Edward ‘Ed’ Westwick is an English actor born in 1987. He is famously known for his role in the long running TV show ‘Gossip Girl.’ Born in Hertfordshire, Westwick his parents drove thirty miles so that he could attend the National Youth Theatre in London.
His early appearances included a role on the television series Doctors, Casualty and Afterlife. His film credits include Breaking and Entering, Son of Rambow and Children of Men. In 2007, he was given the role of Chuck Bass in the TV series Gossip Girl and was in the role for five years with the show ending on its 6th season in 2012.
With the show’s success Ed was named one of the sexiest men alive in 2008 by People magazine and appeared on the 100 most beautiful list, with the rest of the cast of Gossip Girl the following year. He also snagged two teen choice awards in 2008 and 2009 for Best TV villain.
He is currently in the post-production adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, set to release in July this year and he is playing the role of Tybalt.