Career: Ed started his career at the National Youth Theatre in London. After a series of small UK TV roles on shows including Casualty and Doctors, he got his break in 2007, when he was cast as Chuck Bass in Gossip Girl. His film roles include Breaking and Entering, Son of Rambow, Chalet Girl and S Darko. He also fronted indie rock band The Filthy Youth, but put his music career on hold to focus on acting.
Relationships: Ed started dating his Gossip Girl co-star Jessica Szohr in December 2008 and they have had an on-off relationship ever since.
FYI: Ed shares a Manhattan apartment with his Gossip Girl co-star Chase Crawford.