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Born: September 12, 1958 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: singer, actor

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Gregg Edelman was an actor who made a successful career for himself in film. Edelman began his acting career in comedies like "Crimes and Misdemeanors" (1989) starring Woody Allen, "Green Card" (1990) and the Goldie Hawn blockbuster "The First Wives Club" (1996). He also appeared in "Hudson River Blues" (1997). In the nineties and the early 2000s, Edelman devoted his time to various credits, such as "Buster & Chauncey's Silent Night" (1998), "Cradle Will Rock" (1999) starring Hank Azaria and "City by the Sea" (2002). He also worked on "Hollywood Ending" (2002) starring Isaac Mizrahi. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Tobey Maguire blockbuster action flick "Spider-Man 2" (2004), "Little Children" (2006) and the Sandra Bullock hit romantic comedy "The Proposal" (2009). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The Good Wife" (CBS, 2009-). Edelman most recently acted in "Liberal Arts" (2012). Edelman was married to Carolee Carmello and had two children.

Gregg Edelman was an actor who made a successful career for himself in film. Edelman began his acting career in comedies like "Crimes and Misdemeanors" (1989) starring Woody Allen, "Green Card" (1990) and the Goldie Hawn blockbuster "The First Wives Club" (1996). He also appeared in "Hudson River Blues" (1997). In the nineties and the early 2000s, Edelman devoted his time to various credits, such as "Buster & Chauncey's Silent Night" (1998), "Cradle Will Rock" (1999) starring Hank Azaria and "City by the Sea" (2002). He also worked on "Hollywood Ending" (2002) starring Isaac Mizrahi. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Tobey Maguire blockbuster action flick "Spider-Man 2" (2004), "Little Children" (2006) and the Sandra Bullock hit romantic comedy "The Proposal" (2009). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The Good Wife" (CBS, 2009-). Edelman most recently acted in "Liberal Arts" (2012). Edelman was married to Carolee Carmello and had two children.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Liberal Arts (2012)
2.
 Proposal, The (2009)
3.
 Little Children (2006)
4.
 Spider-Man 2 (2004) Dr. Davis
5.
 City by the Sea (2002) A.P.C. Johnson
6.
 Hollywood Ending (2002) Galaxie Executive
7.
 Cradle Will Rock (1999) Dream Larry Foreman (Blitzstein)
8.
 Hudson River Blues (1997) Dudley
9.
 First Wives Club, The (1996) Mark Loest
10.
 Green Card (1990) Phil
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1980:
Acting debut in theater as part of the ensemble in "Evita"
1984:
Broadway debut in "Oliver!"
1986:
Cast in the original production of "Cats"
1987:
Cast as Cliff in the Broadway revival of "Cabaret"
1989:
Appeared in "City of Angels" where he met his future wife Carolee Carmello
1989:
Made his film debut in Woody Allen's "Crimes and Misdemeanors"
1990:
Played Andie MacDowell's boyfriend in "Green Card"
1992:
Earned a Tony nomination for his role in "Anna Karenina"
1997:
Cast in the musical revival of "1776"; nominated for a Drama Desk and Tony Award
1999:
Played Javert in the Broadway production of "Les Miserables"
2001:
Cast as The Lecturer in the Off-Broadway musical "Reefer Madness"
2002:
Played Cinderella's Prince/the Wolf in a revival of "Into the Woods"
2006:
Portrayed Kate Winslet's husband in Todd Field's "Little Children"
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Education

North Niles High School: Chicago , Illinois -
Northwestern University: Evanston , Illinois -

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wife:
Carolee Carmello. Actor, singer. First met when they worked together in "City of Angels"; remet when they were cast opposite one another in "Arthur: The Musical".

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daughter:
Zoe Edelman. Born c. 1995.
son:
Ethan Lee Edelman. Born on March 8, 2001.

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