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Also Known As: Died: August 26, 1998
Born: August 29, 1928 Cause of Death: lung cancer
Birth Place: Jackson Heights, New York Profession:

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Young actor whose feature film career began with the demanding role of Fred Savage's traumatized brother, a child video-gamehead with a touch of genius in "The Wizard" (1989). Edwards followed this up with TV appearances on "21 Jump Street" (1989) and "Roseanne" (1989) and finally another agonistic role, that of young Steven who is kidnapped and severely abused in the true-life TV miniseries, "I Know My First Name Is Steven" (1989). On the TV show "Davis Rules" (1991-92), Edwards played one of the three sons of elementary school principal and single parent. He next turned up in the failed Disney musical "Newsies" (1992) as one of the group of singing, dancing pre-teen newsboys who go on strike. Edwards advanced to a starring role in the family feature, "Little Big League", playing a callow heir to a major league baseball team.

Young actor whose feature film career began with the demanding role of Fred Savage's traumatized brother, a child video-gamehead with a touch of genius in "The Wizard" (1989). Edwards followed this up with TV appearances on "21 Jump Street" (1989) and "Roseanne" (1989) and finally another agonistic role, that of young Steven who is kidnapped and severely abused in the true-life TV miniseries, "I Know My First Name Is Steven" (1989). On the TV show "Davis Rules" (1991-92), Edwards played one of the three sons of elementary school principal and single parent. He next turned up in the failed Disney musical "Newsies" (1992) as one of the group of singing, dancing pre-teen newsboys who go on strike. Edwards advanced to a starring role in the family feature, "Little Big League", playing a callow heir to a major league baseball team.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Ride a Violent Mile (1957) Susan Crowley
2.
 The Dalton Girls (1957) Columbine Dalton
3.
 Powder River (1953) Debbie Allen
4.
 Woman in the Dark (1952) Anna Reichardt
5.
 Captive of Billy the Kid (1952) Nancy McCreary
6.
 Pony Soldier (1952) Emerald Neeley
7.
 Heart of the Rockies (1951) June Willard
8.
 Spoilers of the Plains (1951) Frankie Manning
9.
 The Wild Blue Yonder (1951) Connie Hudson
10.
 Street Bandits (1951) Mildred Anderson
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husband:
Ralph Winters. Casting director. Married in 1951; divorced in 1959; father of her three children.
husband:
Jerry Friedman. Second husband; divorced.

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daughter:
Deborah Winters. Actor. Survived her.
daughter:
Rebecca Winters. Survived her.
son:
David Winters. Survived her.

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