Ed Sanders (actor)
|Born||Edward William Sanders
4 February 1993
East Sussex, England
|Other names||Edward Sanders|
|Height||5ft 11in (approx. 180cm)|
Edward William "Ed" Sanders (born 4 February 1993) is an English actor and singer. He is best known for his performance as Tobias Ragg in the 2007 film Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. He was also featured on the film's soundtrack. He also appeared in the award-winning historical adventure drama film, Hugo (film) in 2011 where he was part of the ensemble.
Sanders was educated at Copthorne Preparatory School and sat his GCSE Exams at Ardingly College. Sanders successfully auditioned for the role of Toby, a role which he had won against hundreds of other boys in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Sanders is now working as a Sound Engineer in Hackney at Sound Solution Studios and he attends Kensington and Chelsea College two days a week.
Awards and nominations
- Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards - Critics Choice Award for Best Young Actor for his role in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) (nominated)
- Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2007 - Sierra Award for Youth in Film - Male for his role in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) (won)
- Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2007- PFCS Award for Best Performance by a Youth in a Lead or Supporting Role - Male for his role in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) (won)
- Young Artist Award 2008 - Best Performance of a Supporting Young Actor in a feature film - Comedy or Musical for his role in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2008) (nominated)
- Stayton, Jonathan (2006-01-24). "Child star of Sweeney Todd barber film takes short cut to fame". Brighton: The Argus. Retrieved 2008-02-14.
- "Best Young Actor". Critics' Choice Awards. VH1. Retrieved 2008-02-03.
- "LVFCS Sierra Award winners 2007". Las Vegas Film Critics Society. Retrieved 2008-02-10.
- Maxwell, Erin (2007-12-19). "Phoenix critics adore 'Old Men'". Variety. Retrieved 2008-02-10.
- "29th Annual Young Artist Awards/Special Awards". Retrieved 2009-01-12.