Ed Sanders (television carpenter)

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Ed Sanders
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Sanders working on a house in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.
Born (1968-05-10) May 10, 1968 (age 46)
Wimbledon, London, England
Occupation Carpenter Actor Host
Website
http://www.edsanders.net

Ed Sanders (born 10 May, 1975 age 38, Wimbledon, London) is an English carpenter, actor, and television host. He learned carpentry at his father's behest to help keep himself employed between acting jobs.[1]

In 1999, he landed the role of Eddie Moliano in the Sky1 series Dream Team. He was a reporter for the morning show RI:SE, and eventually became host of the UK version of Fear Factor.

Move to the United States[edit]

In 2004, Sanders moved to the U.S. with his wife and son. He was hired to work as a carpenter and designer on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, where he was severely injured, slicing through his hand, nearly severing his thumb. After months of surgery and therapy, he returned to the show.

During the summer of 2007, Sanders hosted the six episode run of National Bingo Night on ABC, a ratings failure.

On August 15, 2013, AMC debuted the new reality show Owner's Manual hosted by Ed Sanders and Marcus Hunt.

Limey Yank Productions[edit]

In 2006 Sanders started Limey Yank Productions,[2] a creative production company, with American writer Whit Honea.[3] The company name is a play on the slang terms "Limey" due to Sanders being British, and "Yank" as Honea is from the U.S.

Personal life[edit]

Sanders' wife, Gioia (née Gagliano), an Italian-American magazine and fashion-show make-up artist, gave birth to triplet daughters on May 5, 2007 in Los Angeles, California: Scarlette, Azure and Lucia. The couple also has a son, Max (born 2003).[4]

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