|Born||Edward Charles Egerton Weeks
October 25, 1980
Banbury, Oxfordshire, England
Life and career
Weeks was educated at Queen's College, Taunton and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was President of the Cambridge Footlights. Upon graduating, he wrote for various TV shows, including Man Stroke Woman, Clone and Hotel Trubble (all BBC). As an actor, he appeared in My Family (BBC), The IT Crowd (Channel 4), Not Going Out (BBC) and Phoo Action (BBC) in which he played Prince William. He was also Olivia Lee's sidekick and co-prankster on her hidden camera show Dirty Sexy Funny (Comedy Central).
In 2011 Weeks moved to Los Angeles, whereupon he sold an original pilot to CBS. In 2012 he was one of the first regular roles cast in The Mindy Project, a comedy pilot from The Office's Mindy Kaling. The show was picked up to series by FOX in May 2012.
Weeks is Salvadorean on his mother's side.
|2005-2007||Man Stroke Woman||Sketch writer
Nominated – Montreux Rose d’Or for Best Comedy 2007
|2006||The Last Word||Himself||On-air satirical reports|
|2007||Phoo Action||Prince William||Won – Scottish BAFTA for Best Television Drama 2008|
|2007||Comedy Shuffle||Himself||Sketch writer/performer for this BBC Three sketch comedy showcase|
|2009-2011||Olivia Lee: Dirty Sexy Funny||Various||Performer and contributing writer for this hidden camera show|
|2009||Not Going Out||Robin||Guest star|
|2009||My Family||Wilkinson||Guest star|
|2009||Transmission Impossible with Ed and Oucho||Chad Whackman||Guest star|
|2010||The IT Crowd||John||Guest star|
|2010||Hotel Trubble||Darren Chiseljaw||Guest star|
|2010||Dick and Dom's Funny Business||Dexter||Guest star|
|2012-present||The Mindy Project||Jeremy Reed||Series regular|
|2013||In Bed with Joan||Himself||Web series|
|2013||The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson||Himself|
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- "Ed Weeks of ‘The Mindy Project’". The New York Times.
- "Ed Weeks interview for The Mindy Project". channel4.com.
- "Ferguson shingle taps prez". Variety.
- "Development Update: Friday, February 17". The Futon Critic.
- "Julie White Joins NBC Comedy ‘Go On’ Among Latest Pilot Castings". Deadline.
- "Fox Gives Series Orders to Comedies Mindy Kaling's 'It's Messy,' 'Goodwin Games,' 'Ben & Kate'". The Hollywood Reporter.
- "In Bed With Joan - Episode 9: Ed Weeks".
- "Rose d'Or goes back to its roots". C21Media.
- "BAFTA Scotland Award Winners in 2008". BAFTA.
- "BBC Three - Comedy Shuffle". BBC.