Ed Weeks

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Ed Weeks
Born Edward Charles Egerton Weeks
(1980-10-25) October 25, 1980 (age 33)
Banbury, Oxfordshire, England
Nationality English
Occupation Actor, writer
Years active 2002–present

Ed Weeks (born October 25, 1980) is an English actor, comedian and writer, best known for his role as Dr. Jeremy Reed on the FOX comedy series The Mindy Project.

Life and career[edit]

Weeks was educated at Queen's College, Taunton and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was President of the Cambridge Footlights.[1] 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,[2] whereupon he sold an original pilot to CBS.[3][4] In 2012 he was one of the first regular roles cast in The Mindy Project, a comedy pilot from The Office's Mindy Kaling.[5][6] The show was picked up to series by FOX in May 2012.[7]

Weeks is Salvadorean on his mother's side.[8]



Year Title Role Notes
2005-2007 Man Stroke Woman Sketch writer
Nominated – Montreux Rose d’Or for Best Comedy 2007[9]
2006 The Last Word Himself On-air satirical reports
2007 Phoo Action Prince William Won – Scottish BAFTA for Best Television Drama 2008[10]
2007 Comedy Shuffle Himself Sketch writer/performer for this BBC Three sketch comedy showcase[11]
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 Fashion Police Himself
2013 The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Himself


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Cultural offices
Preceded by
James Morris
Footlights President
Succeeded by
Stefan Golaszewski