Edward Baker-Duly

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Edward Baker-Duly is a British actor who currently lives in New York.

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He was born in Stockholm, Sweden of British and Swedish parents and has lived in England, Ethopia and South Africa

His UK television work includes playing no-nonsense sports master Chris Malachay in the long-running BBC school drama, Grange Hill, from 2003-2006. Previously he had played Joe Fisher, the Australian partner of gay builder Jason Kirk, in the ITV1 soap Emmerdale. He completed filming Botched alongside Stephen Dorff in 2006, and more recently played the entrepreneur Hermann Hauser in the BBC comedy drama show Micro Men. In December 2010 he played Joachim von Ribbentrop in the BBC Wales/Masterpiece reprisal of Upstairs, Downstairs.

In theatre he has appeared in "West Side Story" directed by Arthur Laurents, "South Pacific", directed by Trevor Nunn and originated the role of Ashley Wilkes in Trevor Nunn's West End musical adaptation of Gone With The Wind in 2008. he has also appeared in Rookery Nook at the Menier Chocolate Factory.

He created the role of the Tin Man in Andrew Lloyd Webber's West End production of The Wizard of Oz.[1] He also portrays Aunt Em and Uncle Henry's farmhand, Hickory, who is the Tin Man's Kansas Counterpart.

In 2013 he moved to New York, where he and his family now reside, and appeared in the Off-Broadway production of Peter And The Starcatcher.

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