Ed Sahely

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Ed Sahely
Born Edward Sahely
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actor, comedian, director
Years active 1983–present

Ed Sahely is a Canadian actor who is best remembered for his role as Possum Lake business entrepreneur Murray Woolworth on the second season of The Red Green Show.[1]


Sahely spent seven years performing and writing with The Second City and received a Dora Mavor Moore Award for work on the Toronto Mainstage. Sahely was co-creator with Kathy Greenwood and Jonathan Wilson of the improv troupe Not to Be Repeated,[2] which was later developed into the television series This Sitcom Is...Not to Be Repeated for CTV and The Comedy Channel.[3]

Television, film and theater credits[edit]

Sahely's television and film acting credits include principal roles in: Three To Tango, Monk, Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye, Getting Along Famously, The Jane Show, Instant Star, The 11th Hour, Robocop: The Series, Traders and Due South. Theater acting credits include: The Drowsy Chaperone, Annie, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Outrageous, Lend Me a Tenor and Weekend Comedy. Directing credits include: Christian Republican Fundraiser In Dayton Tennessee, The Catering Queen, My Own Private Oshawa, Rum and Vodka, The Golden Mile, Joan Of Montreal and Finding Regina.

Personal life[edit]

Sahely is openly gay,[4] and has been teaching Group Improv for Actors to the first-year theatre students at George Brown College since 2005.



  1. ^ [1] Season 2 Characters - The Classic Red Green Page
  2. ^ "A Brand-New Play Every Night? AIIEEE!". Eye Weekly, May 4, 1995.
  3. ^ [2]- Training Center - Faculty - - The Second City - 50 Years of Funny
  4. ^ "Honest Ed". NOW, May 12, 2005.

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