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|Born||Edgar Miguel Diogo de Morais
25 June 1989
Edgar Morais is an actor.
Morais was born in Portugal to an antique restorer mother and a contractor father. He was raised in Lisbon and attended EPTC (Professional Theater School of Cascais) one of Portugal's oldest and most prestigious acting schools. Morais speaks fluent English, Portuguese, French, and Spanish.
Edgar Morais currently lives in New York City.
While living in Los Angeles, Morais was cast in the Lucas Elliot Eberl-directed drama, Fault Line (2009) alongside Michael Welch, Chris Marquette, Leah Pipes and Angela Sarafyan, in the hit NBC TV show CTRL, directed by Robert Kirbyson starring Steve Howey and Tony Hale, and in Q'orianka Kilcher's (Terrence Malick's The New World) directional debut film, Saudade. Morais also appeared in Chasing Eagle Rock directed by Erick Avari, starring Beth Behrs and Michael Welch, in The Monogamy Experiment directed by Amy Rider alongside Shailene Woodley and Renee Olstead and in Oh Gallow Lay directed by Julian Wayser which premiered at the Venice Film Festival in 2015.
Morais can be next seen in the forthcoming films Marfa Girl 2 directed by Larry Clark, Chalk directed by Victoria Mahoney alongside Shiloh Fernandez and Mirrah Folks and in the film You Above All, co-starring Olivia Thirlby, Steven Weber, Richard Riehle and John Robinson, which Morais also co-wrote and co-directed.
Morais made his stage debut in William Shakespeare's Macbeth at the Mirita Casimiro Theater in Lisbon in 2006. He's appeared in many theater productions since including Moliere's A Rehearsal at Versailles, Brian Friel's Lovers, Jean Genet's Deathwatch and Arnold Wesker's The Kitchen.
Morais is also known for his role as Lucius in the Portuguese Golden Globe winning adaptation of The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, written by William Shakespeare and directed by Luís Miguel Cintra, at the Municipal Theater Saint Luiz in Lisbon.
|2007||From Now On||Catarina Ruivo||Winner of the Audience Award at Rio de Janeiro Film Festival|
|2008||Coach Shane||Drew Renaud|
|2009||Fault Line||Lucas Elliot Eberl||Audience Award Winner at NewFilmmakers LA Film Festival|
|Miss Nothing (music video)||Meiert Avis||Single - The Pretty Reckless|
|2011||Chasing Eagle Rock||Erick Avari|
|You Are The Blood||Rafael Morais|
|2015||The Monogamy Experiment||Amy Rider|
|Oh Gallow Lay||Julian Wayser||Venice Film Festival 2015|
|You Above All||Lucas Elliot Eberl
|Marfa Girl 2||Larry Clark||Filming|