Weeks at PaleyFest 2013
|Born||25 October 1980|
Banbury, England, UK
|Alma mater||Trinity College, Cambridge|
|Occupation||Actor, comedian, writer, producer|
|Partner(s)||Bellamy Young (2016-2017)|
Edward Charles Egerton Weeks (born 25 October 1980) is an English actor. Weeks is also a comedian, writer and producer. Between 2012 and 2017 he played Dr. Jeremy Reed on the Fox (now Hulu) comedy series The Mindy Project. He also starred as Colin on the Fox comedy series LA to Vegas.
Early 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 Olivia Lee's sidekick and co-prankster on her Comedy Central hidden camera show Dirty Sexy Funny.
In November 2015, ABC bought the rights to a comedy series that Weeks co-wrote with Hannah Mackay (former writer on Peep Show) and ordered a pilot. The show was to be produced by Weeks, Mackay and Mindy Kaling.
In March 2017, Weeks joined the Fox comedy pilot LA to Vegas, playing a recovering alcoholic/gambler/sex addict who is separated from his wife. In May the same year, the pilot was picked up for series.
|2009||The Interviewee||Interviewer No. 3||Short film|
|2015||3rd Street Blackout||Nathan Blonket|
|2015||The Leisure Class||Charles Devonshire||HBO's Project Greenlight 2015|
|2005–2007||Man Stroke Woman||Writer; 8 episodes|
|2007||Comedy Shuffle||Various||2 episodes; also writer|
|2008||Phoo Action||Prince William||One-off drama|
|2009||Not Going Out||Robin||Episode: "Party"|
|2009||Transmission Impossible with Ed and Oucho||Chad Whackman||Episode 8|
|2010–2011||Dirty Sexy Funny||Various||16 episodes; also writer|
|2010||The IT Crowd||John||Episode: "Jen the Fredo"|
|2010||My Family||Wilkinson||Episode: "Slammertime"|
|2010||Hotel Trubble||Darren Chiseljaw||Episode: "Strictly Come Prancing"|
|2011||Dick and Dom's Funny Business||Dexter||2 episodes|
|2012–2017||The Mindy Project||Jeremy Reed||Main cast|
|2015||Royal Pains||Cole Chapman Smith||Guest star|
|2016||House of Lies||Daniel Hathaway||Guest star|
|2018||LA to Vegas||Colin McCormack||Lead Role|
|2019||American Housewife||British Greg Otto||Episode: "The Bromance Before Christmas"|
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- Andreeva, Nellie (1 April 2017). "Ed Weeks Set To Topline Fox Comedy Pilot 'LA -> Vegas'". Deadline. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
- Andreeva, Nellie (10 May 2017). "'Ghosted' & 'LA To Vegas' Comedy Pilots Get Fox Series Orders". Deadline. Retrieved 11 May 2017.