Mini Bio (1)
Actor/Producer Edward Enriquez-Cohen began his career in theater at the early age of 10 in his hometown of Tucson,AZ. He studied at An Actors Studio in Tucson, AZ, sister school to the Actor's Studio in NYC. Immediately upon finishing school Edward began pursuing his career in theater and some of his extensive credits include Felix in Owl and the Pussycat, Bruce in Beyond Therapy, Teen Angel in Grease, Phil in Boys' Life and Chorus Line for which he received critical acclaim playing the role of Paul San Marco to name a few. Since settling in Los Angeles in 2001 Edward has been non-stop pursuing his career both as an actor and producer.
In LA theater his recent credits include the original comedy musical A Compulsive Line written and directed by John McCrite and in April 2012 starred in Cruising Con La Virgin which was part of Car Plays: LA Stories at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. He has had co-star television roles on Will and Grace, Curb Your Enthusiasm and a recurring role as Bryce on the daytime drama The Young and the Restless.
In the last several years he has had continued success with the lead roles in the short films Suripanta (nominated for a 2008 Imagine Award for best short film), Take My Wife (official selection of the 2010 Cannes Independent Film Festival), Laugh and Die (winner of the Big Apple Film Festival for best short), the successful psychological thriller Ellen (official selection of the Hollyshorts Film Festival 2011 and the San Diego Film Festival 2011 where he also was awarded Best Actor in a Short) and a co-star role in the very popular short film Incest! The Musical, which has been in over 30 film festivals in the last several years. He can also be seen in co-star roles in the feature films Because I Said So opposite Diane Keaton and in J Edgar directed by Clint Eastwood and opposite Leonardo DiCaprio. He can be seen in the lead role as Annabelle Berkshire in hysterical web-series Chick Chat the Web-series which he also has co-written/produced with writer/director Luis Bustamante and will soon be starring in as guest star role in the up coming pilot Burnt Out.
As a producer, Edward started his career at CBS Television City working in production for the hit daytime shows The Price Is Right, The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful. He then began spreading his wings as a producer in 2006 by teaming up with actor/producer Jason Director and his theater production company The Irreputible Theater Co West to co-star and co-produce the play Boys Life by Howard Korder. That same year he was hired as the Unit Production Manager and Background Casting Director for the successful independent feature film Fifty Pills starting Lou Taylor Pucci, Kristen Bell, Jane Lynch and Michael Pena.
After the success of Fifty Pills his producing career has been non-stop producing seven very successful short films. His credits included Take My Wife (official selection of the Cannes Independent Film Festival) and his first short Little Boy Blues, which was sold and distributed by Picture This Distribution. He formed a very successful producing partnership with writer/director David Rodriguez-Estrada producing the successful short films Suripanta (nominated in 2008 for an Imagine Award for best short) and Existes (official selection of Palm Springs International Short Film Festival and Lakino Berlin Film Festival) to name a few. He is also working on his 4 season of The Voice on NBC as the VIP Talent Check-in Coordinator and has re-teamed with writer/director Brett Carlson and actor/producer Kai de Mello as the lead producer in the feature length version of Take My Wife currently in pre-production.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Edward Enriquez-Cohen