Edward Furlong (Actor) as John Connor - Terminator 2
 
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Updated: 3/4/10

Name: Edward Furlong

Born: August 2, 1977, Glendale, California

Claim To Fame: He made his breakthrough into acting with his famous role as John Connor in Terminator 2: Judgment Day.

Family Life: Furlong married Rachael Bella on April 19, 2006, and they had a son, Ethan Page Furlong, on September 21, 2006. Bella filed for divorce in 2009 citing irreconcilable differences.

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Info: After his breakthrough role in Terminator 2, he appeared in a series of films and indies, including Before and After, Little Odessa, and Pet Sematary Two. During the early 1990s, he was featured in Aerosmith's music video for Livin' on the Edge, played the lead role of Michael Browner in the film Brainscan, and starred in the film adaptation of Truman Capote's The Grass Harp.

In 1998, he starred in American History X alongside Edward Norton, and appeared in his first comedy role in Pecker, directed by John Waters. He has also appeared other films such as Detroit Rock City Animal Factory, and played the lead in the fourth film in The Crow series, The Crow: Wicked Prayer.

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Trivia: Has a younger half-brother, Bobby Torres, from his mother's marriage to Moises Torres.

Attended Charles W. Eliot Middle School in Altadena, and South Pasadena Junior High School in South Pasadena, California.

Achieved popularity in Japan following Terminator 2, and appeared in advertisements for various Japanese products.

Released an album in Japan called Hold on Tight, which included a cover of The Doors song "People Are Strange".

Modeled for Calvin Klein in 1996, and for The Gap in 1999.

Was arrested in 2001 for two separate incidents involving driving without a license and DUI.

Is a supporter of animal rights, and has campaigned for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

Was arrested in 2004 for trying to remove lobsters from a Meijer grocery store in Florence, Kentucky.

Rated #69 in VH1's list of the "100 Greatest Kid Stars".

Was discovered by casting director Mali Finn at the Boys Club of Pasadena.

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Where Are They Now: Furlong continues to act and is in the process of wrapping up work on a few different productions. Look for him in the 2010 remake of the 1988 horror classic Night of the Demons, in Mortician 3D alongside Method Man, and as Ravi in the psychological thriller Crave.

Write To Edward Furlong:
Edward Furlong
8271 Melrose Ave. #110
Los Angeles, CA 90046

Videos: Terminator 2 - Trailer http://www.evtv1.com/player.aspx?itemnum=7708 American History X - Trailer http://www.evtv1.com/player.aspx?itemnum=8631





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