Who is Edward Furlong?
Edward Furlong was born on August 2, 1977. He is an actor known for his role as John Connor in Terminator 2: Judgment Day. The actor was awarded a Saturn Award and an MTV Movie Awards for his fantastic performance in the film. In addition, Edward Furlong won a Young Artist Award for his work in A Home of Our Own opposite Kathy Bates. Apart from this, Edward Furlong has been a part of movies such as Before and After, Pecker, American History X, Animal Factory, and Detroit Rock Factory.
|Full name||Edward Walter Furlong|
|Known as||Edward Furlong|
|Birthday||August 2, 1977|
|Age||44 years old|
|Place of birth||Glendale, California, U.S.|
Early life, upbringing, and family
Edward Furlong was born in Glendale, California. His full name is Edward Walter Furlong. The actor is the son of Eleanor Torres. Torres worked as a youth-center worker. She was a single mother and raised Edward all on her own. Even to this day, Edward Furlong does not know who his father is and thus, has no relationship with him.
When Edward Furlong started his acting career, his custody was given to his aunt Nancy Tafoya and his uncle Sean Furlong. They had Edward’s custody for several years and they also served as Edward’s manager at the beginning of his career.
Edward Furlong career
At the age of 14, Edward Furlong stepped into the world of entertainment with his breakout role as John Connor in Terminator 2: Judgement Day. He was awarded an MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Role as well as a Saturn Award for Best Young Actor.
After this, Edward shared screen space with Meryl Streep and Liam Neeson in the 1996 film Before and After. He also appeared in other films such as American Heart, Pet Sematary Two, Little Odessa, Pecker, Detroit Rock City, Animal Factory, and American History X.
Likewise, Edward was also a part of Aerosmith’s music video for “Livin’ on the Edge” and Metallica’s music video for “The Unnamed Feeling”. In 2001, Furlong had a role in I Cavalieri che fecero l’impresa aka The Knights of the Quest. In 2004, Furlong was a part of the low-budget independent film Jimmy and Judy where he appeared alongside Rachael Bella.
In 2005, Furlong landed the lead role in Crow: Wicked Prayer (2005). The following year, he made an appearance in the TV program CSI: NY as Shane Casey. In addition, he had a brief role in the 2011 film The Green Hornet.
Relationships and dating history
In 1992, Edward Furlong started dating his 28-year-old tutor, Jacqueline Domac. During this time, Furlong was only 15 years old. In 1999, Domac sued Furlong accusing him of domestic violence.
On April 19, 2006, Furlong got married to his girlfriend, Rachael Bella. The couple welcomed their son in September 2006. After three years of marriage, Rachael Bella filed for divorce.
During the court proceedings, the actress stated that their son had tested positive for cocaine. Owing to this, the judge ruled that Edward Furlong’s visits to his son had to be supervised. Presently, Edward Furlong is in a relationship with Monica Keena.
Edward Furlong’s drug addiction
Since the start of his career, Furlong has battled alcoholism and drug addiction. In October 2000, the actor entered rehab to receive treatment for his cocaine and heroin addiction. However, he quickly relapsed and checked into rehab again in 2013. This was a turning point in Furlong’s life as he decided to finally overcome his drug addiction and become sober once and for all.
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Edward Furlong filmography:
|1991||Terminator 2: Judgment Day||John Connor|
|1992||Pet Sematary Two||Jeff Matthews|
|1992||American Heart||Nick Kelson|
|1993||A Home of Our Own||Shayne Lacey|
|1994||Little Odessa||Reuben Shapira|
|1995||The Grass Harp||Collin Fenwick|
|1996||T2-3D: Battle Across Time||John Connor|
|1996||Before and After||Jacob Ryan|
|1998||American History X||Danny Vinyard|
|1999||Detroit Rock City||‘Hawk’|
|2000||Animal Factory||Ron Decker|
|2001||Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy||Himself|
|2001||The Knights of the Quest||Simon Di Clarendon|
|2003||Three Blind Mice||Thomas Cross|
|2005||The Crow: Wicked Prayer||Jimmy Cuervo / The Crow|
|2005||Cruel World||Philip Markham|
|2006||Jimmy and Judy||Jimmy Wright|
|2006||The Visitation||Brandon Nichols|
|2006||The Covenant: Brotherhood of Evil||David Goodman|
|2006||Warriors of Terra||Chris|
|2007||Living & Dying||Sam|
|2008||Dark Reel||Adam Waltz|
|2009||Night of the Demons||Colin Levy|
|2011||The Green Hornet||Mr. Tupper|
|2011||This Is Not a Movie||Pete Nelson|
|2011||Below Zero||Jack / Frank|
|2012||For The Love of Money||Tommy|
|2013||The Zombie King||Samuel Peters / The Zombie King|
|2013||Assault on Wall Street||Sean|
|2014||The Last Light||Noah|
|2015||A Perfect Vacation||Berto|
|2016||A Winter Rose||Willy|
|2019||Terminator: Dark Fate||John Connor, Reference|
|1991||Saturday Night Live||John Connor (Uncredited)|
|1992||The Tonight Show with Jay Leno||Himself (Guest)|
|1993||Late Night with Conan O’Brien||Himself (Guest)|
|2001||The Andy Dick Show||Himself|
|2003||V Graham Norton||Himself (Guest)|
|2003||On ne peut pas plaire à tout le monde||Himself|
|2005||Poorman’s Bikini Beach||Himself|
|2006||CSI: NY||Shane Casey|
|2012||The Glades||Way N.E. Bey/Wayne Balldinger|
|2014||FanGirl Academy: 101||Himself|
|2015||From the Mouths of Babes||Himself|
|2015||Star Trek: Renegades||Fixer|
|1993||Livin’ on the Edge||Aerosmith|
|2004||The Unnamed Feeling||Metallica|
|2007||Still in Love with You||Five A.M.|
Awards and nominations:
|1992||MTV Movie Award||Best Breakthrough Performance||Terminator 2: Judgment Day||Won|
|1992||Saturn Award||Best Performance by a Younger Actor||Terminator 2: Judgment Day||Won|
|1993||Saturn Award||Best Performance by a Younger Actor||Pet Sematary Two||Nominated|
|1994||Independent Spirit Award||Best Supporting Male||American Heart||Nominated|
|1994||Young Artist Award||Best Youth Actor Leading Role in a Motion Picture Drama||A Home of Our Own||Won|
|1994||Young Artist Award||Outstanding Youth Ensemble in a Motion Picture (shared with Miles Feulner, Clarissa Lassig, Amy Sakasitz, and Sarah Schaub)||A Home of Our Own||Nominated|
|1998||ACCA||Best Actor in a Supporting Role||American History X||Nominated|
|1999||Young Artist Award||Best Supporting Young Actor Performance in a Feature Film||American History X||Nominated|