Ed Begley Jnr. first came to audiences attention for his portrayal of Dr. Victor Ehrlich on the long-running hit television series St. Elsewhere, for which he received six Emmy nominations.
Film credits include Greedy, The Accidental Tourist, She-Devil and The In-Laws. On television he had recurring roles on Jack & Bobby, Six Feet Under and 7th Heaven.
He also guest-starred in such series as The West Wing, The Practice, The Drew Carey Show, Touched By an Angel, and Providence.
He currently stars as Dr. Walter Krandall on the sitcom Gary Unmarried, since 2008.
Begley also starred in the West Coast premiere of David Mamet's Cryptogram at the Geffen Playhouse, in the role that he originated in Boston and then in New York.