Ed Westwick stars as Chuck Bass in The CW’s hit drama Gossip Girl, from Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage (The O.C.), based on the tremendously popular book series about privileged teenagers in New York City.
An emerging British actor trained at The National Youth Theatre in London, Westwick appeared in two high profile features. He played the role of Alex in Alfonso Cuarón’s Children of Men, opposite Clive Owen and Julianne Moore. Westwick was also seen playing the role of Zoran in Anthony Mighella’s Breaking and Entering, opposite Jude Law, Juliette Binoche and Robin Wright Penn. His film credits also include Son of Rambow. During the last hiatus, Westwick starred in the feature film Chalet Girl, slated for release at the end of 2010.
His additional television credits include guest-starring roles in Californication, Afterlife for ITV1, Casualty for the BBC, Doctors for the BBC and Dream Team for Sky One.
When not filming Gossip Girl in New York City, Westwick resides outside London.