Film Bio:
Edward Hightower has been acting since the late 20th Century and has the facial hair to prove it. Honing his craft onstage for much of that time, his first on-camera work was in 1989, improvising award-winning sketch comedy on glamorous SF Bay Area Cable Access. An avid backpacker, Edward prefers trekking alone through the High Sierra to just about anything — except knock-knock jokes and deeply filthy double-entendres. Which he inserts wherever possible. Recent film endeavors include mikO Tolliver’s Section 8, Hassan Said’s This Is Your Song, Nick Anderson & Skyler Henry’s The Merger, and Michael Allen Hennesy’s Critic. Skilled in the reading of Tarot, Edward is happiest with his best role to date: fatherhood. He wrote this bio in third person.

Theatre Bio:

Edward Hightower* (Role) has previously appeared at [THEATRE COMPANY] as [ROLE] in [Title Of Show]. Most recently, Edward played Jacob Marley in Scrooge In Love at 42nd Street Moon, the Narrator in The Rocky Horror Show and Bazaine/Reidel in Luis Valdez’s Adiós Mamá Carlota at San Jose Stage Company (World Premiere). Prior to that: Cervantes / Quixote in Man of La Mancha at Custom Made Theatre Company (2019 SFBATCC Award), Neville Craven in The Secret Garden at 42nd Street Moon, Julian Marsh in 42nd Street at Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre, Billy Flynn in Chicago at Lucky Penny in Napa, Luther Billis in South Pacific at Woodminster Amphitheatre, and Dr. Danielson in The North Pool at Dragon Theatre. Other favorites include Lord Farquaad in Shrek at Woodminster Apmhitheatre (2016 TBA Award), Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady at Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre, Clown Two in The 39 Steps at San Jose Stage Company, Carl-Magnus in A Little Night Music at Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts, The Storyteller in Cotton Patch Gospel at Custom Made Theatre Company, and the Emcee in Cabaret at Napa Valley Broadway Playhouse. He has performed with Theatreworks, Berkeley Playhouse and Sierra Rep, among others. Edward is represented by MDT, and is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association.

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