Ed Westwick is British.
He trained at The National Youth Theatre in London and was recently seen in the role of Alex in Alfonso Cuaron's "Children of Men," opposite Clive Owen and Julianne Moore.
Coming up for Westwick: "100 Feet," a supernatural thriller written by and directed by Eric Red; and"Son of Rambow," an independent film directed by Garth Jennings.
Additional movie credits include guest leads in "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 lives outside London.
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