as CHUCK BASS
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.
Westwick will next be seen in “Romeo and Juliet” to be directed by Carlo Carlei and written by Julian Fellowes. Westwick will star opposite Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth and Paul Giamatti.
He was seen in last year's “J. Edgar” opposite Leonardo DiCaprio for iconic director Clint Eastwood. He was also seen in the UK feature “Chalet Girl” opposite Bill Nighy and Felicity Jones for director Phil Traill.
Westwick had a guest star role on “Californication” as Balt, a vampire-obsessed student of Hank’s, played by David Duchovny.
He was also seen in “Son of Rambow,” an independent film directed by Garth Jennings. Westwick played Lawrence, a bully and surrogate father figure to his devoted younger brother. “Son of Rambow,” which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, caused quite a buzz at the festival, selling to Paramount Vantage for the highest amount at the festival.
Westwick was awarded the Young Hollywood Breakthrough Award at the 2009 Young Hollywood Awards. An emerging young British actor trained at The National Youth Theatre in London, Westwick has been seen in “100 Feet” starring Famke Janssen and Bobby Cannavale and “S. Darko” a sequel to the hit movie “Donnie Darko”. He also played the role of Alex in Alfonso Cuaron'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.
Additional 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 resides outside London.