Ed Wright rose to fame as an actor, gracing the silver screen many times over the course of his Hollywood career. Wright kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Gang War" (1958) with Charles Bronson, the western "Showdown at Boot Hill" (1958) with Charles Bronson and the western "The Oregon Trail" (1959) with Fred MacMurray. In the seventies, Wright devoted his time to various credits, such as "Death Threat" (1976) starring William Smith, "The Chicken Chronicles" (1977) starring Phil Silvers and "Stranger in Our House" (NBC, 1978-79). He also worked on "Thunder and Lightning" (1978) starring David Carradine. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the horror feature "When a Stranger Calls" (1979) with Charles Durning, the Dorothy Holland drama "Summerspell" (1983) and the drama "Listen to Me" (1989) with Kirk Cameron. He also appeared in the Nicolas Cage adventurous drama "Wild At Heart" (1990). Wright most recently worked on "Plunkett & Macleane" (1999).