Actor

Eddie Barbanell

Eddie Barbanell- Biography

Edward Eddie Barbanell is a down syndrome American actor and comedian best known for his portrayal as Billy in the 2005 film “The Ringer.” He’s also played a number of supporting roles in addition to leading roles. He is a gifted actor who did not abandon his career due to his handicap, but rather used them to his advantage and progressed to this point.

What is the Net Worth of Eddie Barbanell? Salary, Earnings

Eddie has been in the industry since 2000, and he has appeared in a number of successful films in both major and minor roles. Despite having Down Syndrome from birth, he never gave up and is now a successful businessman. He has an estimated net worth of $11 million, according to 2022, which he makes from his acting and comedy skills.

Eddie Barbanell- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings, Parents

Edward was born in the United States on August 14, 1977, in St. Petersburg, Florida. Eddie has kept his family’s identity a closely guarded secret, never revealing the names of his parents, brothers, or sisters. Eddie is passionate about his work and enjoys acting. Edward was schooled throughout his youth and graduated from Coral Springs High School in 1996. He studied acting with Jay Lynch of the Opus Theatre, Selma Glass of the Coconut Creek Recreation Centre, and Allan Press of the Youth Theatre in Boca Raton, Florida, where he majored in acting.

Quick Facts

Real Name Edward “Eddie” Barbanell
Birth Date 14 August 1977
Age 43 Years
Birth Place St. Petersburg, Florida, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Leo
Height in feet inches – 5’ 2” – in Centimetres – 157 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 59 kg  –  in Pounds –  130 lbs

Eddie Barbanell- Relationship, Married Life, Boyfriend, Girlfriend

Eddie, who was born with Down Syndrome, met his partner on the set, who happens to be a screen actor named Chris Burke. Chris, Eddie’s spouse, was born with the same Syndrome as he was. They haven’t been linked to any children.

Eddie Barbanell- Professional Career

Eddie began his acting career in the year 2000, and he was largely seen in plays at the time. After the release of one of his most well-known films, “The Ringer,” in which he portrayed the character of “Billy,” he took a vacation from performing. Eddie returned to the film industry in October 2010 with a tiny role in Jackass 3D, in which he co-starred with Johnny Knoxville, whom he met on the set of “The Ringer.”

Eddie made a guest appearance as Bradley in the Comedy Central series Workaholics in 2011, which was re-released in 2013 with the new season 3 episode “Booger Nights.” In National Lampoon’s 301: The Legend of Awesomest Maximus, he even played “Testicles’ Cousin.” On August 14, 2013, he made an appearance as a guest on the MTV show Ridiculousness.

In the 2014 film Dumb and Dumber To, he played a nursing home orderly. Eddie is 43 years old now. He has not revealed any of his planned films or plays, nor has he discussed his current filming schedule, whether he is currently involved in it or not. However, we can anticipate seeing him on the big screen or in the theaters.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair color

Eddie Barbanell stands 5 ft 2 inches tall and weighs 59 kg. Furthermore, he has Brown hair and Dark Brown eyes.

Controversies

Eddie was involved in the controversy that erupted in February and March of 2018 when it was announced that a person with Down Syndrome will be cast in the premiere play “Amy and the Orphans.” He starred alongside Mark Blum, Diane Davis, Debra Monk, and many others in this film. The production of the show came to a close on April 22, 2018.

Trivia

  • Eddie received his high school diploma from Coral Springs High School in 1996.
  • In the year 2000, he began his acting career.
  • Barbanell rose to international prominence after starring in the film “The Ringer” as “Billy.”
  • In 2018, he starred in the film “Amy and the Orphans,” which was released.
  • Chris Burke, Eddie’s partner, was born with the same affliction as him.

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