Better known as an "Ed Grady". He was a popular American film, TV and stage actor and teacher. He graduated from the University of North Carolina where he studied Theater and English and earned Bachelor of Arts degree. Throughout his career he taught at Freedom High School in Morganton and at Keenan High School in Columbia. Throughout his acting career played on many films and plays like A Simple Twist of Fate, Lolita, The Notebook, Alex Haley's Queen, Unto These Hills and many others. Grady died at Palmetto Richland Hospital on December 10, 2012.