|Born:||Steven Edward Schwartz|
August 23, 1948
New York City, New York, USA
Steve Edwards (born August 23, 1948; age 71) played a news anchor during Season 5 of 24. He is, in reality, the lead anchor of Good Day L.A., a morning news and infotainment program that airs on KTTV.
Biography and career Edit
Steve Edwards was born in New York City. He completed a Bachelor's degree in History from the University of Miami, and then started a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Houston. During college, Edwards met Jean Edwards, who would become his wife. The couple has two children together.
Edwards' first broadcasting job was in the late 1960s with KMSC radio in Houston, Texas. After that, he moved to KTRH, where he hosted a nighttime call-in show. During his time in Houston, Edwards also worked at CBS television affiliate KHOU-TV, where he was a news anchor and host. In the 1970s, he worked at ABC-owned WLS-TV in Chicago, hosting AM Chicago and Friday Night with Steve Edwards.
In 1978, Edwards moved to Los Angeles, where he worked at CBS-owned KNXT, hosting the daily show Two on the Town, with Connie Chung and later Melody Rogers. He also served as an entertainment editor and weatherman for the station. From 2008 to 2017, Edwards was the host of Good Day L.A. That year, he was dismissed after sexual harassment allegations.
24 credits Edit
Selected filmography Edit
- Volcano (1997)
- Raising Hope (2010-2013)
- 24 (2006)
- Street Hawk (1985)
- On Stage America (1984)