Ed Sahely

Ed Sahely is a Canadian actor who is best known for his role as Possum Lake business entrepreneur Murray Woolworth on the second season of The Red Green Show.[1]

Ed Sahely
Edward Sahely

1969 (age 51–52)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
OccupationActor, comedian, director
Years active1983–present


Sahely spent seven years performing and writing with The Second City and received a Dora Mavor Moore Award for work on the Toronto Mainstage. Sahely was co-creator with Kathy Greenwood and Jonathan Wilson of the improv troupe Not to Be Repeated,[2] which was later developed into the television series This Sitcom Is...Not to Be Repeated for CTV and The Comedy Channel.[3]

Television, film and theater creditsEdit

Sahely's television and film acting credits include principal roles in: Three To Tango, Monk, Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye, Getting Along Famously, The Jane Show, Instant Star, The 11th Hour, Robocop: The Series, Traders and Due South. Theater acting credits include: The Drowsy Chaperone, Annie, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Outrageous, Lend Me a Tenor and Weekend Comedy. Directing credits include: Christian Republican Fundraiser In Dayton Tennessee, The Catering Queen, My Own Private Oshawa, Rum and Vodka, The Golden Mile, Joan Of Montreal and Finding Regina.

Personal lifeEdit

Sahely is openly gay,[4] and has been teaching Group Improv for Actors to the first-year theatre students at George Brown College since 2005.



  1. ^ "Season 2 Characters". The Classic Red Green Page.
  2. ^ "A Brand-New Play Every Night? AIIEEE!" Archived 2013-06-20 at archive.today. Eye Weekly, May 4, 1995.
  3. ^ "Training Center - Faculty - The Second City - 50 Years of Funny". The Second City. Archived from the original on 2010-01-02. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
  4. ^ "Honest Ed". NOW, May 12, 2005.

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