Anthony Edwards is an American actor. He has since ventured into directing. He became first known during the ’80s, playing Stoner Bud in Fast Times at Ridgemont High. He next appeared in the films Heart Like a Wheel, High School U.S.A., and Revenge of the Nerds. He came to wider prominence as Lt. (j.g.) Nick “Goose” Bradshaw in the 1986 film Top Gun. The following decade, he had performances in the movies Pet Sematary Two, Delta Heat, The Client, and Don’t Go Breaking My Heart. He also became widely known for starring as Dr. Mark Greene on the NBC series ER. This earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in 1998. More recently, he starred as Hank Galliston on the short-lived show Zero Hour.