13. November 2018 - 06:51 Uhr / Lara Graff
Anthony Edwards also starred on "E.R."

"Top Gun": This is what "Goose" looks like today

Anthony Edwards

Anthony Edwards

With the eighties movie Top Gun, Anthony Edwards became world-famous alongside Tom Cruise. As the likeable "Goose", Edwards inspired the audience. Find out here what the actor is doing today.

Anthony Edwards (56) became famous as the friendly weapons systems officer "Nick 'Goose' Bradshaw" in Top Gun. Although "Goose" tragically dies in the action thriller, his character is known as one of the most popular of the film. Thanks to Top Gun, Tom Cruise (56) turned into a Hollywood superstar. But what happened to the "Goose" actor Anthony Edwards?

Anthony Edwards Top Gun Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise und Anthony Edwards

Edwards had his big break in 1986 with his role in Top Gun. But even after the action film, he was able to keep up his successes. In 1988, he starred in the movie Hawks and his role once again brought him worldwide fame. Afterwards, the 56-year-old managed to get further film offers, too.

Anthony Edwards starred in Top Gun as "Maverick's" co pilot "Goose".

Anthony Edwards starred in Top Gun as "Maverick's" co pilot "Goose".

Top Gun-star Anthony Edwards today

Edwards had his biggest success with the hospital series E.R.. From 1994 to 2002, he portrayed "Dr. Mark Greene" for over eight seasons, alongside the likes of stars such as George Clooney (57). Anthony Edwards was awarded a Golden Globe and six Screen Actors Guild Awards for this role.

E.R. Cast in 1994 George Clooney, Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle, Sherry Stringfield, Eriq La Salle, Julianna Margulies

The cast of "E.R." in 1994.

Edwards left E.R. to work as a director. But he still starred in movies such as Zodiac or Experimenter. He also works as a voice actor and has lend his voice to films such as Disney’s Planes, for example.

The actor has been married to his wife Jeanine Lobel since 1994. The couple lives in New York City and has three daughters and one son.