Date of Birth:
30 July 1933
Edd Byrnes played in 7 movies in the Action, War, Drama, Music, Western, Mystery, Thriller, Comedy, Musical, Romance, Adventure, Family genres.
Edd Byrnes got succeed with average imdb rating 6.
His son Logan Byrnes is a news anchor for FOX's affiliate in Hartford, Connecticut.
In 1975, Merv Griffin hired Edd to host a new game-show called "Wheel of Fortune" (1975). Two half-hour pilots were filmed. NBC bought the show but didn't want Byrnes as host. Griffin replaced him with Chuck Woolery (who was later replaced with Pat Sajak).
Ranked #5 in TV Guide's list of "TV's 25 Greatest Teen Idols" (23 January 2005 issue).
In July 2002, he was a guest at the Western Film Fair in Charlotte, NC, along with Donna Douglas, Alex Cord, Johnny Duncan, Peggy Stewart, Jean Porter, Steve Mitchell and Kevin Greaves.
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