Ed Weeks (born 25 October 1980 in Banbury, England) is an English actor, comedian, and writer. He plays Dr. Jeremy Reed on the Fox (now Hulu ) comedy series The Mindy Project .

Life and career

Weeks was educated at Queen's College, Taunton and Trinity College, Cambridge , where he was President of the Cambridge Footlights . [2] Upon graduating, he wrote for various TV shows, including Man Stroke Woman , Clone and Hotel Trubble (all BBC ).

As an actor, he appeared in My Family (BBC), The IT Crowd ( Channel 4 ), Not Going Out (BBC) and Phoo Action (BBC) in which he played Prince William . He was Olivia Lee 's sidekick and co-prankster on her Comedy Central hidden camera show Dirty Sexy Funny .

U.S.

In 2011, Weeks moved to Los Angeles , [3] whereupon he sold an original pilot to CBS . [4] [5] In 2012, he was one of the first regular roles cast in The Mindy Project , a comedy pilot from The Office ' s Mindy Kaling . [6] [7]

The show was picked up to series by Fox in May 2012. [8] In May 2015 it was confirmed that The Mindy Project would be moving to Hulu for a fourth season of 26 episodes. [9]

In 2015 Weeks guest-starred as a pretentious method actor on the USA Network series Royal Pains . [10] The same year it was announced that he would take the lead role in the movie The Leisure Class , produced by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck for HBO 's Project Greenlight . [2]

Personal life

Weeks' mother is a native of El Salvador , although Weeks was born and raised in England. [2] [2] Weeks has been in a relationship with American actress Bellamy Young since January 2016. [2] [2]

Filmography

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2009 Fused Simon Short film
2009 Interviewee, The The Interviewee Interviewer #3 Short film
2015 3rd Street Blackout Nathan Blonket
2015 Leisure Class, The The Leisure Class Charles Devonshire HBO 's Project Greenlight 2015
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2005–2007 Man Stroke Woman Writer; 8 episodes
2007 Comedy Shuffle Various 2 episodes; also writer
2008 Phoo Action Prince William One-off drama
2009 Not Going Out Robin Episode: "Party"
2009 Transmission Impossible with Ed and Oucho Chad Whackman Episode 8
2010–2011 Dirty Sexy Funny Various 16 episodes; also writer
2010 IT Crowd, The The IT Crowd John Episode: "Jen the Fredo"
2010 My Family Wilkinson Episode: "Slammertime"
2010 Hotel Trubble Darren Chiseljaw Episode: "Strictly Come Prancing"
2011 Dick and Dom's Funny Business Dexter 2 episodes
2012–present Mindy Project, The The Mindy Project Jeremy Reed Main cast
2015 Royal Pains Cole Chapman Smith Guest star
2015 Project Greenlight Self
2016 House of Lies Daniel Hathaway Guest star