John Edwards (producer)

Robert John Edwards AM (born 4 March 1953) is an Australian television drama producer.

John Edwards

Edwards in 2009
Born
Robert John Edwards[1]

(1953-03-04) 4 March 1953 (age 69)
Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Alma materUniversity of Sydney
Jacksonville State University
OccupationTelevision producer

His series credits include Bump (Australian TV series) (Stan), Les Norton (ABC), Party Tricks, Puberty Blues, Offspring, Rush (Network Ten), Love My Way, Tangle, Dangerous (Foxtel), The Secret Life of Us (Network Ten, Channel 4 UK), Police Rescue (ABC, BBC), The Surgeon (Network Ten), Fireflies (ABC), Big Sky (Network Ten) and Stringer (ABC).

His mini-series include Australian Gangster, (Channel Seven), Romper Stomper (2017) (Stan), Blue Murder: Killer Cop (Channel Seven), The Beautiful Lie (ABC), Gallipoli, Power Games: The Packer-Murdoch Story, Howzat! Kerry Packer's War (Nine Network), Paper Giants: Birth of Cleo (ABC), Marking Time (ABC), On The Beach (Seven Network, Showtime USA), Do or Die (Network Seven, BSkyB) and Cyclone Tracy (Nine Network).

His telemovies include Beaconsfield (Nine Network), six Cody telemovies (Network Seven), pilots for Police Rescue, The Secret Life of Us, Hard Knox (New Line), Fireflies and the children's telemovie I Own The Racecourse (Network Seven).

In all, John Edwards' productions have won 31 Logie Awards, 30 Australian Film Institute Awards, 11 AACTA Awards, four People's Choice Awards (Australia), eight ASTRA Awards and more than a dozen Australian craft awards. Furthermore, On The Beach is the only Australian production to have received two Golden Globe Award nominations.


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