Ed Begley, Jr.
Although it might be difficult to place the name, Ed Begley, Jr. has a face that is instantly recognizable. A veteran television and film actor, he’s played hundreds of different Hollywood parts. The role he’s most known for, however, isn’t fictional: it’s himself. Since 2007 Ed and his wife and have starred in Living With Ed, a reality program about his uncompromising quest to live life with the smallest carbon footprint. His 1,585 sq. ft. home is both solar and wind powered , his lawn is a drought-tolerant garden, and he toasts his bread with an electricity-generating bicycle. His book, Ed Begley, Jr.’s Guide to Sustainable Living, is filled with useful tips and solutions for managing your life in a way that makes both environmental and financial sense.