|This article is written from the Real World perspective|
|Born|| Edmund Francis Giesbert|
June 29, 1931
|Died|| May 8, 1999 (Age 67)|
Beverly Hills, California
|Characters played|| Mandarin|
Edmund Francis Giesbert (born June 29, 1931, died May 8, 1999), credited as Ed Gilbert, was an actor who played Mandarin, Grey Gargoyle, Ultimo, Harold Younger, and Al Gore on the first season of Iron Man, only reprising Ultimo for the second, as well as Dormammu and Philip Watson on Spider-Man.
He studied entomology under his original birth name and even discovered a species of beetle called linsleychroma monnei.
Other notable works include Combat!, The Wild Wild West, Mannix, Mod Squad, Mission: Impossible, S.W.A.T., Wonder Woman, The Six Million Dollar Man, Dallas, Knight Rider, The A-Team, Jem, The Transformers, G. I. Joe, Centurions, InHumanoids, Rambo, DuckTales, Superman, BraveStarr, A Pup Named Scooby-Doo, Scooby-Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf, The Smurfs, Walt Disney Animation Studios' The Little Mermaid, Peter Pan and the Pirates, The Real Ghostbusters, Toxic Crusaders, James Bond Jr., TaleSpin, Goof Troop, Batman: The Animated Series, Batman: Mask of the Phantasm, Animaniacs, Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron, The Pagemaster, Tattooed Teenage Alien Fighters from Beverly Hills, Aladdin, The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat, Aaahh!!! Real Monsters, Gargoyles, Captain Planet and the Planeteers, Married with Children, The Tick, The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest, Superman: The Animated Series, The Fantastic Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor, Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero, I Am Weasel, Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island, Zorro, Baldur's Gate, and The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries.
He died in 1999 of lung cancer.