Edward Furlong is an American actor. Edward Furlong is best known for his role as John Connor in Terminator 2: Judgment Day. He is a two-time Saturn Award nominee, winning the 1992 Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor for his performance in Terminator 2.
Edward Furlong was born the son of Eleanor, a youth-center worker, and an unknown father. He is of Mexican descent on his mother`s side, and also has Russian and possibly Native American ancestry. He has a younger half-brother, Bobby Torres.
Edward moved in with his aunt and uncle, Nancy Tafoya and Sean, in 1990. The two gained legal guardianship of Furlong in September 1991 and subsequently lost it to his mother in August 1993. He attended Charles W. Eliot Middle School in Altadena, and never completed high school. He became legally emancipated at the age of 16.