Edward FurlongEdward Walter Furlong (born August 2, 1977) is an American actor. Furlong won Saturn and MTV Movie Awards for his breakthrough performance as John Connor in ''Terminator 2: Judgment Day'' (1991). The following year he gave an Independent Spirit Award-nominated turn opposite Jeff Bridges in ''American Heart'', and earned a second Saturn Award nomination for his work in ''Pet Sematary Two''. He won a Young Artist Award for his performance alongside Kathy Bates in ''A Home of Our Own'' (1993), and shared a further ensemble nomination with the cast of the film.
Furlong received acclaim for his starring roles in the 1998 motion pictures ''Pecker'' co-starring Christina Ricci, and ''American History X'', co-starring Edward Norton. He also appeared in ''Before and After'' (1996), with Meryl Streep and Liam Neeson. He reprised his role as John Connor in the Universal Studios parks attraction ''T2 3-D: Battle Across Time'' (1996). Furlong briefly pursued a singing career, recording a 1992 album, ''Hold on Tight'', which was only released in Japan.
Furlong's last significant roles were in the comedy ''Detroit Rock City'' (1999) and the crime drama ''Animal Factory'' (2000). His career subsequently declined due to multiple arrests and court cases, as well as chronic substance abuse and alcoholism. Provided by Wikipedia