Edwards has starred in many features, including his memorable turn as "Goose" in the blockbuster feature Top Gun. Other feature film credits include: Motherhood, Flipped, Zodiac, Thunderbirds, Forgotten, Playing By Heart, The Client, Miracle Mile, Mr. North, Hawks, Pet Semetary II, Delta Heat, Landslide, The Sure Thing, Gotcha, Revenge of the Nerds, Heart Like a Wheel, and Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Edwards recently starred in both the Apple + series WeCrashed and the Netflix mini-series Inventing Anna, created by Shonda Rhimes. Other television credits include Law and Order True Crimes: the Menendez Murders, Zero Hour, Girls, Blue Bloods, Billions, Northern Exposure. He also starred in the series, It Takes Two, opposite Richard Crenna, Patty Duke, and Helen Hunt as well as the telefilms In Cold Blood, El Diablo, Hometown Boy Makes Good, Going for the Gold: The Bill Johnson Story, High School USA and The Killing of Randy Webster. Edwards made his feature directing debut with My Dead Boyfriend in 2016. He also directed several episodes of ER. Edwards was an Executive Producer of the HBO biopic Temple Grandin, which won multiple Emmys and Golden Globes.