Edgar Hansen

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Birthday
14, 1971
Birthplace
Seattle, WA
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
14, 1971 (age 48)
Birthplace
Seattle, WA

About

Relief skipper, deck boss, chief engineer, and cook of the fishing vessel Northwestern known for his time on the reality show Deadliest Catch. He works under his older brother Sig, the ship's captain, who calls him one of the crew's most talented members.

Before Fame

He started fishing when he was 18 and took over his brother's position as the ship's cook.

Trivia

In 2015, it was revealed that he had a degenerative spine condition that was making it difficult to perform his duties and was potentially career-threatening.

Family Life

He also has an older brother named Norman. He has three children with his wife Louise.

Associated With

He appears on the show with Johnathan Hillstrand, who captains the Time Bandit.