Edward Furlong Edward Walter Furlong (born August 2, 1977) is an American actor and musician whose best-known film roles include John Connor in Terminator 2: Judgment Day and Daniel Vinyard in American History X. Furlong is a two-time Saturn Award nominee, winning the 1992 Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor for his work in Terminator 2. He also won the 1992 MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance for his work in the film. Furlong was born in Glendale, California,