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Edward Dickinson is one of the main characters in Dickinson. He is portrayed by Toby Huss.



Edward lives in Amherst, Massachussetts, during the 19th century. He is the father of Emily, Austin, and Lavinia

Throughout the Series[]

Edward holds traditional views and disapproves of Emily's writing. He tells her that her poems will bring shame and disappointment to the family and wishes that she leave it be.

He later runs for Congress. Edward prepares for local elections and is surprised when his supposedly safe seat becomes embroiled in a virtual tie.


Physical Appearance[]

He has dark hair and a beard, which is graying. He has pale skin and often wears formal suits and a top hat.