Edward was a character in the 1990 film Edward Scissorhands, a film by Tim Burton. Edward (Johnny Depp) who has scissors for hands. As the creation of an old Inventor (Vincent Price), Edward was a human-like boy who was in the penultimate stage of work. The Inventor homeschooled Edward, but suffered a fatal heart attack and died just as he was about to fasten hands on Edward.
Local Avon door-to-door saleswoman Peg Boggs (Dianne Wiest) visits the decrepit Gothic mansion on the hill where Edward lives. She finds Edward alone – at first startled, but, upon realizing he means well and is virtually harmless, takes him to her home. Edward becomes friends with Peg's young son Kevin (Robert Oliveri) and her husband Bill (Alan Arlan). He later falls in love with the Boggs' beautiful teenage daughter Kim (Winona Ryder), despite her initial fear of him.