Edward "Ned" Leeds is the friend of Spider-Man. He is portrayed by Jacob Batalon in Spider-Man: Homecoming.
Ned Leeds is the friend of Peter Parker, the alter-ego of the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. He studies at Midtown School of Science and Technology.
- In the comics, Ned Leeds is a reporter for the Daily Bugle who married Betty Brant, and was brainwashed into believing and acting as the criminal known as the Hobgoblin.