Edward Asner

Edward Asner

Age
85
Birthday
Nov. 15th, 1929
Born in
Kansas City, Kansas, USA
Height
5' 7

Edward Asner's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Mary Tyler Moore Show TV Show
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Spider-Man (1994) TV Show
Spider-Man (1994)
Gargoyles TV Show
Gargoyles
The Magic School Bus TV Show
The Magic School Bus
Freakazoid! TV Show
Freakazoid!
Lou Grant TV Show
Lou Grant
Life with Louie TV Show
Life with Louie
Working Class TV Show
Working Class
The Line (CA) TV Show
The Line (CA)
Jumanji TV Show
Jumanji
Ask Harriet TV Show
Ask Harriet
Slattery's People TV Show
Slattery's People
The Closer (1998) TV Show
The Closer (1998)
Thunder Alley TV Show
Thunder Alley
Bruno the Kid TV Show
Bruno the Kid
Center of the Universe TV Show
Center of the Universe
Fish Police TV Show
Fish Police
The Trials of Rosie O'Neill TV Show
The Trials of Rosie O'Neill
 

Main Movie Roles

2013 - Casting By
2013 - I Know That Voice
2009 - Up
2008 - Christmas Cottage
2008 - Channels
2008 - Gigantic
2005 - Sleeping Dogs Lie
2005 - Sir! No Sir!
2005 - The Oil Factor: Behind the War on Terror
2003 - Elf
2001 - In Search of Peace
2001 - The Animal
1999 - The Bachelor
1998 - Hard Rain
1991 - JFK
1988 - Moon Over Parador
1987 - Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night
1981 - Fort Apache the Bronx
1976 - Gus
1971 - Skin Game
1969 - Change of Habit
1966 - El Dorado
1965 - The Satan Bug
1962 - Kid Galahad

Guest TV Roles

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BIOGRAPHY:

Edward Asner (born November 15, 1929), commonly known as Ed Asner, is an American film, television, stage, and voice actor and former president of the Screen Actors Guild, primarily known for his role as Lou Grant on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spin-off series, Lou Grant. More recently, he provided the voice of Carl Fredricksen in Pixar's award-winning animated film, Up.


TRIVIA:
  • His wife's nephew, 'Gavin Newsom' (qv), was elected mayor of San Francisco in 2003.
  • He had a son, Charles, in 1987 with Carol Jean Vogelman.
  • Was raised in an Orthodox Jewish family.
  • A long-time political activist, he accused the CBS network of cancelling _"Lou Grant" (1977)_ (qv) over his publicized disapproval of the United States involvement in Central America.
  • On October 6th & 7th, 2001, he attended the "Hollywood Collectors & Celebrities Show", at Beverly Garland's Holiday Inn, in North Hollywood, California.
  • (1981-1985) President of Screen Actors Guild (SAG).
  • Father of 'Matthew Asner' (qv) and 'Kate Asner' (qv).
  • Has won more Emmys, 7, as an actor than any other male performer.


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