Ed Asner

Ed Asner

American actor (1929–2021)
Eddie Asner was an American actor and former president of the Screen Actors Guild. He is best remembered for portraying Lou Grant during the 1970s and early 1980s, on both The Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spin-off series Lou Grant, making him one of the few television actors to portray the same character in both a comedy and a drama.Wikipedia
BornNovember 15, 1929
HometownKansas City, Missouri, United States of America
Net worth$10 million
Height5'8" (1.73m)
SpouseCindy Gilmore (m 1998 - 2015) , Nancy Sykes (m 1959 - 1988)
ChildrenKate Asner
ParentsMorris David Asner , Lizzie Seliger
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Ed Asner, legendary actor, dead at 91

Fox News reports that actor Ed Asner, best known for playing fictional TV newsman Lou Grant, has died at the age of 91.
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AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2018Emmy (Daytime)Outstanding Performer in a Children's, Preschool Children's or Educational and Informational ProgramA StoryBots ChristmasNominated
1982Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesLou GrantNominated
1982Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - DramaLou GrantNominated
1981Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - DramaLou GrantNominated
1981Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesLou GrantNominated