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)
SpouseNancy Sykes (m 1959 - 1988) , Cindy Gilmore (m 1998 - 2015)
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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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Frozen in Time
Frozen in Time
2014
Fumbleheads
Fumbleheads
PG-13
1h 35min
1976
Gargoyles the Movie: The Heroes Awaken
Gargoyles the Movie: The Heroes Awaken
1h 22min
1995
The Wrestler
The Wrestler
PG
1h 35min
1975
Gunn
Gunn
1h 35min
1975
Senior Entourage
Senior Entourage
1h 25min
2020
Rain Beau's End
Rain Beau's End
1h 57min
2020
Tiger Within
Tiger Within
1h 38min
2020
Honor Amongst Men
Honor Amongst Men
2018
In Vino
In Vino
1h 33min
2017
Santa Stole Our Dog!
Santa Stole Our Dog!
1h 34min
2017
Super Sex
Super Sex
0h 8min
2016
The Demolition of Truth: Psychologists Examine 9/11
The Demolition of Truth: Psychologists Examine 9/11
1h 48min
2016
Getting Ed Laid
Getting Ed Laid
0h 23min
2016
Framed: The Adventures of Zion Man
Framed: The Adventures of Zion Man
0h 16min
2016
Good Men
Good Men
0h 12min
2011
Channels
Channels
1h 47min
2008
Christmas Is Here Again
Christmas Is Here Again
G
1h 14min
2007
Crab Orchard
Crab Orchard
1h 30min
2006
The Christmas Card
The Christmas Card
1h 24min
2006
Sleeping Dogs Lie
Sleeping Dogs Lie
1h 29min
2004

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