Actor/Actress, Producer, Other Crew
Claim to Fame
Mary Tyler Moore, Lou Grant
Full Name at Birth
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Actor, Activist, Voice Over Artist
Wyandotte High School
University of Chicago
Morris David Asner
Lizzie (nee Seliger)
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Ed Asner is a television legend, the winner of seven acting Emmy Awards (which puts him tied with Mary Tyler Moore, both of whom rank second to their "Mary Tyler Moore (1970) Show" co-star, Cloris Leachman who has nine). In all, he has been nominated 20 times for an Emmy Award, with 17 nods for a Primetime Emmy and three for a Daytime award. (All of his wins were for Primetime.)
As well as being one of the most outstanding and most respected actors of his generation, equally adept at comedy as he is at drama, Asner also made a name for himself as a trade unionist and a political activist. He served two terms as president of the Screen Actors Guild, from 1981-1985, during which he criticized former SAG President Ronald Reagan, then the president of a greater concern, for his Central American policy.Was SAG president.
Edward "Ed" Asner (born November 15, 1929) is an American film, television, and stage actor, voice actor, and a former president of the Screen Actors Guild. He is primarily known for his role as 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 leading character in both a comedy and a drama. He is also known for portraying Santa Claus in the 2003 comedy Elf and its 2014 remake Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas.
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(2012) TV commercial (California only): Verengo Solar.
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Edward Asner is currently single. His last relationship was when Edward Asner was married to Cindy Gilmore from 2nd August, 1998 to November, 2007.
Edward Asner was previously married to Cindy Gilmore (1990 - 2007), Nancy Sykes (1958 - 1988) and Nancy Lou Sikes (1957 - 1988).
He has also been in relationships with Carol Jean Vogelman (1986 - 1988).
Edward Asner has 4 children, Matthew (52), Liza (52), Kate (49) and Charles (29).
Edward Asner is a 86 year old American Actor. Born on 15th November, 1929 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA and educated at Wyandotte High School, he is famous for Mary Tyler Moore, Lou Grant in a career that spans 1957–present. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.
Edward Asner has been in an on-screen matchup with Lois Nettleton in The Christmas Card (2006).
Edward Asner is a member of the following lists:
Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actor in a Drama Series Primetime Emmy Award winners,
Male actors from Kansas City, Missouri and
Male actors from Kansas City, Kansas.
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