Ed Asner

Ed Asner

Known for: Acting
Biography: 1929-11-15
Deathday: 2021-08-29 (91 years old)

Biography

Edward Asner (November 15, 1929 – August 29, 2021), commonly known as Ed Asner, was an American film, television, stage, and voice actor and former president of the Screen Actors Guild, primarily known for his Emmy Award-winning role as Lou Grant on both The Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spin-off series, Lou Grant. In 2009, he starred as the voice of Carl Fredricksen in Pixar's award-winning animated film, Up. In early 2011, Asner returned to television as butcher Hank Greziak in Working Class, the first original sitcom on cable channel CMT.

Filmography

all 397

Movies 243

TV Shows 154

self 58

Voice 29

Narrator 12

Ghost of Claude / In Memory Of
Muppets Haunted Mansion

Muppets Haunted Mansion (2021)

Movie
8
Ambrose (voice)
Central Park

Central Park (2020)

TV
7
Abe Rifkin / In Memory Of
Dead to Me

Dead to Me (2019)

TV
5.78
Hospital Patient
Doom Patrol

Doom Patrol (2019)

TV
6.16
Rupert T. Digzfield (voice)
Ballmastrz: 9009

Ballmastrz: 9009 (2018)

TV
Self (archive footage)
LA DA Story

LA DA Story (2018)

Movie
April's grandfather
Chasing Life

Chasing Life (2014)

TV
6.04
Sgt. Mike Cosgrove (voice)
Teen Titans Go!

Teen Titans Go! (2013)

TV
7.5
President Whitlock
Liberator

Liberator (2012)

Movie
Yaakov Washington
Identical

Identical (2011)

Movie
Kent Nelson (voice) / In Memory Of
Young Justice

Young Justice (2010)

TV
6.05
Santa Claus (voice)
Regular Show

Regular Show (2010)

TV
7
Carl Fredricksen (voice)
Up

Up (2009)

Movie
7.65
Carl Fredricksen
Up: Upisodes

Up: Upisodes (2009)

TV
Kirby Weathersby
Gigantic

Gigantic (2008)

Movie
Ed Wuncler (voice)
The Boondocks

The Boondocks (2005)

TV
8.25
Rufus Tucker
Bones

Bones (2005)

TV
5.94
Mailbox #2 (voice) / Narrator (voice) / Grandpa Smith (voice) / TV Guide Editor-in-Chief (voice)
American Dad!

American Dad! (2005)

TV
6.24
Hephaestus (voice) / Granny Goodness (voice)
Justice League Unlimited

Justice League Unlimited (2004)

TV
10
Capt. J.W. 'Will' Fritz
The Commission

The Commission (2003)

Movie
J. Jonah Jameson (voice)
Daredevil vs. Spider-Man

Daredevil vs. Spider-Man (2003)

Movie
David Ben Gurion (voice)
In Search of Peace

In Search of Peace (2001)

Movie
Coach Billy Hicks
Perfect Game

Perfect Game (2000)

Movie
Chuck Marshak (voice)
Max Steel

Max Steel (2000)

TV
Steve Bellows (voice)
Family Guy

Family Guy (1999)

TV
6.7
Mentor (voice)
Hercules

Hercules (1998)

TV
8.67
Old Man Russell
Ask Harriet

Ask Harriet (1998)

TV
George Patton / Immigrant to USA / David Ben-Gurion / Holocaust Survivor (voice)
The Long Way Home

The Long Way Home (1997)

Movie
Judge Marcus Winnaker / Judge Matlin Pratt
The Practice

The Practice (1997)

TV
Jack Patkanis
Payback

Payback (1997)

Movie
Sgt. Cosgrove (voice)
Freakazoid!

Freakazoid! (1995)

TV
6
J. Jonah Jameson
Spider-Man

Spider-Man (1994)

TV
6.17
Dr. James McNulty
ER

ER (1994)

TV
5.44
Guy Bannister
JFK

JFK (1991)

Movie
5.92
Evil Georgie (voice)
Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs (1991)

TV
6.6
Rev. Vincent Owens
Cracked Up

Cracked Up (1987)

Movie
Principal Joe Danzig
The Bronx Zoo

The Bronx Zoo (1987)

TV
Matthew St James
Vital Signs

Vital Signs (1986)

Movie
Jacob Ascher
Daniel

Daniel (1983)

Movie
Himself - Narrator (voice)
Reading Rainbow

Reading Rainbow (1983)

TV
6
Edward Asner (uncredited)
The White Shadow

The White Shadow (1978)

TV
Capt. Thomas Davies
Roots

Roots (1977)

TV
Hank Cooper
Gus

Gus (1976)

Movie
ArchiveFootage
Sam Cade

Sam Cade (1972)

Movie
Cesare Marino / Vince Leonard
The Name of the Game

The Name of the Game (1968)

TV
Police Lt. Jacoby
Gunn

Gunn (1967)

Movie
Taugus / Harry Ferguson
The Invaders

The Invaders (1967)

TV
6
Pete Zacharias / John Carl Brock / Walter Gretzler
The F.B.I.

The F.B.I. (1965)

TV
President Ulysses S. Grant / Oliver E. Wells
Profiles in Courage

Profiles in Courage (1964)

TV
Harmon Stern / Paul Berg
Mr. Novak

Mr. Novak (1963)

TV
Roy Malinek / Joe Bantam / Sheriff Mayhew
The Fugitive

The Fugitive (1963)

TV
3.5
Detective Sgt. Thomas Siroleo
The Outer Limits

The Outer Limits (1963)

TV
7.4
Assistant District Attorney Frank Gerson (uncredited)
Kid Galahad

Kid Galahad (1962)

Movie
Self / Self - Co-Host
The Mike Douglas Show

The Mike Douglas Show (1961)

TV
Dr. Frank Williams
Dr. Kildare

Dr. Kildare (1961)

TV
6
Tim Sellers / Harry Obermayer
The Defenders

The Defenders (1961)

TV
Lt. Vincent Busti
Naked City

Naked City (1958)

TV
Self - Presenter
Tony Awards

Tony Awards (1956)

TV
1
Sgt. Wilks / Redmond
Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke (1955)

TV
6
Self - Narrator
Central Casting

Central Casting

Movie
The Prophet
Blood

Blood

Movie

Ratings

Average 5.98
Based on 6.2 Million movie and tv ratings over time
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1981
1998
1983
2024
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Information

Known For
Acting

Gender
Male

Birthday
1929-11-15

Deathday
2021-08-29 (91 years old)

Birth Name
Eddie Asner

Birth Place
Kansas City, Missouri, USA

Religion
Judaism

Relationships
Cindy Gilmore (1998-01-01 - 2015-01-01), Nancy Sykes (1959-01-01 - 1988-01-01)

Children
Kate Asner

Citizenships
United States of America

Also Known As
Eddie Asner, Edward Asner, 愛德華·阿斯納, エド・アズナー, 에드 애스너

Awards
Paul Robeson Award, Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Award, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film, Eugene V. Debs Award, star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

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