Edward Asner

Edward Asner

Edward Asner  American Actor


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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, o...

Confirmed Relationships4
Longest Relationship31 yrs
Shortest Relationship2 yrs
Average Relationship Length20 yrs, 2 mths
First Name Ed
Last Name Asner
Full Name at Birth Edward Asner
Alternative Name Ed Asner, Eddie Asner, Edward Asner, Yitzak Edward Asner, Edward David Asner
Age 86 years
Birthday 15th November, 1929
Birthplace Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Wyandotte High School
University University of Chicago
Occupation Text Actor, Activist, Voice Over Artist
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Mary Tyler Moore, Lou Grant
Year(s) Active 1957–present
Brand Endorsement (2012) TV commercial (California only): Verengo Solar.
Official Websites en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ed_Asner, www.nndb.com/people/313/000023244/, www.biography.com/people/ed-asner-259339
Father Morris David Asner
Mother Lizzie (nee Seliger)
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Edward Asner86 ScorpioActor
Cindy Gilmore80Film/TV Producer
Carol Jean Vogelman-
Nancy Sykes-Crew (film/tv)
Nancy Lou Sikes-


Male9th September, 196352 years old
Female9th September, 196352 years old
Female14th April, 196749 years old
Male5th August, 198728 years old

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The Gettysburg Address2016 Edward Everett Movie
Love Finds You in Valentine2016 Gabriel Morgan TV Movie
Love.Meet.Hope.2015 Mr. James Movie
All of My Heart2015 Vern TV Movie
Conversations with Scleroderma2015 Narrator Movie
Yamasong: March of the Hollows2015 Elder Pyreez Movie
Guiltless2015 Dr. Taylor Movie
The Nutcracker Sweet2015 Owl (voice) Movie
Audrey2014 Walt Movie
Chasing Life2014 TV Show
The Games Maker2014 Nicholas Drago Movie
Rainbow Reef2014 Richard Krampus Movie
Pacific Edge2014 Roy Movie
Boonville Redemption2014 Judge Mordecai Price Movie
High Hopes: The Amityville Horror Murders2014 Narrator (voice) Movie
Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas2014 Santa Movie
Bonta 3D2014 Bonta, Narrator (voice, as Ed Asner) Movie
Citizens United, the Movie2014 Ace Rogers Movie
Frozen in Time2014 Grandpa (voice) Movie
Maron2013 Marc's Dad TV Show
The Crazy Ones2013 Mr. Finger TV Show
Mom2013 Jack TV Show
Papa Noel2013 Papa Noel Movie
Joe's War2013 Harry Movie
Foodfight!2012 Mr. Leonard (voice, as Ed Asner) Movie
Should've Been Romeo2012 Charlie Movie
Identical2012 Yaakov Washington (as Ed Asner) Movie
The Doppelganger Principle2012 Movie
Betty White's Off Their Rockers2012 TV Show
Men at Work2012 Bob TV Show
Home Alone: The Holiday Heist2012 Mr. Carson TV Movie
Liberator2012 President Whitlock Movie
Two In2012 Chief Buddy Movie
Autism and Cake2012 Fred Movie
Elephant Sighs2012 Leo Movie
Shattered Hopes: The True Story of the Amityville Murders - Part III: Fraud & Forensics2012 Narrator (rumored) Movie
Shattered Hopes: The True Story of the Amityville Murders - Part II: Mob, Mayhem, Murder2012 Narrator Movie
Tax the Rich: An Animated Fairy Tale2012 Narrator (voice) Movie
Baron Blackwolf: Dogs of God2012 Baron Theodore Movie
Hopelessly in June2011 Rabbi Movie
Snitch2011 Maxwell Movie
The Home2011 Movie
Let Go2011 Artie Movie
Too Big to Fail2011 Warren Buffett TV Movie
Working Class2011 Hank Greziak TV Show
Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdays2011 Dr. Wasserman TV Show
Good Men2011 Morty Short Film
Shattered Hopes: The True Story of the Amityville Murders2011 Narrator Movie
Just Friends?2011 Ed Movie
10 Years + 10 Minutes2011 Norman Braverman Movie
Stop the Environment2011 Movie
The Lost Therapy Tapes2011 Dr. Wasserman Movie
Not Another B Movie2010 Angry Investor Movie
Hot in Cleveland2010 Jameson TV Show
The Glades2010 Dr. Ted Hardy TV Show
Young Justice2010 Kent Nelson TV Show
Hawaii Five-02010 August March TV Show
The Raft2010 Seymour Short Film
A Man of the World2010 Leo Brunn Short Film
Untitled David Litt Project2010 Baxter Herman TV Show
Up2009 Carl Fredricksen Movie
The Cleveland Show2009 Carl Fredricksen TV Show
The Good Wife2009 Guy Redmayne TV Show
Royal Pains2009 Ted Roth TV Show
The Middle2009 Ben TV Show
Star-ving2009 Mr. Lipschitz and his twin Mr. Lipschitz TV Show
Regular Show2009 Santa Claus TV Show
The Triumph of William Henry Harrison2009 Narrator (voice) Movie
Christmas Dreams2009 Jerry TV Movie
Channels2008 Ed Packard Movie
Gigantic2008 Kirby Weathersby Movie
Christmas Cottage2008 Sidney Movie
Murdoch Mysteries2008 Kris Kringle TV Show
The Spectacular Spider-Man2008 Uncle Ben Parker TV Show
The Line2008 Patrick TV Show
Generation Gap2008 Bart Cahill TV Movie
Christmas Is Here Again2007 Krad Movie
Hard Four2007 Nat Segal Movie
Andy Barker, P.I.2007 Mickey Doyle TV Show
The Sarah Silverman Program.2007 Commandant Von Reichenstein TV Show
WordGirl2007 Kid Potato TV Show
Saving Our Parents2007 Host TV Movie
Zack's Machine2007 Father Short Film
The Heart Specialist2006 Mr. Olson Movie
Lolo's Cafe2006 Mr. Atkins (voice, as Ed Asner) TV Movie
The Christmas Card2006 Luke TV Movie
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip2006 Wilson White TV Show
All In2005 Sweet Lou Movie
Sheeba2005 Grandpa Cecil (as Ed Asner) Movie
Sleeping Dogs Lie2005 Sheriff Delaney Short Film
Out of the Woods2005 Jack Green TV Movie
American Dad!2005 Mailbox #2, Grandpa Smith TV Show
Criminal Minds2005 Roy Brooks TV Show
The Boondocks2005 Ed Wuncler TV Show
Happily Even After2004 Judge Dreyfus (uncredited) Movie
Center of the Universe2004 Art Barnett TV Show
CSI: NY2004 Abraham Klein TV Show
W.I.T.C.H.2004 Napoleon TV Show
Elf2003 Santa Movie
Missing Brendan2003 George Calden Movie
The Commission2003 Capt. J.W. 'Will' Fritz Movie
Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure2003 Uncle Nick (as Ed Asner) TV Movie
The King and Queen of Moonlight Bay2003 Auggie Sinclair TV Movie
Duck Dodgers2003 Guard Captain TV Show
Spider-Man2003 Officer Barr TV Show
Pope John XXIII2002 Angelo Roncalli TV Movie
The Man Who Saved Christmas2002 Charles Gilbert TV Movie
Stephen King's Dead Zone2002 Marty Bracknell TV Show
Fair Play2002 Harry (as Ed Asner) Short Film
Desperate Measures2002 Narrator (voice) Movie
Island Prey2001 Jay Roth Movie
The Animal2001 Chief Wilson Movie
The Kid2001 Dead Cat (voice, as Ed Asner) TV Movie
Justice League2001 Granny Goodness TV Show
Max Steel2001 Chuck Marshak TV Show
The Ellen Show2001 Santa Claus TV Show
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy2001 Mr. Voorhees TV Show
Donzi: The Legend2001 Meyer Lansky Movie
Above Suspicion2000 Thomas O'Claire Movie
Mars and Beyond2000 President Thomas D. Moss Short Film
Becoming Dick2000 Davis Aldrich TV Movie
Common Ground2000 Ira TV Movie
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command2000 Fixer TV Show
The Huntress2000 Max Quinlin TV Show
Bring Him Home2000 Geza Horvath Movie
The Bachelor1999 Sid Gluckman Movie
Olive, the Other Reindeer1999 Santa TV Movie
The Sissy Duckling1999 Elmer's father (voice) TV Movie
Chicken Soup for the Soul1999 Harvey TV Show
Curb Your Enthusiasm1999 Mr. Weiner TV Show
Family Guy1999 Steve Bellows TV Show
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit1999 Coach Martin Schultz TV Show
The Hoop Life1999 Coach TV Show
Eli's Theory1999 Professor TV Show
Snowden's Christmas1999 Big Daddy (voice) TV Movie
Hard Rain1998 Uncle Charlie Movie
More Tales of the City1998 Jack Lederer TV Show
Hercules1998 Mentor TV Show
Maggie Winters1998 Nathan Winters TV Show
The Closer1998 Carl Dobson TV Show
The Wild Thornberrys1998 Frank Hunter TV Show
Ask Harriet1998 Old Man Russell TV Show
A Christmas Carol1997 Marley Movie
Academy Boyz1997 Mr. Bright Movie
Dog's Best Friend1997 Jeep TV Movie
Payback1997 Jack Patkanis TV Movie
Dead Man's Gun1997 Jebusi McKinney TV Show
Dharma & Greg1997 Earl Tucker TV Show
Johnny Bravo1997 Dr. Miller TV Show
King of the Hill1997 Stinky TV Show
Men in Black: The Series1997 TV Show
Recess1997 Thaddeus T. Third V, Additional Voices (1997-2001) (voice) TV Show
Soul Man1997 Frank Weber TV Show
The Angry Beavers1997 Risk Keeper TV Show
The Practice1997 Judge Marcus Winnaker TV Show
Basil1997 Alonzo Movie
The Fanatics1997 Charlie Atwater Movie
Two Weeks from Sunday1997 Movie
Gone in the Night1996 Det. John Waters TV Movie
Adventures from the Book of Virtues1996 Daniel TV Show
Arli$$1996 Lenny Crowley TV Show
Bruno the Kid1996 Engineer (voice) TV Show
Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles1996 Hudson TV Show
The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest1996 Von Romme, Sentry #4 TV Show
Jumanji1996 The Judge TV Show
Superman1996 Granny Goodness TV Show
The Story of Santa Claus1996 Santa Claus TV Movie
Goldilocks and the Three Bears1995 Bruno Movie
Freakazoid!1995 Sgt. Mike Cosgrove TV Show
Life with Louie1995 Mr. Applegate TV Show
The Golem1995 Rabbi Short Film
Heads1994 Ab Abbot TV Movie
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man1994 Mort Sidelman TV Show
ER1994 Dr. James McNulty TV Show
Gargoyles1994 Hudson TV Show
Spider-Man: The Animated Series1994 J. Jonah Jameson TV Show
The Magic School Bus1994 Gen. Aranius TV Show
Thunder Alley1994 Gil Jones TV Show
Touched by an Angel1994 Bud TV Show
Higher Education1994 President Gordon Knight TV Show
Higher Education1994 President Gordon Knight TV Movie
Down on the Waterfront1993 Bobby Gleason Short Film
Gypsy1993 Pop TV Movie
Animaniacs1993 Vern TV Show
Bonkers1993 Grumps TV Show
The X-Files1993 Maurice TV Show
Cruel Doubt1992 Bill Osteen TV Movie
Fish Police1992 Chief Abalone TV Show
Hearts Afire1992 George Lahti TV Show
Mad About You1992 Zigmund Klarik TV Show
Batman: The Animated Series1992 Roland Daggett TV Show
The Real Story of Happy Birthday to You1992 Charlie (voice) Short Film
Mattie's Waltz1992 George TV Movie
JFK1991 Guy Bannister Movie
Switched at Birth1991 Ted Marx TV Movie
Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus1991 Edward P. Mitchell TV Movie
Dinosaurs1991 Evil Georgie (regular) TV Show
Silent Motive1991 Sam Van Drake TV Movie
Happily Ever After1990 Scowl the Owl Movie
Good Cops, Bad Cops1990 Jake Quinn TV Movie
Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less1990 Harvey Metcalfe TV Movie
Captain Planet and the Planeteers1990 Hoggish Greedly TV Show
The Trials of Rosie O'Neill1990 Walter Kovacs TV Show
The Simpsons1989 Editor TV Show
Westward to China1989 Edgar Snow (voice) Movie
A Friendship in Vienna1988 Opah Oskar Reikman TV Movie
Roseanne1988 Lou Grant TV Show
Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night1987 Scalawag (voice) Movie
Cracked Up1987 Rev. Vincent Owens TV Movie
The Bronx Zoo1987 Principal Joe Danzig TV Show
Kate's Secret1986 Dr. Resnick TV Movie
Vital Signs1986 Matthew St James TV Movie
Tender Is the Night1985 Devereux Warren TV Show
Tall Tales & Legends1985 Lucky Jake TV Show
Anatomy of an Illness1984 Norman Cousins TV Movie
Highway to Heaven1984 Harold TV Show
Off the Rack1984 Sam Waltman TV Show
Daniel1983 Jacob Ascher Movie
A Case of Libel1983 Robert Sloane TV Movie
O'Hara's Wife1982 Bob O'Hara Movie
Fort Apache the Bronx1981 Connolly Movie
A Small Killing1981 Simon 'Si' Shaber TV Movie
The Family Man1979 Eddie Madden TV Movie
Roots1977 Capt. Thomas Davies TV Show
The Gathering1977 Adam TV Movie
Lou Grant1977 Lou Grant TV Show
The Life and Assassination of the Kingfish1977 Huey P. Long TV Movie
Gus1976 Hank Cooper Movie
Rich Man, Poor Man1976 Axel Jordache TV Show
Freedom Is1976 TV Movie
Death Scream1975 Peter Singleton TV Movie
The Impostor1975 Barney West TV Movie
Hey, I'm Alive1975 Ralph Flores TV Movie
Twigs1975 Phil TV Movie
The Wrestler1974 Frank Bass Movie
Rhoda1974 Lou Grant TV Show
The Girl Most Likely to...1973 Ralph Varone TV Movie
Police Story1973 Frank Moran, Arch Tatum, Lt. Dave Blodgett TV Show
Wide World Mystery1973 Det. Ed Ames TV Show
Haunts of the Very Rich1972 Al Hunsicker TV Movie
This Week in Nemtim1972 President TV Movie
Skin Game1971 Plunkett Movie
The Todd Killings1971 Fred Reardon Movie
The Last Child1971 Barstow TV Movie
They Call It Murder1971 Chief Otto Larkin TV Movie
Cade's County1971 Nick Grainger TV Show
Great Performances1971 Various Roles TV Show
Halls of Anger1970 Ernie McKay Movie
They Call Me MISTER Tibbs!1970 Woody Garfield Movie
House on Greenapple Road1970 Sheriff Muntz TV Movie
The Old Man Who Cried Wolf1970 Dr. Morheim TV Movie
Mary Tyler Moore1970 Lou Grant TV Show
Do Not Throw Cushions Into the Ring1970 The Agent Movie
Change of Habit1969 Lt. Moretti Movie
Daughter of the Mind1969 Saul Wiener TV Movie
Medical Center1969 Coach Trask TV Show
Hawaii Five-O1968 August March TV Show
Here Come the Brides1968 Matt Balter TV Show
Mod Squad1968 Sgt. Ed Lassiter, Joe Walton, Harry Loring TV Show
The Name of the Game1968 Vince Leonard, Cesare Marino TV Show
Gunn1967 Police Lt. Jacoby Movie
The Venetian Affair1967 Frank Rosenfeld Movie
Ironside1967 Warrant Officer Frank Simpson, Marlon Davis TV Show
Judd for the Defense1967 District Attorney Orloff, Capt. Paul Wyatt TV Show
The Invaders1967 Harry Ferguson, Taugus TV Show
CBS Playhouse1967 NatCongdon TV Show
El Dorado1966 Bart Jason Movie
The Doomsday Flight1966 Feldman TV Movie
Felony Squad1966 Bull Bradovich TV Show
Mission: Impossible1966 George Simpson TV Show
The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.1966 George Kramer TV Show
Iron Horse1966 Ned Morley TV Show
The Rat Patrol1966 Captain Friedrich TV Show
The Satan Bug1965 Veretti Movie
The Slender Thread1965 Det. Judd Ridley Movie
A Man Called Shenandoah1965 Sam Chance TV Show
Please Don't Eat the Daisies1965 Alvin Pratt TV Show
Run for Your Life1965 Cappi TV Show
The F.B.I.1965 Pete Zacharias, Walter Gretzler, John Carl Brock TV Show
The Wild Wild West1965 Furman Crotty TV Show
Profiles in Courage1964 Oliver E. Wells TV Show
Slattery's People1964 Frank Radcliff TV Show
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea1964 Brynov TV Show
The Reporter1964 Max Holte TV Show
Fanfare for a Death Scene1964 TV Movie
Burke's Law1963 Pablo Vasquez TV Show
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963 Sgt. Slade TV Show
Breaking Point1963 TV Show
Mr. Novak1963 Paul Berg, Harmon Stern TV Show
The Farmer's Daughter1963 George Chase TV Show
The Fugitive1963 Joe Bantam, Roy Malinek, Sheriff Mayhew TV Show
The Lieutenant1963 Walter Perry TV Show
The Outer Limits1963 Detective Sgt. Thomas Siroleo TV Show
The Richard Boone Show1963 TV Show
Kid Galahad1962 Assistant District Attorney Frank Gerson (uncredited) Movie
Stoney Burke1962 Kapp TV Show
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962 Jack Stander TV Show
The Doctors and the Nurses1962 Phil Granger TV Show
The Eleventh Hour1962 Max Brenson TV Show
The Virginian1962 George Johnson TV Show
Alcoa Premiere1961 Daniel Stryker TV Show
Ben Casey1961 Jerome Lynch TV Show
Cain's Hundred1961 Dave Keller TV Show
Dr. Kildare1961 Dr. Frank Williams, John Fossman TV Show
The Defenders1961 Harry Obermayer, Tim Sellers TV Show
Target: The Corruptors1961 Tyler TV Show
Insight1960 God, Henry, Bernie TV Show
Outlaws1960 Keel TV Show
Route 661960 Custody Officer Lincoln Peers, Carl Selman, Lt. Tegeler TV Show
Play of the Week1959 TV Show
The Untouchables1959 Jimmy Canada TV Show
Naked City1958 Lt. Vincent Busti, Lt. Vince Busti TV Show
Decoy1957 Sergeant TV Show
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955 Warden Bragan TV Show
Gunsmoke1955 Redmond, Sergeant Wilks TV Show
Armstrong Circle Theatre1950 TV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948 Juror, Third Actor TV Show
Forgive Me Bishop Movie
Back of Book Jimmy Cole Movie
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    jekuper2010Apr 29, 2011

    Great actor and a very nice man. One of my very favorites.

    jekuper2010Apr 27, 2011

    Ed Asner, one of my favorite actors

    manpo20Aug 15, 2007


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