Ed Asner

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Ed Asner
Ed Asner - 1985.jpg
Asner in 1985, age 56
BornEdward Asner
(1929-11-15) 15 November 1929 (age 91)
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.[1]
EddicationWyandotte Heich School
Alma materVarsity o Chicago
ThriftActor, poleetical activist, voice actor
Years active1957–present
Hame tounChicago, Illinois
Poleetical pairty
Democratic Pairty
Hauf-marrae(s)Nancy Sykes (1959–1988, divorced)
Cindy Gilmore (1998– present, separatit 2007)

Edward "Ed" Asner (born November 15, 1929) is an American film, telly, an stage actor, vyce actor, an an umwhile preses o the Screen Actors Guild. He is primarily kent for his role as Lou Grant during the 1970s an early 1980s, on baith The Mary Tyler Moore Show an its spin-off series Lou Grant, makin him ane o the few telly actors tae portray the same leadin character in baith a comedy an a drama. He is an aa kent for portrayin Santa Claus in the 2003 comedy Elf. In 2009, he starned as the vyce o Carl Fredricksen in Pixar's animatit film Up.

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  1. Asner clearly explains his birthplace at 0:0:45 o his Archive of American Television interview for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, available at Video on YouTube.