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Ed Asner
Ed Asner - 1985.jpg
Asner in 1985, age 56
Born Edward Asner
(1929-11-15) 15 November 1929 (age 89)
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.[1]
Eddication Wyandotte Heich School
Alma mater Varsity o Chicago
Thrift Actor, poleetical activist, voice actor
Years active 1957–present
Hame toun Chicago, Illinois
Poleetical pairty
Democratic Pairty
Hauf-marrae(s) Nancy Sykes (1959–1988, divorced)
Cindy Gilmore (1998– present, separatit 2007)
Childer 3

Edward "Ed" Asner (born November 15, 1929) is an American film, televeesion, 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 televeesion 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.