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About Ed Asner (1929 – )
Edward Asner was born on November 15, 1929 in Kansas City, Kansas.
Sometimes Ed Asner is credited as Edward Asner. Ed is the father of Matthew Asner and Kate Asner.
In 2003 Ed Asner brought to life Master Vrook Lamar for the hit movie STAR WARS: KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC, then in 2004 Ed Asner did it again in STAR WARS: KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC II - THE SITH LORDS.
From 1981 - 1985 Ed Asner was the President of Screen Actors Guild.
Making several TV guest appearances, Asner was on THE OUTER LIMITS playing Det. Thomas Siroleo, THE ALFRED HITCHCOCK HOUR playing Jack Stander, and THE UNTOUCHABLES playing Frank, Jimmy Canada and Fedor Bartok.
Playing the role of Lou Grant, Ed Asner became the first actor to win Emmys for playing the same character. Asner played Lou Grant in MARY TYLER MOORE and LOU GRANT.
Ed Asner brought to life the animated character Hudson for the GARGOYLES movie series including GARGOYLES: BROTHERS BETRAYED, GARGOYLES: THE FORCE OF GOLIATH and GARGOYLES: THE HUNTED all in 1998. Ed was also the voice of Hudson for the TV Series GARGOYLES.
In 2004 Asner played Judge Dreyfuss in HAPPILY EVER AFTER although he was not credited for the part.
For the movie ROGER & ME Edward Asner is credited for assisting in funding for the 1989 film.
Kids and some adults might recognize the voice more than the faces Ed Asner has brought to life, several animated characters including J. Jonah Jameson and Officer Barr in the TV series SPIDER-MAN, as General Aranius in the educational series THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS, as Thaddeus T. Third and other voices for the series RECESS.
Ed Asner has been in several hit TV series, playing Chuck Marshak in MAX STEEL, Carl Dobson in the series THE CLOSER.
The role that made Ed Asner a household name was Lou Grant – the crusty news man on the MARY TYLER MOORE show and the LOU GRANT series.
Ed Asner's notable movie credits include...
NOT ANOTHER B MOVIE (2010)
CHRISTMAS COTTAGE (2008)
HARD FOUR (2007)
CHRISTMAS IS HERE AGAIN (2007)
ONCE IN A LIFETIME: JUST GO FOR IT (2007)
ZACK'S MACHINE (2007)
WAYS OF THE FLESH (2006)
CRAB ORCHARD (2006)
SLEEPING DOGS LIE (2005)
ALL IN (2005)
HAPPILY EVEN AFTER (2004)
THE COMMISSION (2003)
FAIR PLAY (2002)
ABOVE SUSPICION (2000)
TWO WEEKS FROM SUNDAY (1997)
HALLS OF ANGER (1970)
THE MURDER MEN (1961)
Ed Asner's television credits include...
THE MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW