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Edward Asner

Edward Asner (born November 15, 1929), commonly known as Ed Asner, is 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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Edward Asner, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Nov 15, 1929 In Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
122
First Appeared:
In the movie Awaken
Latest Project:
Movie In Vino 2019-11-01
Known For
Filmography
Movie Awaken 2022
Movie LA DA Story Himself (archive footage) 2022
Movie In Vino Charles 2019-11-01
Movie Waiting in the Wings: Still Waiting Jefferson 2018-06-09
Movie All of My Heart: The Wedding Vern 2018-09-29
Movie Honor Amongst Men Pop Halmo 2018-07-14
Movie The Parting Glass 2018-06-24
Movie Framed: The Adventures of Zion Man Adult Walter (voice) 2017-01-28
Movie CarGo Arthur (voice) 2017-06-06
Movie Yamasong: March of the Hollows Elder Pyreez 2017-09-10
Movie Santa Stole Our Dog: A Merry Doggone Christmas! Santa 2017-11-21
Movie And the Winner Isn't Self 2017-12-08
Movie All of My Heart: Inn Love Vern 2017-10-07
Movie Love Finds You in Valentine Gabriel Morgan 2016-02-14
Movie Titanic: Sinking the Myths Wilhelm Müller 2016-09-01
Movie Super Sex George 2016-04-15
Movie The Gettysburg Address Edward Everett (voice) 2015-01-01
Movie I Thought I Told You To Shut Up!! Himself 2015-04-25
Movie Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration Himself / Lou Grant (archive footage) 2015-10-13
Movie All of My Heart Vern 2015-02-14
Movie Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas Santa (voice) 2014-12-16
Movie I Know That Voice Himself 2014-01-07
Movie Frozen in Time Grandpa (voice) 2014-11-12
Movie Waiting in the Wings: The Musical Jefferson 2014-04-01
Movie Second Chances Chief Buddy 2013-05-20
Movie Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl Himself 2012-01-16
Movie Liberator President Whitlock 2012-09-15
Movie Home Alone: The Holiday Heist Mr. Carson 2012-11-25
Movie Casting By Himself 2012-09-09
Movie Foodfight! Mr. Leonard 2012-06-15
Movie All Star Superman Perry White (voice) 2011-02-22
Movie Too Big to Fail Warren Buffett 2011-05-22
Movie Let Go Artie Satz 2011-10-25
Series Michael: Tuesdays and Thursdays Dr. Wasserman 2011-09-14
Movie Dug's Special Mission Carl Fredricksen (voice) (uncredited) 2009-11-10
Movie Up Carl Fredricksen (voice) 2009-05-28
Movie Channels Ed Packard 2008-01-01
Movie Gigantic Kirby Weathersby 2008-09-09
Movie Generation Gap Bart Cahill 2008-11-01
Movie Christmas Cottage Sidney 2008-01-01
Movie Christmas Is Here Again Krad (voice) 2007-10-20
Movie Hard Four Golden Hands Segal 2007-11-01
Movie The Christmas Card Luke Spelman 2006-12-02
Movie Sleeping Dogs Lie Sheriff Delaney 2005-02-28
Movie Sir! No Sir! Col. Heinl 2005-05-19
Movie Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class Narrator 2005-08-31
Movie Dog's Best Friend Jeep 2005-10-17
Movie Missing Brendan George Calden 2004-10-26
Series Center of the Universe Art Barnett 2004-10-27
Movie The Commission Capt. J.W. 'Will' Fritz 2003-11-07
Movie Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure Uncle Nick 2003-12-20
Movie The King and Queen of Moonlight Bay Augie Sinclair 2003-06-15
Movie The Golden Girls: Lifetime Intimate Portrait Series 2003-01-01
Movie Elf Santa 2003-10-09
Movie Plan Colombia: Cashing In on the Drug War Failure Narrator 2003-10-27
Series Spider-Man: The New Animated Series Officer Barr 2003-08-01
Movie Spider-Man: The New Animated Series Officer Barr 2003-07-11
Movie Pope John XXIII Angelo Roncalli 2002-01-01
Movie Spider-Man: The Ultimate Villain Showdown J. Jonah Jameson 2002-08-11
Movie The Man Who Saved Christmas Charles Gilbert 2002-01-01
Movie The Animal Chief Wilson 2001-06-01
Movie In Search of Peace David Ben Gurion (voice) 2001-09-21
Movie The Tulsa Lynching of 1921: A Hidden Story 2000-05-31
Movie Common Ground Ira 2000-01-29
Movie Perfect Game Coach Billy Hicks 2000-04-18
Movie O' Christmas Tree Nutcracker 1999-01-01
Movie The Sissy Duckling Elmer's Dad 1999-09-14
Movie The Bachelor Sid Gluckman 1999-11-05
Movie Hard Rain Uncle Charlie 1998-01-16
Series The Closer 1998-02-23
Movie Academy Boyz 1997-12-02
Movie The Fumbleheads Charlie Atwater 1997-01-01
Movie Goldilocks and the Three Bears Bruno 1995-01-01
Series Freakazoid! Sgt. Mike Cosgrove (voice) 1995-09-09
Movie Spider-Man: The Venom Saga J. Jonah Jameson 1994-06-07
Movie Heads Ab Abbot 1994-01-29
Series Thunder Alley Gil Jones 1994-03-09
Series Gargoyles Hudson (voice) 1994-10-24
Movie Gypsy Pop 1993-12-12
Movie Down on the Waterfront 1993-01-01
Movie Beyond JFK: The Question of Conspiracy Himself 1992-01-01
Movie Earth and the American Dream 1992-10-01
Series Fish Police 1992-02-28
Series Cruel Doubt Bill Osteen 1992-05-17
Movie JFK Guy Bannister 1991-12-20
Movie Silent Motive Sam 1991-01-01
Movie Switched at Birth Ted Marx 1991-04-28
Movie Mary Tyler Moore: The 20th Anniversary Show Himself 1991-02-18
Movie Happily Ever After Scowl the Owl (voice) 1990-06-20
Movie A Friendship in Vienna Opah Oskar Reikman 1988-08-27
Movie Cracked Up Rev. Vincent Owens 1987-05-26
Series The Bronx Zoo 1987-03-19
Movie Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night Scalawag (voice) 1987-08-06
Movie Vital Signs Matthew St James 1986-02-11
Series Tall Tales & Legends Lucky Jake 1985-09-25
Series Tender Is the Night Devereux Warren 1985-09-23
Series Off the Rack Sam Waltman 1985-03-15
Movie Anatomy of an Illness Norman Cousins 1984-05-15
Movie Donald Duck's 50th Birthday Himself 1984-11-13
Movie Daniel Jacob Ascher 1983-08-26
Movie O'Hara's Wife Bob O'Hara 1982-01-01
Movie The Marva Collins Story Narrator (voice) 1981-12-01
Series Lou Grant Lou Grant 1977-09-20
Movie The Life and Assassination of the Kingfish Huey P. Long 1977-03-20
Movie Gus Hank Cooper 1976-07-07
Movie Hey, I'm Alive Ralph Flores 1975-11-07
Movie Death Scream Peter Singleton 1975-09-26
Movie Skin Game Plunkett (runaway slave hunter) 1971-09-30
Movie They Call It Murder Chief Otto Larkin 1971-12-17
Movie The Todd Killings Fred Reardon 1971-10-20
Movie House on Greenapple Road Sheriff Muntz 1970-01-11
Movie The Old Man Who Cried Wolf Dr. Morheim 1970-10-13
Movie Halls of Anger Ernie McKay 1970-04-29
Series The Mary Tyler Moore Show Lou Grant 1970-09-19
Movie Daughter of the Mind Saul Wiener 1969-12-09
Movie The Venetian Affair Frank Rosenfeld 1967-01-18
Movie Gunn Lt. Jacoby 1967-06-28
Movie El Dorado Bart Jason 1966-12-17
Movie The Slender Thread Det. Judd Ridley 1965-12-15
Movie The Satan Bug Henchman Veretti 1965-03-26
Series Slattery's People 1964-09-21
Movie The New Girl 1960-01-01