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Ed Asner

Edward Asner (November 15, 1929 – August 29, 2021), commonly known as Ed Asner, was 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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Nov 15, 1929 In Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Studio One 1948-11-07
Latest Project:
Movie Awaken 2022
Known For
Poster of Dug Days
Poster of Superman/Batman: Apocalypse
Poster of The Animal
Poster of Hard Rain
Movie Awaken Unknown 2022
Movie Blood The Prophet 2022
Movie Senior Entourage Ed 2021-05-03
Series Dug Days Carl (voice) 2021-09-01
Series The Premise Unknown 2021-09-16
Movie Muppets Haunted Mansion Ghost of Claude 2021-10-08
Series Central Park Ambrose (voice) 2020-05-29
Movie M.O.M. Mothers of Monsters Dr. Howard Arden 2020-03-13
Movie The Garden Left Behind Unknown 2020-08-28
Movie Rain Beau's End Gunny 2020-11-17
Movie Bury Me in Armor Dimitry George 2020-12-12
Movie SEVEN Unknown 2020-12-08
Series The Holiday Movies That Made Us Self 2020-12-01
Series Doom Patrol Hospital Patient 2019-02-15
Series Dead to Me Abe Rifkin 2019-05-03
Movie In Vino Charles 2019-11-01
Series Cobra Kai Sid Weinberg 2018-05-02
Movie Eva: A-7063 Narrator (voice) 2018-04-05
Movie LA DA Story Himself (archive footage) 2018-01-01
Movie Waiting in the Wings: Still Waiting Jefferson 2018-06-09
Movie Honor Amongst Men Pop Halmo 2018-07-14
Movie The Parting Glass Unknown 2018-06-24
Movie Olympia Himself 2018-11-11
Movie All of My Heart: The Wedding Vern 2018-09-29
Movie Angels on Tap Swifty 2018-07-12
Movie CarGo Arthur (voice) 2017-06-06
Movie Joe's War Harry 2017-03-17
Movie Framed: The Adventures of Zion Man Adult Walter (voice) 2017-01-28
Movie Yamasong: March of the Hollows Elder Pyreez 2017-09-10
Movie Saving Christmas Rick 2017-11-06
Movie All of My Heart: Inn Love Vern 2017-10-07
Movie A StoryBots Christmas Santa 2017-12-01
Movie And the Winner Isn't Self 2017-12-08
Movie Santa Stole Our Dog: A Merry Doggone Christmas! Santa 2017-11-21
Movie Love Meet Hope Mr. James 2016-02-20
Movie Super Sex George 2016-04-15
Movie Love Finds You in Valentine Gabriel Morgan 2016-02-14
Movie Getting Ed Laid Ed Randall 2016-04-02
Movie Mary Jane: A Musical Potumentary Corporate Manager 2016-06-10
Movie Titanic: Sinking the Myths Wilhelm Müller 2016-09-01
Movie The Best Democracy Money Can Buy Self 2016-09-23
Series MacGyver Saul 2016-09-23
Movie All of My Heart Vern 2015-02-14
Movie The Gettysburg Address Edward Everett (voice) 2015-01-01
Movie The Nutcracker Sweet Owl 2015-06-03
Movie I Thought I Told You To Shut Up!! Himself 2015-04-25
Series Celebrity Family Feud Unknown 2015-06-21
Movie Generation A: Portraits of Autism and the Arts Self 2015-11-06
Movie A Merry Murdoch Christmas Kris Kringle 2015-12-21
Movie Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration Himself / Lou Grant (archive footage) 2015-10-13
Movie Waiting in the Wings: The Musical Jefferson 2014-04-01
Movie I Know That Voice Himself 2014-01-07
Series Chasing Life April's grandfather 2014-06-10
Movie Frozen in Time Grandpa (voice) 2014-11-12
Movie Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas Santa (voice) 2014-12-16
Movie Absolute Killers Unknown 2014-08-19
Movie The Games Maker Nicholas Drago 2014-07-03
Movie Second Chances Chief Buddy 2013-05-20
Series Mom Jack 2013-09-23
Movie Christmas on the Bayou Papa Noel 2013-12-14
Series Men at Work Bob 2012-05-24
Movie Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl Himself 2012-01-16
Movie Foodfight! Mr. Leonard 2012-06-15
Movie Should've Been Romeo Charlie 2012-04-28
Movie Home Alone: The Holiday Heist Mr. Carson 2012-11-25
Movie Casting By Self 2012-09-09
Movie Liberator President Whitlock 2012-09-15
Movie Too Big to Fail Warren Buffett 2011-05-22
Movie The Desert of Forbidden Art Voice 2011-03-18
Series Working Class Hank Greziak 2011-01-28
Movie Hopelessly in June Rabbi 2011-06-06
Movie All Star Superman Perry White (voice) 2011-02-22
Movie Good Men Morty 2011-09-23
Movie Let Go Artie Satz 2011-10-25
Movie Architects & Engineers: Solving the Mystery of WTC 7 Himself 2011-07-01
Series Michael: Tuesdays and Thursdays Dr. Wasserman 2011-09-14
Movie Not Another B Movie Angry Investor 2011-07-12
Series Hot in Cleveland Jameson 2010-06-16
Series Hawaii Five-0 Unknown 2010-09-20
Series Young Justice Kent Nelson (voice) 2010-11-26
Movie Superman/Batman: Apocalypse Granny Goodness (voice) 2010-09-28
Series The Line Unknown 2009-03-16
Movie Up Carl Fredricksen (voice) 2009-05-28
Series Modern Family Herschel 2009-09-23
Movie Dug's Special Mission Carl Fredricksen (voice) (uncredited) 2009-11-10
Series The Cleveland Show Unknown 2009-09-27
Series The Spectacular Spider-Man Uncle Ben Parker 2008-03-08
Movie Gigantic Kirby Weathersby 2008-09-09
Movie Channels Ed Packard 2008-01-01
Movie Christmas Cottage Sidney 2008-10-15
Movie Generation Gap Bart Cahill 2008-11-01
Series Andy Barker, P.I. Unknown 2007-03-15
Movie Hard Four Golden Hands Segal 2007-11-01
Movie Christmas Is Here Again Krad (voice) 2007-10-20
Series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Wilson White 2006-09-18
Movie The Christmas Card Luke Spelman 2006-12-02
Movie Sir! No Sir! Col. Heinl 2005-05-19
Movie Out of the Woods Jack Green 2005-04-02
Movie Sleeping Dogs Lie Sheriff Delaney 2005-02-28
Series American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
Movie The Oil Factor: Behind the War on Terror Himself 2005-07-15
Movie Dog's Best Friend Jeep 2005-10-17
Series The Boondocks Unknown 2005-11-06
Movie Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class Narrator 2005-08-31
Movie Crab Orchard Unknown 2005-09-23
Series Bones Rufus Tucker 2005-09-13
Series CSI: NY Abraham Klein 2004-09-22
Series Justice League Unlimited Granny Goodness (voice) 2004-07-31
Movie Missing Brendan George Calden 2004-10-26
Series Center of the Universe Art Barnett 2004-10-27
Movie Spider-Man vs. Doc Ock J Jonah Jameson 2004-11-03
Movie The King and Queen of Moonlight Bay Augie Sinclair 2003-06-15
Series Spider-Man: The New Animated Series Officer Barr 2003-08-01
Movie The Golden Girls: Lifetime Intimate Portrait Series Unknown 2003-01-01
Movie Daredevil vs. Spider-Man J. Jonah Jameson (voice) 2003-02-11
Series World Poker Tour Unknown 2003-03-30
Movie Elf Santa 2003-10-09
Movie Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure Uncle Nick 2003-12-20
Movie The Commission Capt. J.W. 'Will' Fritz 2003-11-07
Movie Plan Colombia: Cashing In on the Drug War Failure Narrator 2003-10-27
Movie Pope John XXIII Angelo Roncalli 2002-01-01
Movie The Good War and Those Who Refused to Fight It Narrator 2002-01-13
Movie The Man Who Saved Christmas Charles Gilbert 2002-01-01
Movie Spider-Man: The Ultimate Villain Showdown J. Jonah Jameson 2002-08-11
Series The Dead Zone Unknown 2002-06-16
Movie Island Prey Jay Roth 2001-01-01
Movie The Animal Chief Wilson 2001-06-01
Movie Gahan Wilson's The Kid Dead Cat 2001-10-30
Movie In Search of Peace David Ben Gurion (voice) 2001-09-21
Series Max Steel Chuck Marshak 2000-02-25
Movie Bring Him Home Geza 2000-01-01
Movie Perfect Game Coach Billy Hicks 2000-04-18
Movie Common Ground Ira 2000-01-29
Movie The Tulsa Lynching of 1921: A Hidden Story Unknown 2000-05-31
Series The Huntress Unknown 2000-07-26
Series Curb Your Enthusiasm Unknown 2000-10-15
Movie Above Suspicion Thomas O'Claire 2000-06-07
Series Family Guy Steve Bellows (voice) 1999-01-31
Movie O' Christmas Tree Nutcracker 1999-01-01
Movie The Sissy Duckling Elmer's Dad 1999-09-14
Movie Our Friend, Martin Mr. Harris (voice) (as Ed Asner) 1999-01-12
Movie Olive, the Other Reindeer Santa Claus (voice) 1999-12-17
Movie Love and Action in Chicago Taylor 1999-09-15
Movie The Bachelor Sid Gluckman 1999-11-05
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Coach Martin Schultz 1999-09-20
Series The Closer Unknown 1998-02-23
Movie Hard Rain Uncle Charlie 1998-01-16
Series More Tales of the City Unknown 1998-06-07
Series The Wild Thornberrys Frank Hunter (voice) 1998-09-01
Series Maggie Winters Unknown 1998-09-30
Series King of the Hill Unknown 1997-01-12
Movie Payback Jack Patkanis 1997-02-10
Movie The Fumbleheads Charlie Atwater 1997-01-01
Series The Practice Unknown 1997-03-04
Movie A Christmas Carol Marley (voice) 1997-01-01
Movie Academy Boyz Unknown 1997-12-02
Movie The Trial of Adolf Eichmann Dr. Robert Servatius (voice) 1997-04-30
Movie The Long Way Home George Patton / Immigrant to USA / David Ben-Gurion / Holocaust Survivor (voice) 1997-09-19
Series Dharma & Greg Earl Tucker 1997-09-24
Series Johnny Bravo Unknown 1997-07-07
Movie Hanged on a Twisted Cross Narrator 1996-01-01
Movie The Story of Santa Claus Santa Claus (voice) 1996-01-01
Movie Gone in the Night Det. John Waters 1996-02-24
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Series Superman: The Animated Series Granny Goodness (voice) 1996-09-06
Series Arliss Unknown 1996-08-10
Movie Gargoyles: The Heroes Awaken Hudson 1996-05-02
Movie Goldilocks and the Three Bears Bruno 1995-01-01
Series Freakazoid! Sgt. Mike Cosgrove (voice) 1995-09-09
Series Duckman Unknown 1994-03-05
Movie Heads Ab Abbot 1994-01-29
Movie Spider-Man: The Venom Saga J. Jonah Jameson 1994-06-07
Series Thunder Alley Gil Jones 1994-03-09
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Series Gargoyles Hudson (voice) 1994-10-24
Series Touched by an Angel Unknown 1994-09-21
Series Spider-Man J. Jonah Jameson (voice) 1994-11-19
Movie Down on the Waterfront Unknown 1993-01-01
Series The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Series Bonkers Unknown 1993-10-04
Movie Gypsy Pop 1993-12-12
Series Fish Police Unknown 1992-02-28
Movie Beyond JFK: The Question of Conspiracy Himself 1992-01-01
Series Cruel Doubt Bill Osteen 1992-05-17
Series Mad About You Zigmund Klarik 1992-09-23
Series Batman: The Animated Series Roland Daggett (voice) 1992-09-05
Movie Earth and the American Dream Unknown 1992-10-01
Movie Mary Tyler Moore: The 20th Anniversary Show Himself 1991-02-18
Movie Silent Motive Sam 1991-01-01
Movie Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus Edward P. Mitchell 1991-12-08
Movie Switched at Birth Ted Marx 1991-04-28
Movie JFK Guy Bannister 1991-12-20
Movie Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less Harvey Metcalfe 1990-03-25
Movie The Cops Are Robbers Unknown 1990-12-09
Series The Trials of Rosie O'Neill Walter Kovacs 1990-09-17
Movie Happily Ever After Scowl the Owl (voice) 1989-06-30
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie A Friendship in Vienna Opah Oskar Reikman 1988-08-27
Series Roseanne Unknown 1988-10-18
Movie Cracked Up Rev. Vincent Owens 1987-05-26
Series The Bronx Zoo Unknown 1987-03-19
Series The RKO Story: Tales From Hollywood Himself - Presenter 1987-07-03
Movie Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night Scalawag (voice) 1987-08-06
Movie Vital Signs Matthew St James 1986-02-11
Movie Joshua and the Battle of Jericho Joshua (voice) 1986-04-25
Movie Kate's Secret Dr. Resnick 1986-11-17
Movie The Christmas Star Horace McNickle 1986-12-14
Series Off the Rack Sam Waltman 1985-03-15
Series Tall Tales & Legends Lucky Jake 1985-09-25
Series Tender Is the Night Devereux Warren 1985-09-23
Movie Anatomy of an Illness Norman Cousins 1984-05-15
Series Highway to Heaven Unknown 1984-09-19
Movie Donald Duck's 50th Birthday Himself 1984-11-13
Movie Daniel Jacob Ascher 1983-08-26
Movie A Case of Libel Robert Sloane 1983-10-17
Movie O'Hara's Wife Bob O'Hara 1982-01-01
Movie Americas in Transition Narrator 1982-10-01
Movie Night of 100 Stars Unknown 1982-03-08
Movie A Small Killing Unknown 1981-11-24
Movie Fort Apache, the Bronx Connolly 1981-02-06
Movie The Marva Collins Story Narrator (voice) 1981-12-01
Movie The Family Man Eddie Madden 1979-12-19
Movie The Good Doctor Various Roles 1978-11-08
Series The White Shadow Unknown 1978-11-27
Series Roots Thomas Davies 1977-01-23
Movie The Life and Assassination of the Kingfish Huey P. Long 1977-03-20
Movie The Gathering Adam 1977-12-04
Series Lou Grant Lou Grant 1977-09-20
Series Rich Man, Poor Man Axel Jordache 1976-02-01
Movie Gus Hank Cooper 1976-07-07
Movie Hey, I'm Alive Ralph Flores 1975-11-07
Movie Mitzi & 100 Guys Self 1975-03-24
Movie Death Scream Peter Singleton 1975-09-26
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie The Wrestler Frank Bass 1974-04-28
Series Rhoda Unknown 1974-09-09
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-03-20
Series The Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts Unknown 1973-09-14
Movie The Girl Most Likely to... Det. Ralph Varone 1973-11-06
Movie Sam Cade Unknown 1972-01-01
Movie Haunts of the Very Rich Al Hunsicker 1972-09-20
Series Great Performances Unknown 1971-01-28
Movie They Call It Murder Chief Otto Larkin 1971-12-17
Movie Skin Game Plunkett 1971-09-30
Movie The Last Child Barstow 1971-10-05
Movie The Todd Killings Fred Reardon 1971-10-20
Movie Halls of Anger Ernie McKay 1970-04-29
Movie They Call Me Mister Tibbs! Woody Garfield 1970-07-10
Movie House on Greenapple Road Sheriff Muntz 1970-01-11
Movie The Old Man Who Cried Wolf Dr. Morheim 1970-10-13
Series The Flip Wilson Show Unknown 1970-09-17
Series The Mary Tyler Moore Show Lou Grant 1970-09-19
Series Medical Center Unknown 1969-09-24
Movie Daughter of the Mind Saul Wiener 1969-12-09
Movie Change of Habit Lt. Moretti 1969-11-19
Series The Name of the Game Unknown 1968-09-20
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-20
Series The Mod Squad Unknown 1968-09-24
Series The Invaders Harry Ferguson 1967-01-10
Movie The Venetian Affair Frank Rosenfeld 1967-01-18
Series Ironside Unknown 1967-03-28
Movie Gunn Lt. Jacoby 1967-06-28
Series Felony Squad Unknown 1966-09-12
Series The Rat Patrol Unknown 1966-09-12
Series The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. Unknown 1966-09-13
Series CBS Playhouse Unknown 1966-12-08
Movie El Dorado Bart Jason 1966-12-17
Movie The Doomsday Flight Feldman 1966-12-13
Series Run for Your Life Unknown 1965-09-13
Movie The Satan Bug Henchman Veretti 1965-03-26
Series Please Don't Eat the Daisies Unknown 1965-09-14
Series The F.B.I. Unknown 1965-09-19
Series The Wild Wild West Unknown 1965-09-17
Movie The Slender Thread Det. Judd Ridley 1965-12-15
Movie Fanfare for a Death Scene Pike 1964-09-01
Series Profiles in Courage Unknown 1964-11-08
Series Slattery's People Unknown 1964-09-21
Series The Outer Limits Unknown 1963-09-16
Series The Lieutenant Unknown 1963-09-14
Series The Fugitive Joe Bantam 1963-09-17
Series Burke's Law Unknown 1963-09-20
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1963-10-04
Series Mr. Novak Unknown 1963-09-24
Series The Virginian Unknown 1962-09-19
Series The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Jack Stander 1962-09-20
Series The Eleventh Hour Unknown 1962-10-03
Series Stoney Burke Unknown 1962-10-01
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series Cain's Hundred Unknown 1961-09-19
Series The Defenders Harry Obermayer 1961-09-16
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-27
Series Target: The Corruptors! Unknown 1961-09-29
Movie The New Girl Unknown 1960-01-01
Series Outlaws Unknown 1960-09-26
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Series Naked City Lt. Vincent Busti 1958-09-30
Movie The Night America Trembled Unknown 1957-09-09
Series Decoy Unknown 1957-10-14
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02
Series The Emmy Awards Unknown 1949-01-25
Series Studio One Unknown 1948-11-07