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Edward Asner

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Photos Edward Asner Birth name: Edward Asner
Birth date: 1929/11/15 (91 years old)
Birth place : Kansas City

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Biography for Edward Asner

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Filmography

Title Role
Hard Four (2005) (post-production) Golden Hands Segal
Ways of the Flesh (2005) (post-production) Mr. Olson
Duplicity (2006) Mob Boss
Out of the Woods (2005) (TV) Jack Green
Sleeping Dogs Lie (2005) Sheriff Delaney
All In (2005/I) Sweet Lou
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II - The Sith Lords (2004) (VG) (voice) Master Vrook Lamar
Center of the Universe (2004) TV Series (as Ed Asner) Art Barnett
X-Men Legends (2004) (VG) (voice) Morlock Healer
Happily Even After (2004) (uncredited) Judge Dreyfus
Crab Orchard (2004) Grandfather Stiles
Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure (2003) (TV) (as Ed Asner) Uncle Nick
Elf (2003) Santa
Missing Brendan (2003) George Calden
The Commission (2003) Capt. J.W. 'Will' Fritz
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (2003) (VG) (voice) Master Vrook Lamar
Spider-Man (2003) TV Series (voice) Officer Barr
The King and Queen of Moonlight Bay (2003) (TV) Auggie Sinclair
The Man Who Saved Christmas (2002) (TV) Mr. Gilbert
Fair Play (2002) (as Ed Asner) Harry
Papa Giovanni - Ioannes XXIII (2002) (TV) Angelo Roncalli
The Kid (2001) (TV) (voice) (as Ed Asner) Dead Cat
The Animal (2001) Chief Wilson
Max Steel (2001) TV Series (as Ed Asner) Chuck Marshak
Donzi: The Legend (2001) Meyer Lansky
Island Prey (2001) Jay Roth
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (2000/II) (VG) (voice) Fixer
Becoming Dick (2000) (TV) Davis Aldrich
Above Suspicion (2000) Thomas O'Claire
Perfect Game (2000) (V) Coach Billy
Common Ground (2000) (TV) Ira
Bring Him Home (2000) Geza Horvath
Mars and Beyond (2000) President Thomas D. Moss
Olive, the Other Reindeer (1999) (TV) (voice) Santa
The Bachelor (1999) Sid Gluckman
The Sissy Duckling (1999) (TV) (voice) Elmer's father
Love and Action in Chicago (1999) (V) Taylor
The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man (1999) (voice) J. Jonah Jameson
Eli's Theory (1999) TV Series Professor
O' Christmas Tree (1999) (V) Nutcracker
Our Friend, Martin (1999) (V) (voice) (as Ed Asner) Mr. Harris
More Tales of the City (1998) (mini) TV Series Jack Lederer
The Closer (1998) TV Series Carl Dobson
Hard Rain (1998) Uncle Charlie
Ask Harriet (1998) TV Series Mr. Russell
Gargoyles: Brothers Betrayed (1998) (V) (voice) (as Ed Asner) Hudson
Gargoyles: The Force of Goliath (1998) (V) (voice) (as Ed Asner) Hudson
Gargoyles: The Hunted (1998) (V) (voice) Hudson
Recess (1997) TV Series (voice) Thaddeus T. Third V/Additional Voices (1997-2001)
Academy Boyz (1997) Mr. Bright
Payback (1997/I) (TV) Jack Patkanis
Basil (1997) Alonzo
A Christmas Carol (1997) (voice) Marley
Dog's Best Friend (1997) (TV) Jeep
The Fanatics (1997) Charlie Atwater
Two Weeks from Sunday (1997)
Bruno the Kid (1996) TV Series (voice) Engineer
Gone in the Night (1996) (TV) Det. John Waters
Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles (1996) TV Series (voice) Hudson
Spider-Man: Sins of the Fathers (1996) (V) (voice) J. Jonah Jameson
The Story of Santa Claus (1996) (TV) Nicholas 'Santa' Claus
Freakazoid! (1995) TV Series (voice) Sgt. Mike Cosgrove
Goldilocks and the Three Bears (1995) Bruno (VO)
The Golem (1995) Rabbi
Spider-Man (1994) TV Series (voice) J. Jonah Jameson
Gargoyles (1994) TV Series (voice) (as Ed Asner) Hudson
The Magic School Bus (1994) TV Series (voice) (as Ed Asner) General Aranius
Thunder Alley (1994) TV Series Gil Jones
Gargoyles: The Heroes Awaken (1994) (V) (voice) Hudson
Higher Education (1994) TV Series President Gordon Knight
Higher Education (1994) (TV) President Gordon Knight
Gypsy (1993) (TV) Pop
Happily Ever After (1993) (voice) Scowl the Owl
Down on the Waterfront (1993) Bobby Gleason
Heads (1993) (TV) Ab Abbot
Hearts Afire (1992) TV Series George Lahti (1992-93)
Cruel Doubt (1992) (TV) Bill Osteen
Fish Police (1992) TV Series (voice) Chief Abalone
The Real Story of Happy Birthday to You (1992) (voice) Charlie
Mattie's Waltz (1992) (TV) George
The Trials of Rosie O'Neill (1990) TV Series Walter Kovacs (1991-1992)
JFK (1991) Guy Bannister
Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (1991) (TV) Edward P. Mitchell
Silent Motive (1991) (TV) Sam van Drake
Sazan aizu (1991) (V) (voice: English version) Grandpa Ayanokoji (New Generation Version 2000)
Switched at Birth (1991) (TV) Ted Marx
Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1990) TV Series (voice) Hoggish Greedly (1990-1993)
Good Cops, Bad Cops (1990) (TV) Jake Quinn
Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less (1990) (TV) Harvey Metcalfe
The Wonderful Wishing Well (1989) (V) Murray The Mole
A Friendship in Vienna (1988) (TV) Opah Oskar Reikman
Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night (1987) (voice) Scalawag
Cracked Up (1987) (TV) Rev. Vincent Owens
The Bronx Zoo (1987) TV Series Principal Joe Danzig
The Christmas Star (1986) (TV) Horace McNickle
Kate's Secret (1986) (TV) Dr. Resnick
Vital Signs (1986) (TV) Matthew St James
Tender Is the Night (1985) (mini) TV Series Devereux Warren
Off the Rack (1984) TV Series Sam Waltman
Anatomy of an Illness (1984) (TV) Norman Cousins
Daniel (1983) Jacob Ascher
A Case of Libel (1983) (TV) Robert Sloane
O'Hara's Wife (1982) Bob O'Hara
The Marva Collins Story (1981) (TV) (voice) Narrator
A Small Killing (1981) (TV) Simon 'Si' Shaber
Fort Apache the Bronx (1981) Connolly
The Family Man (1979) (TV) Eddie Madden
The Good Doctor (1978) (TV) Various roles
The Gathering (1977) (TV) Adam Thornton
Lou Grant (1977) TV Series Lou Grant
The Life and Assassination of the Kingfish (1977) (TV) Huey P. Long
Roots (1977) (mini) TV Series Capt. Thomas Davies
Gus (1976) Hank Cooper
Rich Man, Poor Man (1976) (mini) TV Series Axel Jordache
Hey, I'm Alive! (1975) (TV) Ralph Flores
Death Scream (1975) (TV) Peter Singleton
The Impostor (1975/I) (TV) Barney West
The Wrestler (1974) Frank Boss
The Girl Most Likely to... (1973) (TV) Det. Ralph Varone
The Police Story (1973) (TV) Lt. Dave Blodgett
Haunts of the Very Rich (1972) (TV) Albert Hunsicker
They Call It Murder (1971) (TV) Chief Otto Larkin
The Todd Killings (1971) Fred Reardon
The Last Child (1971) (TV) Barstow
Skin Game (1971) Plunkett (runaway slave hunter)
The Old Man Who Cried Wolf (1970) (TV) Dr. Morheim
Mary Tyler Moore (1970) TV Series Lou Grant
They Call Me MISTER Tibbs! (1970) Woody Garfield
Halls of Anger (1970) McKay
The House on Greenapple Road (1970) (TV) Sheriff Muntz
Do Not Throw Cushions Into the Ring (1970) The Agent
Daughter of the Mind (1969) (TV) Saul Wiener
Change of Habit (1969) Lt. Moretti
Gunn (1967) Lt. Jacoby
The Venetian Affair (1967) Frank Rosenfeld
El Dorado (1966) Bart Jason
The Doomsday Flight (1966) (TV) Feldman
The Slender Thread (1965) Det. Judd Ridley
The Satan Bug (1965) Veretti
Slattery's People (1964) TV Series Frank Radcliff
Fanfare for a Death Scene (1964) (TV)
Kid Galahad (1962) (uncredited) Asst. Dist. Atty. Frank Gerson

Trivia

President of Screen Actors Guild (SAG). [1981-1985]

A long-time political activist, he accused the CBS network of cancelling "Lou Grant" (1977) over his publicized disapproval of the United States involvement in Central America

On October 6th & 7th, 2001, he attended the "Hollywood Collectors & Celebrities Show", at Beverly Garland's Holiday Inn, in North Hollywood, California.

Has been a longtime supporter and admirer of convicted, alleged cop murderer, Black Panther and radical activist Mumia Abu-Jamal. He believes in Jamal's innocence, and has long opposed the death penalty.

His wife's nephew, Gavin Newsom, was elected mayor of San Francisco in 2003.

Was a member of the Compass Players, a predecessor to the famed Second City of Chicago.

Only actor to win Emmys for playing the same character (Lou Grant) in both a comedy ("Mary Tyler Moore" (1970)) and a drama ("Lou Grant" (1977)).

Credited as assisted in funding for Roger & Me (1989).

Family

Father-in-law of Jules Asner from 1992 to 1996.

He had a son, Charles, in 1987 with Carol Jean Vogelman.

Engaged to Cindy Gilmore in 1991.

Father of Matthew Asner and Kate Asner.

Author of the card

  • Creation date: 01/07/2003 by abdest

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