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Known Credits: 170

Birthday: 1929-11-15

Place of Birth: Kansas City, Missouri, USA

Adult Actor: False

Official Homepage: -

Also Known As

  • Edward Asher
  • Edward Asner

Ed Asner

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 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.

Acting
2014 The Games Maker as Nicholas Drago
2014 Chasing Life - (1 episode) as April's grandfather
2013 The House of Magic as Sr. Jeffrey McDonough (voice)
2013 Mom - (1 episode) as Jack
2013 Second Chances as Chief Buddy
2012 Home Alone: The Holiday Heist as Mr. Carson
2012 Let Go as Artie Satz
2012 Should've Been Romeo as Charlie
2012 Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl
2011 Michael: Tuesdays and Thursdays - (28 episodes)
2011 Hopelessly in June as Rabbi
2011 Too Big to Fail as Warren Buffett
2011 The Desert of Forbidden Art as Voice
2011 All Star Superman as Perry White
2011 Working Class - (12 episodes)
2011 Young Justice - (1 episode)
2010 Superman/Batman: Apocalypse as Granny Goodness
2010 Hawaii Five-0 - (1 episode)
2009 Up as Carl Fredricksen (voice)
2009 The Cleveland Show - (5 episodes)
2009 The Line - (15 episodes)
2008 Generation Gap as Bart Cahill
2008 Gigantic as Kirby Weathersby
2008 Christmas Cottage as Sidney
2007 Hard Four as Golden Hands Segal
2007 Christmas Is Here Again as Krad
2007 Andy Barker, P.I. - (1 episode)
2006 The Christmas Card as Luke Spelman
2005 The Boondocks - (3 episodes)
2005 Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class as Narrator
2005 The Oil Factor: Behind the War on Terror as Himself
2005 Island Prey as Jay Roth
2005 Sir! No Sir! as Col. Heinl
2005 Out of the Woods as Jack Green
2005 Sleeping Dogs Lie as Sheriff Delaney
2004 Center of the Universe - (15 episodes)
2004 CSI: NY - (1 episode)
2003 Elf as Santa
2003 The King and Queen of Moonlight Bay as Augie Sinclair
2003 World Poker Tour - (1 episode)
2003 Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure as Uncle Nick
2002 The Dead Zone - (1 episode)
2002 Pope John XXIII as Angelo Roncalli
2002 The Man Who Saved Christmas as Charles Gilbert
2001 The Animal as Chief Wilson
2000 Curb Your Enthusiasm - (1 episode)
2000 The Huntress - (1 episode)
2000 Perfect Game as Coach Billy Hicks
2000 Max Steel - (13 episodes) as Chuck Marshak
1999 Olive, the Other Reindeer as Santa (voice)
1999 The Bachelor as Sid Gluckman
1999 Family Guy - (2 episodes)
1999 Our Friend, Martin
1999 O' Christmas Tree as Nutcracker
1998 Maggie Winters - (1 episode)
1998 The Wild Thornberrys - (1 episode)
1998 The Closer - (10 episodes)
1998 Hard Rain as Onkel Charlie
1997 Dharma & Greg - (1 episode)
1997 The Long Way Home as Voice
1997 Recess - (131 episodes)
1997 Johnny Bravo - (1 episode)
1997 The Practice - (3 episodes)
1997 Payback
1997 King of the Hill - (1 episode)
1997 A Christmas Carol as Marley
1996 Superman: The Animated Series - (4 episodes)
1996 Arliss - (1 episode)
1996 E! True Hollywood Story - (2 episodes)
1996 Gone in the Night as Det. John Waters
1995 Freakazoid! - (36 episodes)
1994 Gargoyles - (69 episodes) as Hudson
1994 Touched by an Angel - (1 episode)
1994 ER - (4 episodes)
1994 Thunder Alley - (29 episodes)
1994 Duckman - (1 episode)
1994 Heads as Ab Abbot
1993 Gypsy as Pop
1993 The X-Files - (1 episode)
1993 Happily Ever After as Scowl the Owl (voice)
1993 Bonkers - (1 episode)
1993 Down on the Waterfront
1992 Mad About You - (2 episodes)
1992 Cruel Doubt as Bill Osteen
1992 Fish Police - (6 episodes)
1991 JFK as Guy Bannister
1991 Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus as Edward P. Mitchell
1990 The Trials of Rosie O'Neill - (26 episodes)
1990 Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less as Harvey Metcalfe
1989 The Simpsons - (2 episodes)
1988 Roseanne - (1 episode)
1988 A Friendship in Vienna as Opah Oskar Reikman
1987 The Bronx Zoo - (21 episodes)
1986 The Christmas Star as Horace McNickle
1984 Highway to Heaven - (1 episode)
1984 Anatomy of an Illness as Norman Cousins
1983 Daniel as Jacob Ascher
1982 Americas in Transition as Narrator
1981 Fort Apache the Bronx as Connolly
1978 The White Shadow - (1 episode)
1977 The Gathering as Adam
1977 Lou Grant - (114 episodes)
1977 Roots - (15 episodes)
1977 Roots as Capt. Thomas Davies
1976 Gus as Hank Cooper
1976 Rich Man, Poor Man - (12 episodes)
1975 Saturday Night Live - (1 episode)
1975 Death Scream as Peter Singleton
1974 The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast - (1 episode)
1974 Rhoda - (2 episodes)
1973 Police Story - (2 episodes)
1973 The Girl Most Likely to... as Det. Ralph Varone
1972 Haunts of the Very Rich as Al Hunsicker
1971 The Todd Killings as Fred Reardon
1971 The Last Child as Barstow
1971 Skin Game as Plunkett (runaway slave hunter)
1970 The Old Man Who Cried Wolf as Dr. Morheim
1970 The Mary Tyler Moore Show - (179 episodes) as Lou Grant
1970 The Mary Tyler Moore Show - (11 episodes)
1970 The Flip Wilson Show - (1 episode)
1970 They Call Me MISTER Tibbs! as Woody Garfield
1970 Halls of Anger as Ernie McKay
1970 House on Greenapple Road as Sheriff Muntz
1969 Daughter of the Mind as Saul Wiener
1969 Change of Habit as Lt. Moretti
1969 Medical Center - (1 episode)
1968 The Mod Squad - (4 episodes)
1968 Hawaii Five-O - (1 episode)
1968 The Name of the Game - (2 episodes)
1967 Ironside - (1 episode)
1967 Gunn as Lt. Jacoby
1967 The Venetian Affair as Frank Rosenfeld
1966 El Dorado as Bart Jason
1966 The Doomsday Flight
1966 CBS Playhouse - (1 episode)
1966 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. - (1 episode)
1966 Felony Squad - (2 episodes)
1966 The Rat Patrol - (1 episode)
1965 The Slender Thread as Det. Judd Ridley
1965 The F.B.I. - (3 episodes)
1965 The Wild Wild West - (1 episode)
1965 Please Don't Eat the Daisies - (1 episode)
1965 Run for Your Life - (1 episode)
1965 The Satan Bug as Veretti
1964 Profiles in Courage - (2 episodes)
1964 Slattery's People - (36 episodes)
1964 Fanfare For A Death Scene
1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre - (1 episode)
1963 Mr. Novak - (2 episodes)
1963 Burke's Law - (1 episode)
1963 The Fugitive - (3 episodes)
1963 The Outer Limits - (1 episode)
1963 The Lieutenant - (1 episode)
1962 The Eleventh Hour - (1 episode)
1962 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson - (2 episodes)
1962 Stoney Burke - (1 episode)
1962 The Virginian - (1 episode)
1961 Target: The Corruptors! - (1 episode)
1961 Dr. Kildare - (1 episode)
1961 The Wonderful World of Disney - (1 episode)
1961 Cain's Hundred - (1 episode)
1960 Route 66 - (5 episodes)
1960 The Outlaws - (1 episode)
1958 Naked City - (2 episodes)
1957 Decoy - (1 episode)
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents - (1 episode)
1955 Gunsmoke - (2 episodes)
1949 The Emmy Awards - (1 episode)
1948 Westinghouse Studio One - (1 episode)
1900 Off the Rack - (6 episodes)
1900 The RKO Story Tales From Hollywood - (6 episodes)