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Ed Asner

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.

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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 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules 2022-12-02
Known For
Poster of The Cleveland Show
Poster of Curb Your Enthusiasm
Poster of Family Guy
Poster of The Simpsons
Movie Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Grandpa Heffley (voice) 2022-12-02
Movie Senior Entourage Ed 2021-05-03
Movie Scarlett 2021-12-31
Movie M.O.M. Mothers of Monsters Dr. Howard Arden 2020-03-13
Movie The Garden Left Behind 2020-08-28
Movie Rain Beau's End Gunny 2020-11-17
Movie In Vino Charles 2019-11-01
Movie LA DA Story Himself (archive footage) 2018-01-01
Movie Waiting in the Wings: Still Waiting Jefferson 2018-06-09
Movie All of My Heart: The Wedding Vern 2018-09-29
Movie The Parting Glass Tommy 2018-06-24
Movie CarGo Arthur (voice) 2017-09-07
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 Santa Stole Our Dog: A Merry Doggone Christmas! Santa 2017-11-21
Movie And the Winner Isn't Self 2017-12-08
Movie Love Meet Hope Mr. James 2016-02-20
Movie Love Finds You in Valentine Gabriel Morgan 2016-02-14
Movie Super Sex George 2016-04-15
Movie Titanic: Sinking the Myths Wilhelm Müller 2016-09-01
Movie The Best Democracy Money Can Buy Self 2016-09-23
Movie I Thought I Told You To Shut Up!! Himself 2015-04-25
Movie The Nutcracker Sweet Owl 2015-06-03
Movie The Gettysburg Address Edward Everett (voice) 2015-01-01
Movie All of My Heart Vern 2015-02-14
Movie Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration Self / Lou Grant (archive footage) 2015-10-13
Movie Generation A: Portraits of Autism and the Arts Self 2015-11-06
Movie A Merry Murdoch Christmas Kris Kringle 2015-12-21
Series Chasing Life April's grandfather 2014-06-10
Movie I Know That Voice Himself 2014-01-07
Movie The Games Maker Nicholas Drago 2014-07-03
Movie Waiting in the Wings: The Musical Jefferson 2014-04-01
Movie Absolute Killers 2014-08-19
Movie Frozen in Time Grandpa (voice) 2014-11-12
Movie Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas Santa (voice) 2014-12-16
Movie Second Chances Chief Buddy 2013-05-20
Movie Axel: The Biggest Little Hero Bonta / Narrator 2013-08-02
Series Mom Jack 2013-09-23
Movie Christmas on the Bayou Papa Noel 2013-12-14
Movie Should've Been Romeo Charlie 2012-04-28
Movie Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl Self 2012-01-16
Movie Foodfight! Mr. Leonard (voice) 2012-06-15
Movie Liberator President Whitlock 2012-09-15
Movie Casting By Self 2012-09-09
Movie Home Alone: The Holiday Heist Mr. Carson 2012-11-25
Movie The Desert of Forbidden Art Voice 2011-03-18
Series Working Class Hank Greziak 2011-01-28
Movie All Star Superman Perry White (voice) 2011-02-22
Movie Too Big to Fail Warren Buffett 2011-05-22
Movie Hopelessly in June Rabbi 2011-06-06
Series Michael: Tuesdays and Thursdays Dr. Wasserman 2011-09-14
Movie Let Go Artie 2011-10-25
Movie Not Another B Movie Angry Investor 2011-07-12
Series Hawaii Five-0 Unknown 2010-09-20
Movie Superman/Batman: Apocalypse Granny Goodness (voice) 2010-09-28
Series Young Justice Unknown 2010-11-26
Movie Up Carl Fredricksen (voice) 2009-05-28
Series The Line 2009-03-16
Series The Cleveland Show Unknown 2009-09-27
Movie Dug's Special Mission Carl Fredricksen (voice) (uncredited) 2009-11-10
Movie Channels Ed Packard 2008-01-01
Movie Gigantic Kirby Weathersby 2008-09-09
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
Movie The Christmas Card Luke Spelman 2006-12-02
Movie Sir! No Sir! Col. Heinl 2005-05-19
Movie The Oil Factor: Behind the War on Terror Himself 2005-07-15
Movie Sleeping Dogs Lie Sheriff Delaney 2005-02-28
Movie Out of the Woods Jack Green 2005-04-02
Movie Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class Narrator 2005-08-31
Movie Crab Orchard 2005-09-23
Series The Boondocks Unknown 2005-11-06
Series Justice League Unlimited Hephaestus / Granny Goodness 2004-07-31
Series CSI: NY Unknown 2004-09-22
Series Center of the Universe Art Barnett 2004-10-27
Movie The King and Queen of Moonlight Bay Augie Sinclair 2003-06-15
Series World Poker Tour Unknown 2003-03-30
Series Spider-Man: The New Animated Series Officer Barr 2003-07-11
Movie Plan Colombia: Cashing In on the Drug War Failure Narrator 2003-10-27
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 Pope John XXIII Angelo Roncalli 2002-01-01
Series The Dead Zone Unknown 2002-06-16
Movie The Man Who Saved Christmas Charles Gilbert 2002-12-15
Movie Spider-Man: The Ultimate Villain Showdown J. Jonah Jameson 2002-08-11
Movie Island Prey Jay Roth 2001-01-01
Movie In Search of Peace David Ben Gurion (voice) 2001-09-21
Movie The Animal Chief Wilson 2001-06-01
Series Max Steel Chuck Marshak 2000-02-25
Movie Common Ground Ira 2000-01-29
Movie Perfect Game Coach Billy Hicks 2000-04-18
Movie Bring Him Home Geza 2000-01-01
Movie Above Suspicion Thomas O'Claire 2000-06-07
Series Curb Your Enthusiasm Unknown 2000-10-15
Series The Huntress Unknown 2000-07-26
Movie Our Friend, Martin Mr. Harris (voice) (as Ed Asner) 1999-01-12
Movie O' Christmas Tree Nutcracker 1999-01-01
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Coach Martin Schultz 1999-09-20
Movie The Bachelor Sid Gluckman 1999-11-05
Movie Olive, The Other Reindeer Santa Claus (voice) 1999-12-17
Series The Closer 1998-02-23
Movie Hard Rain Uncle Charlie 1998-01-16
Series The Wild Thornberrys Unknown 1998-09-01
Series Maggie Winters Unknown 1998-09-30
Movie Dog's Best Friend Jeep, the Sheep Dog (voice) 1997-03-23
Series The Practice Unknown 1997-03-04
Series King of the Hill Unknown 1997-01-12
Movie The Fumbleheads Charlie Atwater 1997-01-01
Movie Payback Jack Patkanis 1997-02-10
Series Johnny Bravo Unknown 1997-07-07
Movie A Christmas Carol Marley (voice) 1997-12-20
Series Recess 1997-09-13
Movie Academy Boyz 1997-12-02
Series Dharma & Greg Unknown 1997-09-24
Movie The Long Way Home George Patton / Immigrant to USA / David Ben-Gurion / Holocaust Survivor (voice) 1997-09-19
Movie Gargoyles: The Heroes Awaken Hudson 1996-05-02
Series Arliss Unknown 1996-08-10
Movie Gone in the Night Det. John Waters 1996-02-24
Movie The Story of Santa Claus Santa Claus (voice) 1996-12-07
Series Superman: The Animated Series Unknown 1996-09-06
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-08-21
Movie Goldilocks and the Three Bears Bruno 1995-01-01
Series Freakazoid! Sgt. Mike Cosgrove (voice) 1995-09-09
Movie Down on the Waterfront 1994-04-26
Series Thunder Alley Gil Jones 1994-03-09
Series Duckman Unknown 1994-03-05
Movie Spider-Man: The Venom Saga J. Jonah Jameson 1994-06-07
Movie Heads Ab Abbot 1994-01-29
Series Spider-Man J. Jonah Jameson (voice) 1994-11-19
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Movie Daredevil vs. Spider-Man J. Jonah Jameson (voice) 1994-11-19
Series Gargoyles Hudson (voice) 1994-10-24
Series Touched by an Angel Unknown 1994-09-21
Series Bonkers Unknown 1993-09-04
Movie Gypsy Pop 1993-12-12
Series The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Series Fish Police 1992-02-28
Movie Beyond JFK: The Question of Conspiracy Self 1992-01-01
Series Cruel Doubt Bill Osteen 1992-05-17
Series Mad About You Unknown 1992-09-23
Series Batman: The Animated Series Roland Daggett 1992-09-05
Movie Earth and the American Dream Reader (voice) 1992-10-01
Movie Switched at Birth Ted Marx 1991-04-28
Movie Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus Edward P. Mitchell 1991-12-08
Movie JFK Guy Bannister 1991-12-20
Movie Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less Harvey Metcalfe 1990-03-25
Series The Trials of Rosie O'Neill Walter Kovacs 1990-09-17
Movie Night of 100 Stars III Self 1990-05-21
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
Movie Moon Over Parador Self 1988-09-09
Series Roseanne Unknown 1988-10-18
Movie Cracked Up Rev. Vincent Owens 1987-05-26
Series The Bronx Zoo 1987-03-19
Series The RKO Story: Tales From Hollywood Self - Presenter 1987-07-03
Movie Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night Scalawag (voice) 1987-08-06
Movie Kate's Secret Dr. Resnick 1986-11-17
Movie Vital Signs Matthew St James 1986-02-11
Movie The Christmas Star Horace McNickle 1986-12-14
Movie Night of 100 Stars II Self 1985-03-10
Series Off the Rack Sam Waltman 1985-03-15
Series Tender Is the Night Devereux Warren 1985-09-23
Series Tall Tales & Legends Lucky Jake 1985-09-25
Movie Anatomy of an Illness Norman Cousins 1984-05-15
Series Highway to Heaven Unknown 1984-09-19
Movie Daniel Jacob Ascher 1983-08-26
Movie Night of 100 Stars Self 1982-03-08
Movie Americas in Transition Narrator 1982-10-01
Movie Fort Apache, the Bronx Connolly 1981-02-06
Movie The Marva Collins Story Narrator (voice) 1981-12-01
Series The White Shadow Unknown 1978-11-27
Movie The Life and Assassination of the Kingfish Huey P. Long 1977-03-20
Series Roots 1977-01-23
Series Lou Grant Lou Grant 1977-09-20
Movie The Gathering Adam 1977-12-04
Series Rich Man, Poor Man Axel Jordache 1976-02-01
Movie Gus Hank Cooper 1976-07-07
Movie Mitzi & 100 Guys Self 1975-03-24
Movie Death Scream Peter Singleton 1975-09-26
Movie Hey, I'm Alive Ralph Flores 1975-11-07
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie The Wrestler Frank Bass 1974-04-28
Series Rhoda Unknown 1974-09-09
Series The Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts Unknown 1973-09-14
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-03-20
Movie The Girl Most Likely to... Det. Ralph Varone 1973-11-06
Movie Sam Cade 1972-01-01
Movie Haunts of the Very Rich Al Hunsicker 1972-09-20
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 They Call It Murder Chief Otto Larkin 1971-12-17
Movie Halls of Anger Ernie McKay 1970-04-29
Movie House on Greenapple Road Sheriff Muntz 1970-01-11
Movie They Call Me Mister Tibbs! Woody Garfield 1970-07-10
Series The Flip Wilson Show Unknown 1970-09-17
Movie The Old Man Who Cried Wolf Dr. Morheim 1970-10-13
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
Movie The Venetian Affair Frank Rosenfeld 1967-01-18
Movie Gunn Lt. Jacoby 1967-06-28
Series Ironside Unknown 1967-03-28
Series Felony Squad Unknown 1966-09-12
Series The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. Unknown 1966-09-13
Series The Rat Patrol Unknown 1966-09-12
Movie El Dorado Bart Jason 1966-12-17
Series CBS Playhouse Unknown 1966-12-08
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 Slattery's People 1964-09-21
Series Profiles in Courage Unknown 1964-11-08
Series The Outer Limits Unknown 1963-09-16
Series The Lieutenant Unknown 1963-09-14
Series The Fugitive Unknown 1963-09-17
Series Mr. Novak Unknown 1963-09-24
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1963-10-04
Series Burke's Law Unknown 1963-09-20
Series Stoney Burke Unknown 1962-10-01
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series The Virginian Unknown 1962-09-19
Series The Eleventh Hour Unknown 1962-10-03
Movie Kid Galahad Assistant District Attorney Frank Gerson (uncredited) 1962-11-29
Movie The Murder Men Dave Keller 1961-01-01
Series Cain's Hundred Unknown 1961-09-19
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-27
Series Target: The Corruptors! Unknown 1961-09-29
Series Outlaws Unknown 1960-09-26
Movie The New Girl 1960-01-01
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Series Naked City Unknown 1958-09-30
Movie The Night America Trembled 1957-09-09
Movie The Defender (Studio One) Juror (uncredited) 1957-02-25
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