Ed Asner

Ed Asner

  • Born on
    • November 15th, 1929
  • Died on
    • August 29th, 2021
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.

Starring Ed Asner on Plex


Acting (66 Credits)

2022Blood as The Prophet
2021Muppets Haunted Mansion as Ghost of Claude
2021Dug Days as Carl (voice)
2020M.O.M. Mothers of Monsters as Dr. Howard Arden
2019The Garden Left Behind
2018All of My Heart: The Wedding as Vern
2017CarGo as Arthur (voice)
2017All of My Heart: Inn Love as Vern
2016Love Finds You in Valentine as Gabriel Morgan
2016Mary Jane: A Musical Potumentary as Corporate Manager
2015All of My Heart as Vern
2014The Games Maker as Nicholas Drago
2014Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas as Santa (voice)
2013Second Chances as Chief Buddy
2013Christmas on the Bayou as Papa Noel
2012Home Alone: The Holiday Heist as Mr. Carson
2012Foodfight! as Mr. Leonard
2011All-Star Superman as Perry White (voice)
2011Let Go as Artie Satz
2011Too Big to Fail as Warren Buffett
2010Superman/Batman: Apocalypse as Granny Goodness (voice)
2009Up as Carl Fredricksen (voice)
2009Dug's Special Mission as Carl Fredricksen (voice) (uncredited)
2008Channels as Ed Packard
2008Gigantic as Kirby Weathersby
2008Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage as Sidney
2006The Christmas Card as Luke Spelman
2005Crab Orchard
2005Sir! No Sir! as Col. Heinl
2003Elf as Santa
2003The King and Queen of Moonlight Bay as Augie Sinclair
2003Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure as Uncle Nick
2003Spider-Man: The New Animated Series as Officer Barr
2001The Animal as Chief Wilson
2000Common Ground as Ira
1999Our Friend, Martin as Mr. Harris (voice) (as Ed Asner)
1999Olive, the Other Reindeer as Santa Claus (voice)
1999The Bachelor as Sid Gluckman
1998Hard Rain as Uncle Charlie
1997The Long Way Home as George Patton / Immigrant to USA / David Ben-Gurion / Holocaust Survivor (voice)
1997A Christmas Carol as Marley (voice)
1996Gone in the Night as Det. John Waters
1995Freakazoid! as Sgt. Mike Cosgrove (voice)
1994Gargoyles as Hudson (voice)
1994Spider-Man: The Animated Series as J. Jonah Jameson (voice)
1993Gypsy as Pop
1991Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus as Edward P. Mitchell
1991Switched at Birth as Ted Marx
1991JFK as Guy Bannister
1989Happily Ever After as Scowl the Owl (voice)
1987Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night as Scalawag (voice)
1986The Christmas Star as Horace McNickle
1983Daniel as Jacob Ascher
1981Fort Apache the Bronx as Connolly
1977The Gathering as Adam
1977Lou Grant as Lou Grant
1976Gus as Hank Cooper
1976Rich Man, Poor Man as Axel Jordache
1973The Girl Most Likely to... as Det. Ralph Varone
1971Skin Game as Plunkett
1970They Call Me Mister Tibbs! as Woody Garfield
1970The Mary Tyler Moore Show as Lou Grant
1969Change of Habit as Lt. Moretti
1966El Dorado as Bart Jason
1965The Slender Thread as Det. Judd Ridley
1965The Satan Bug as Henchman Veretti

Himself (3 Credits)

2015Generation A: Portraits of Autism and the Arts as Self
2013I Know That Voice as Himself
2012Casting by as Self


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