Edward Asner

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General Information

Name: Edward Asner

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction, Political

Born: 1929 in Kansas City, Missouri

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Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Ed Asner graduated from the University of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ed Asner 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. Asner has won more Emmy Awards for performing than any other male actor (seven, including five for the role of Lou Grant). In 2003, he was inducted into the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame. From 1981 to 1985 he was president of the Screen Actors Guild.

Published Works

  • Misuse of Power: How the Far Right Gained And Misuses Power (with Burt Hall), May Haven Publishing, 2005

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Misuse of Power: How the Far Right Gained And Misuses Power

ISBN: 1932278141
Release Date: 2005-08-15

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Edward Asner on WorldCat

Edward Asner on Amazon


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