ED ASNER BIOGRAPHY & FILM LIST

ED ASNER BIOGRAPHY & FILM LIST

Edward 'Ed' Asner (born November 15, 1929) is an American film, television, stage, and voice actor and a former president of the Screen Actors Guild. He is primarily known for his Emmy Award-winning role as Lou Grant during the 1970s and early 1980s, on both The Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spin-off series Lou Grant, making him one of the few television actors to portray the same leading character in both a comedy and a drama. 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. He starred in the Canadian television series Michael, Tuesdays and Thursdays, on CBC Television and has appeared in the 2013 television series The Glades, in the episode Killer Barbecue (source: wikipedia.org)

Ed Asner

Ed Asner FILMS LIST

  • 2014 Men at Work (TV Series)
  • 2014 The Raft (Short)
  • 2013 Christmas on the Bayou (TV Movie)
  • 2013 The Crazy Ones (TV Series)
  • 2013 The Glades (TV Series) - Dr. Ted Hardy
  • 2013 Betty White's Off Their Rockers (TV Series) - Episode 2.14 (2013)
  • 2013 Maron (TV Series) - Marc's Dad
  • 2013 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) - Coach Martin Schultz
  • 2013 Second Chances (TV Movie) - Chief Buddy
  • 2013 Rock in a Hard Place (TV Series) 2013)
  • 2012 Kinect Fun Labs: Kinect Rush - A Disney Pixar Adventures: Snapshot (Video Game) - Carl Fredricksen (English version, voice)
  • 2012 Tax the Rich: An Animated Fairy Tale (Short) - Narrator (voice)
  • 2012 Regular Show (TV Series) - Santa Claus
  • 2012 Baron Blackwolf: Dogs of God (Short) - The Baron (as Ed Asner)
  • 2012 Home Alone: The Holiday Heist (TV Movie) - Mr. Carson
  • 2012 The Thanksgiving Day Parade on CBS (TV Movie) - Himselg - Guest (as Ed Asner)
  • 2012 Shattered Hopes: The True Story of the Amityville Murders - Part II: Mob, Mayhem, Murder (Documentary) - Narrator
  • 2012 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) - August March
  • 2012 Autism and Cake (Short) - Fred
  • 2012 Liberator (Short) - President Whitlock
  • 2012 Identical - Yaakov Washington
  • 2012 Elephant Sighs - Leo
  • 2012 Should've Been Romeo - Charlie
  • 2012 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series) - Jameson
  • 2012 The Middle (TV Series) - Ben
  • 2011 10 Years + 10 Minutes (Short) - Norman Braverman
  • 2011 Shattered Hopes: The True Story of the Amityville Murders - Part I: From Horror to Homicide (Documentary) - Narrator
  • 2011 Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdays (TV Series) - Dr. Wasserman
  • 2010-2011 The Cleveland Show (TV Series) - Walter / Narrator / Carl Fredricksen / ...
  • 2011/I Let Go - Artie
  • 2011 Snitch - Maxwell
  • 2011 Good Men (Short) - Morty
  • 2011 The Lost Therapy Tapes (Short) - Dr. Wasserman
  • 2011 Stop the Environment (Short) (as Ed Asner)
  • 2011 Royal Pains (TV Series) - Ted Roth
  • 2011 Hopelessly in June - Rabbi
  • 2011 Just Friends? (Short) - Ed
  • 2011 Too Big to Fail (TV Movie) - Warren Buffett
  • 2010-2011 American Dad! (TV Series) - Mailbox #2 / Grandpa Smith
  • 2011 Working Class (TV Series) - Hank Greziak
  • 2011 All-Star Superman (Video) - Perry White (voice)
  • 2011 Young Justice (TV Series) - Kent Nelson
  • 2010 A Man of the World (Short) - Leo Brunn
  • 2010 Not Another B Movie - Angry Investor
  • 2010 Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (Video) - Granny Goodness (voice)
  • 2005-2010 The Boondocks (TV Series) - Ed Wuncler
  • 2010 The Sarah Silverman Program. (TV Series) - Commandant Von Reichenstein
  • 2010 Untitled David Litt Project (TV Series) - Baxter Herman
  • 2009 The Triumph of William Henry Harrison - Narrator (voice)
  • 2009 Christmas Dreams (TV Movie) - Jerry
  • 2009 Dug's Special Mission (Video short) - Carl Fredricksen (voice, uncredited)
  • 2009 WordGirl (TV Series) - Kid Potato
  • 2009 Up (Video Game) - Carl Fredricksen (voice)
  • 2009 Up - Carl Fredricksen (voice, as Ed Asner)
  • 2009 CSI: NY (TV Series) - Abraham Klein
  • 2008-2009 The Line (TV Series) - Patrick
  • 2009 Star-ving (TV Series) - Dr. Lipschitz
  • 2008 Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage - Sidney
  • 2008 Generation Gap (TV Movie) - Bart Cahill
  • 2008 Gigantic - Kirby Weathersby (as Ed Asner)
  • 2008 The Spectacular Spider-Man (TV Series) - Uncle Ben Parker
  • 2008 Channels - Ed Packard
  • 2007 Hard Four - Nat Segal
  • 2007 Christmas Is Here Again (Video) - Krad (voice, as Ed Asner)
  • 2007 Zack's Machine (Short) - Father
  • 2007 Andy Barker, P.I. (TV Series) - Mickey Doyle
  • 2007 Saving Our Parents (TV Movie) - Host
  • 2006-2007 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (TV Series) - Wilson White
  • 2006 Lolo's Cafe (TV Movie) - Mr. Atkins (voice, as Ed Asner)
  • 2006 W.I.T.C.H. (TV Series)- Napoleon
  • 2006 The Christmas Card (TV Movie) - Luke
  • 2006 The Heart Specialist - Mr. Olson
  • 2005/I All In - Sweet Lou
  • 2005 Crab Orchard - Grandfather Stiles
  • 2005 Stephen King's Dead Zone (TV Series) - Marty Bracknell
  • 2005 Island Prey - Jay Roth
  • 2005 Out of the Woods (TV Movie) - Jack Green
  • 2004-2005 Center of the Universe (TV Series) - Art Barnett
  • 2004-2005 Justice League (TV Series) - Granny Goodness / Hephaestus
  • 2005 Sleeping Dogs Lie (Short) - Sheriff Delaney
  • 2004 Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II - The Sith Lords (Video Game) - Master Vrook Lamar (voice)
  • 2004 X-Men Legends (Video Game) - Healer (voice)
  • 2004 Happily Even After - Judge Dreyfus (uncredited)
  • 1997-2004 The Practice (TV Series) - Judge Marcus Winnaker / Judge Matlin Pratt
  • 2003 Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure (TV Movie) - Uncle Nick (as Ed Asner)
  • 2003 The Commission - Capt. J.W. 'Will' Fritz
  • 2003 Elf - Santa
  • 2003 Duck Dodgers (TV Series) - Guard Captain
  • 2003 Missing Brendan - George Calden
  • 2003 Spider-Man (TV Series) - Officer Barr
  • 2003 The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (TV Series) - Mr. Voorhees
  • 2003 Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (Video Game) - Master Vrook Lamar (voice)
  • 2003 The King and Queen of Moonlight Bay (TV Movie) - Auggie Sinclair
  • 2003 ER (TV Series) - Dr. James McNulty
  • 2002 The Man Who Saved Christmas (TV Movie) - Charles Gilbert
  • 2002 Fair Play (Short) - Harry (as Ed Asner)
  • 2000-2002 Johnny Bravo (TV Series) - Dr. Miller / Uncle Lou
  • 2002 Pope John XXIII (TV Movie) - Angelo Roncalli
  • 2001-2002 King of the Hill (TV Series) - Stinky
  • 2001 Donzi: The Legend - Meyer Lansky
  • 2001 The Ellen Show (TV Series) - Santa Claus
  • 2001 The Kid (TV Movie) - Dead Cat (voice, as Ed Asner)
  • 2001 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series) - Mr. Weiner
  • 2001 Family Guy (TV Series) - Steve Bellows
  • 2001 Dharma & Greg (TV Series) - Earl Tucker
  • 2001 The Animal - Chief Wilson
  • 2001 The Huntress (TV Series) - Max Quinlin
  • 2001 Max Steel (TV Series) - Chuck Marshak
  • 2000 Bring Him Home - Geza Horvath
  • 2000 Mars and Beyond (Short) - President Thomas D. Moss
  • 2000 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series) - Frank Hunter
  • 2000 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (TV Series) - Fixer
  • 2000 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (Video Game) - Fixer (voice)
  • 2000 Becoming Dick (TV Movie) - Davis Aldrich
  • 2000 Arli$$ (TV Series) - Lenny Crowley
  • 2000 Above Suspicion - Thomas O'Claire
  • 2000 Perfect Game (Video) - Coach Billy Hicks
  • 2000 The Hoop Life (TV Series) - Coach
  • 2000 Touched by an Angel (TV Series) - Bud
  • 1998-2000 Superman (TV Series) - Granny Goodness
  • 2000 Common Ground (TV Movie) - Ira (as Ed Asner)
  • 1999 Eli's Theory (TV Series) - Professor
  • 1999 O' Christmas Tree (Video) - Nutcracker
  • 1999 Our Friend, Martin (Video) - Mr. Harris (voice, as Ed Asner)
  • 1999 Olive, the Other Reindeer (TV Movie) - Santa (voice)
  • 1999 Chicken Soup for the Soul (TV Series) - Harvey
  • 1999 The Bachelor - Sid Gluckman
  • 1999 The Simpsons (TV Series) - Editor
  • 1999 Love and Action in Chicago - Taylor
  • 1999 The Sissy Duckling (TV Movie) - Elmer's father (voice)
  • 1998 The X-Files (TV Series) - Maurice
  • 1998 Maggie Winters (TV Series) - Nathan Winters
  • 1998 Hercules (TV Series) - Mentor
  • 1998 Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City (TV Mini-Series) - Jack Lederer
  • 1998 The Closer (TV Series) - Carl Dobson
  • 1994-1998 Spider-Man (TV Series) - J. Jonah Jameson
  • 1998 Ask Harriet (TV Series) - Old Man Russell
  • 1998 Hard Rain - Uncle Charlie
  • 1998 Soul Man (TV Series) - Frank Weber
  • 1997 A Christmas Carol (Video) - Marley (voice, as Ed Asner)
  • 1997 Basil - Alonzo
  • 1997 Dog's Best Friend (TV Movie) - Jeep
  • 1997 The Fanatics - Charlie Atwater
  • 1997 Two Weeks from Sunday (Short)
  • 1997 Academy Boyz - Mr. Bright
  • 1997 Jumanji (TV Series) - The Judge
  • 1997 Life with Louie (TV Series) - Mr. Applegate

  • 1997 Men in Black: The Series (TV Series) - - The Neuralizer Syndrome 1997)
  • 1997 Dead Man's Gun (TV Series) - Jebusi McKinney
  • 1997 Recess (TV Series) - Thaddeus T. Third V / Additional Voices (1997-2001) (voice)
  • 1997 The Angry Beavers (TV Series) - Risk Keeper
  • 1995-1997 Freakazoid! (TV Series) - Sgt. Mike Cosgrove
  • 1997 Adventures from the Book of Virtues (TV Series) - Daniel
  • 1997 Payback (TV Movie) - Jack Patkanis
  • 1996-1997 Mad About You (TV Series) - Zigmund Klarik
  • 1996 Spider-Man: Sins of the Fathers (Video) - J. Jonah Jameson (voice)
  • 1996 The Story of Santa Claus (TV Movie) - Santa Claus (voice)
  • 1996 The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (TV Series) - Von Romme / Sentry #4
  • 1996 Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles (TV Series) - Hudson / Pilot / Burbank / ...
  • 1996 The Magic School Bus (TV Series) - Gen. Aranius
  • 1996 Roseanne (TV Series) - Lou Grant
  • 1996 Bruno the Kid (TV Series) - Engineer (voice)
  • 1994-1996 Gargoyles (TV Series) - Hudson / Jack Danforth / Burbank / ...
  • 1996 Gone in the Night (TV Movie) - Det. John Waters
  • 1995 Goldilocks and the Three Bears - Bruno
  • 1995 The Golem (Short) - Rabbi
  • 1990-1995 Captain Planet and the Planeteers (TV Series) - Hoggish Greedly / Don Porkaloin / Boris
  • 1994-1995 Thunder Alley (TV Series) - Gil Jones
  • 1995 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series) - Mort Sidelman
  • 1994 Higher Education (TV Movie) - President Gordon Knight
  • 1994 Higher Education (TV Series) - President Gordon Knight
  • 1992-1994 Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series) - Roland Daggett / Roland Dagget
  • 1994 Dinosaurs (TV Series) - Evil Georgie (regular)
  • 1994 Heads (TV Movie) - Ab Abbot
  • 1992-1993 Hearts Afire (TV Series) - George Lahti
  • 1993 Gypsy (TV Movie) - Pop
  • 1993 Bonkers (TV Series) - Grumps
  • 1993 Animaniacs (TV Series) - Vern
  • 1993 Down on the Waterfront (Short)- Bobby Gleason
  • 1991-1992 The Trials of Rosie O'Neill (TV Series) - Walter Kovacs
  • 1992 Cruel Doubt (TV Movie) - Bill Osteen
  • 1992 The Real Story of Happy Birthday to You (Short) - Charlie (voice)
  • 1992 Fish Police (TV Series) - Chief Abalone
  • 1992 Mattie's Waltz (TV Movie) - George
  • 1991 JFK - Guy Bannister
  • 1991 Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (TV Movie) - Edward P. Mitchell
  • 1991 Silent Motive (TV Movie) - Sam Van Drake
  • 1991 Switched at Birth (TV Movie) - Ted Marx
  • 1990 Good Cops, Bad Cops (TV Movie) - Jake Quinn
  • 1990 Happily Ever After - Scowl the Owl (voice)
  • 1990 Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less (TV Movie) - Harvey Metcalfe
  • 1989 Westward to China - Edgar Snow (voice)
  • 1989 The Wonderful Wishing Well (Video short) - Murray The Mole
  • 1988 A Friendship in Vienna (TV Movie) - Opah Oskar Reikman
  • 1987-1988 The Bronx Zoo (TV Series) - Principal Joe Danzig
  • 1987 Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night - Scalawag (voice)
  • 1987 Cracked Up (TV Movie) - Rev. Vincent Owens
  • 1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) - Horace McNickle
  • 1986 Kate's Secret (TV Movie) - Dr. Resnick
  • 1986 Highway to Heaven (TV Series) - Harold
  • 1986 Vital Signs (TV Movie) - Matthew St James
  • 1986 Tall Tales & Legends (TV Series) - Lucky Jake
  • 1986 Joshua and the Battle of Jericho (Video short) - Joshua (voice)
  • 1985 Tender Is the Night (TV Mini-Series) - Devereux Warren
  • 1984-1985 Off the Rack (TV Series) - Sam Waltman
  • 1985 Gifts of Greatness (Video) - Thomas Edison
  • 1984 Anatomy of an Illness (TV Movie) - Norman Cousins
  • 1983 A Case of Libel (TV Movie) - Robert Sloane
  • 1983 Daniel - Jacob Ascher
  • 1977-1982 Lou Grant (TV Series) - Lou Grant
  • 1982 O'Hara's Wife - Bob O'Hara
  • 1981 The Marva Collins Story (TV Movie) - Narrator (voice)
  • 1981 A Small Killing (TV Movie) - Simon 'Si' Shaber
  • 1981 Fort Apache the Bronx - Connolly
  • 1979 The Family Man (TV Movie) - Eddie Madden
  • 1977 The Gathering (TV Movie) - Adam
  • 1977 The Life and Assassination of the Kingfish (TV Movie) - Huey P. Long
  • 1970-1977 Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series) - Lou Grant
  • 1967-1977 Insight (TV Series) - God / Henry / Bernie / ...
  • 1977 Roots (TV Mini-Series) - Capt. Thomas Davies
  • 1973-1976 Police Story (TV Series) - Frank Moran / Arch Tatum / Lt. Dave Blodgett
  • 1976 Gus - Hank Cooper
  • 1976 Rich Man, Poor Man (TV Mini-Series) - Axel Jordache
  • 1976 Freedom Is (TV Movie) (voice)
  • 1975 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series) - August March
  • 1975 Hey, I'm Alive (TV Movie) - Ralph Flores
  • 1975 Death Scream (TV Movie) - Peter Singleton
  • 1975 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series) - Det. Ed Ames
  • 1975 The Impostor (TV Movie) - Barney West
  • 1975 Twigs (TV Movie) - Phil
  • 1974 Rhoda (TV Series) - Lou Grant
  • 1974 The Wrestler - Frank Bass
  • 1973 CBS All-American Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Movie)
  • 1973 The Girl Most Likely to... (TV Movie) - Ralph Varone
  • 1972 Haunts of the Very Rich (TV Movie)- Al Hunsicker
  • 1970-1972 Mod Squad (TV Series) - Sgt. Lassiter / Joe Walton / Harry Loring
  • 1972 This Week in Nemtim (TV Movie) - President
  • 1972 Cade's County (TV Series) - Nick Grainger
  • 1971 They Call It Murder (TV Movie) - Chief Otto Larkin
  • 1971 The Todd Killings - Fred Reardon
  • 1971 The Last Child (TV Movie) - Barstow
  • 1971 Skin Game - Plunkett
  • 1970 Do Not Throw Cushions Into the Ring - The Agent
  • 1970 The Old Man Who Cried Wolf (TV Movie) - Dr. Morheim
  • 1970 They Call Me Mister Tibbs! - Woody Garfield
  • 1970 Halls of Anger - Ernie McKay
  • 1970 House on Greenapple Road (TV Movie) - Sheriff Muntz
  • 1969 Daughter of the Mind (TV Movie) - Saul Wiener
  • 1969 CBS Playhouse (TV Series) - NatCongdon
  • 1969 Here Come the Brides (TV Series) - Matt Balter
  • 1969 Change of Habit - Lt. Moretti
  • 1969 The Name of the Game (TV Series) - Vince Leonard / Cesare Marino
  • 1969 Medical Center (TV Series) - Trask
  • 1967-1969 Ironside (TV Series) - Warrant Officer Frank Simpson / Marlon Davis
  • 1966-1969 The F.B.I. (TV Series) - Pete Zacharias / Walter Gretzler / John Carl Brock
  • 1967-1969 Judd for the Defense (TV Series) - District Attorney Orloff / Capt. Paul Wyatt
  • 1969 Mission: Impossible (TV Series) - George Simpson
  • 1967-1968 The Invaders (TV Series) - Harry Ferguson / Taugus
  • 1968 The Wild Wild West (TV Series) - Furman Crotty
  • 1967 Iron Horse (TV Series) - Ned Morley
  • 1967 Gunn - Police Lt. Jacoby
  • 1967 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series) - George Kramer
  • 1967 The Venetian Affair - Frank Rosenfeld
  • 1965-1967 The Fugitive (TV Series) - Joe Bantam / Roy Malinek / Sheriff Mayhew
  • 1966 El Dorado - Bart Jason
  • 1966 The Doomsday Flight (TV Movie) - Feldman
  • 1966 Felony Squad (TV Series) - Bull Bradovich
  • 1964-1966 Gunsmoke (TV Series) - Redmond / Sgt. Wilks
  • 1966 Run for Your Life (TV Series) - Cappi
  • 1966 The Rat Patrol (TV Series) - Captain Friedrich
  • 1966 Please Don't Eat the Daisies (TV Series) - Alvin Pratt
  • 1965 The Slender Thread - Det. Judd Ridley
  • 1965 A Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series) - Sam Chance
  • 1965 Burke's Law (TV Series) - Pablo Vasquez
  • 1965 The Satan Bug - Veretti
  • 1965 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series) - Brynov
  • 1964-1965 Profiles in Courage (TV Series) - Oliver E. Wells
  • 1963-1965 Mr. Novak (TV Series) - Paul Berg / Harmon Stern
  • 1964 Fanfare for a Death Scene (TV Movie)
  • 1964 The Farmer's Daughter (TV Series) - George Chase
  • 1964 The Reporter (TV Series) - Max Holte
  • 1964 Slattery's People (TV Series) - Frank Radcliff
  • 1963-1964 The Defenders (TV Series) - Harry Obermayer / Tim Sellers
  • 1964 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) - Sgt. Slade
  • 1963 The Outer Limits (TV Series) - Detective Sgt. Thomas Siroleo
  • 1963 The Lieutenant (TV Series) - Walter Perry
  • 1963 Ben Casey (TV Series) - Jerome Lynch
  • 1963 Breaking Point (TV Series)
  • 1963 Stoney Burke (TV Series) - Kapp
  • 1962-1963 Dr. Kildare (TV Series) - Dr. Frank Williams
  • 1963 The Virginian (TV Series) - George Johnson
  • 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) - Jack Stander
  • 1963 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series) - Max Brenson
  • 1962-1963 The Untouchables (TV Series) - Frank / Jimmy Canada / Fedor Bartok
  • 1962 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series) - Daniel Stryker
  • 1960-1962 Route 66 (TV Series) - Custody Officer Lincoln Peers / Carl Selman / Lt. Tegeler / ...
  • 1962 Kid Galahad - Assistant District Attorney Frank Gerson (uncredited)
  • 1962 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) - Warden Bragan
  • 1962 Cain's Hundred (TV Series) - Dave
  • 1962 Outlaws (TV Series) - Keel
  • 1961 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series) - Tyler
  • 1961 Naked City (TV Series) - Lt. Vincent Busti / Lt. Vince Busti
  • 1961 Play of the Week (TV Series)
  • 1959 Decoy (TV Series) - Sergeant
  • 1957 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
  • 1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
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