Eddie Asner born on 15 November 1929 in Kansas City. He is a citizen of United States of America. Ed Asner was educated at University of Chicago. He died on 29 August 2021 in Los Angeles at age 91 years, 9 months.
He was an American actor.
Ed Asner has had two spouses: Nancy Sykes and Cindy Gilmore. He has one child Kate Asner.
Ed Asner has worked as an actor, film producer, screenwriter, politician, trade unionist, voice actor and comedian. He has has won Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award, Paul Robeson Award, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama and Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series.
He is also known as Edward Asner and Eddie Asner.
Ed Asner died of natural causes at his home in the Tarzana neighborhood of Los Angeles on August 29, 2021, at age 91.
Upon the news, numerous celebrities paid tribute to Asner via social media. Among the celebrities were Maureen McCormick, George Takei, Mark Hamill, Michael McKean, Bradley Whitford, Josh Gad, Mia Farrow, Andy Richter, Katie Couric, Denis O'Hare, Mira Sorvino, Eric Stonestreet, Niecy Nash, Yvette Nicole Brown, Michael Moore, Rosario Dawson and Rosanna Arquette. Ben Stiller, The Muppets, William Baldwin, Greg Weisman, William Zabka, and Zooey Deschanel also paid tribute to Asner.
Asner was buried at Sheffield Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri, on September 12, 2021.