Edward "Ed" Asner (born November 15, 1929) is an American film, televeesion, an stage actor, vyce actor, an an umwhile preses o the Screen Actors Guild. He is primarily kent for his role as Lou Grant during the 1970s an early 1980s, on baith The Mary Tyler Moore Show an its spin-off series Lou Grant, makin him ane o the few televeesion actors tae portray the same leadin character in baith a comedy an a drama. He is an aa kent for portrayin Santa Claus in the 2003 comedy Elf. In 2009, he starned as the vyce o Carl Fredricksen in Pixar's animatit film Up.
Asner in 1985, age 56
15 November 1929
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
|Eddication||Wyandotte Heich School|
|Alma mater||Varsity o Chicago|
|Thrift||Actor, poleetical activist, voice actor|
|Hame toun||Chicago, Illinois|
|Hauf-marrae(s)||Nancy Sykes (1959–1988, divorced)|
Cindy Gilmore (1998– present, separatit 2007)