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Ed Asner

Ed Asner

American actor
Edward Asner was born of Russian Jewish parentage in Kansas City, to Morris David Asner (founder and owner of the Kansas City-based Asner Iron & Metal Company) and his wife Elizabeth "Lizzie" (Seliger). After attending college, Ed worked various jobs, including in a steel mill, as a door-to-door salesman and on an assembly line for General Motors. Between 1947 and 1949, he attended the University of Chicago.Wikipedia
BornNovember 15, 1929
HometownKansas City, Missouri, United States
Net worth$10 million
Height5'9" (1.75m)
SpouseNancy Sykes, Cindy Gilmore
ChildrenMatthew Asner, Kate Asner
ParentsMorris David Asner, Lizzie Seliger
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Carl's Date (UK Trailer 1)

“Carl’s Date” goes home with Carl Fredricksen (voice of Ed Asner) and his lovable talking dog, Dug (voice of Peterson), who were introduced in Pixar’s Oscar®-winning feature “Up.” Moviegoers will catch up with Carl as he reluctantly agrees to go on a date with a lady friend—but admittedly has no idea how dating works these days. Ever the helpful friend, Dug steps in to calm Carl’s pre-date jitters and offer some tried-and-true tips for making friends—if you’re a dog.
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AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2018Emmy (Daytime)Outstanding Performer in a Children's, Preschool Children's or Educational and Informational ProgramA StoryBots ChristmasNominated
2007Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a MovieThe Christmas CardNominated
1982Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesLou GrantNominated
1982Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - DramaLou GrantNominated
1981Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - DramaLou GrantNominated
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