Ed Asner ganhou sete prêmios Emmy e presidiu o sindicato dos atores dos Estados Unidos (SAG) de 1981 a 1985

Ator Ed Asner morre aos 91 anos 3

O ator norte-americano Ed Asner morreu neste domingo (29) em Los Angeles, Estados Unidos, aos 91 anos.

A causa da morte não foi revelada.

A família confirmou a morte do ator nas redes sociais.

“Lamentamos dizer que nosso amado patriarca faleceu esta manhã pacificamente. Palavras não podem expressar a tristeza que sentimos”, escreveu a família.

Conhecido pelo papel de Lou Grant na sitcom “The Mary Tyler Moore”, exibida entre 1970 e 1977, o ator ganhou sete prêmios Emmy e presidiu o sindicato dos atores dos Estados Unidos (SAG) de 1981 a 1985.

Em 2009, Ed Asner emprestou a sua voz para a animação “Up – Altas aventuras”. Ele dublou o personagem principal, Carl Fredricksen. O ator também fez aparições nas séries “Grace & Frankie” e “Cobra Kai”.

Ed Asner nasceu em Kansas City e fez a sua estreia como ator no teatro. Ele ajudou a fundar a Playwrights Theatre Company em Chicago.

 

Televisão

Year Title Role Notes
1957 Studio One Juror / Third Actor 3 episodes
1958 Decoy Sergeant Episode: “An Eye for an Eye”
1960–1962 Route 66 Various 5 episodes
1961 Naked City Lt. Vincent Busti 2 episodes
1961 Target: The Corruptors! Tyler Episode: “The Golden Carpet”
1962 Outlaws Keef Episode: “The Dark Sunrise of Griff Kincaid”
1962 Cain’s Hundred Dave Keller Episode: “Blues for a Junkman: Arthur Troy”
1962 Alfred Hitchcock Presents Warden Bragan Episode: “What Frightened You, Fred?”
1962 Sam Benedict Dr. Everett Colner Episode: “Nothing Equals Nothing”
1962 Alcoa Premiere Daniel Stryker Episode: “The Contenders”
1962–1963 The Untouchables Frank / Jimmy Canada / Fedor Bartok 4 episodes
1962–1963 Dr. Kildare Dr. Frank Williams / John Fossman 2 episodes
1963 The Eleventh Hour Max Brenson Episode: “My Name is Judith, I’m Lost, You See”
1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Jack Stander Episode: “To Catch a Butterfly”
1963 The Virginian George Johnson Episode: “Echo of Another Day”
1963 Stoney Burke Kapp Episode: “Tigress by the Tail”
1963 The Nurses Phil Granger Episode: “The Gift”
1963 Ben Casey Jerome Lynch Episode: “The Echo of a Silent Cheer: Part 2”
1963 The Lieutenant Charles Perry Episode: “A Troubled Image”
1963 The Outer Limits Detective Sgt. Thomas Siroleo Episode: “It Crawled Out of the Woodwork”
1963 The Richard Boone Show Harry Forman Episode: “Where’s the Million Dollars?”
1963–1964 The Defenders Harry Obermayer / Tim Sellers 2 episodes
1963–1965 Mr. Novak Paul Berg / Harmon Stern 2 episodes
1964 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Sgt. Slade Episode: “A Case of Armed Robbery”
1964 Slattery’s People Frank Radcliff 3 episodes
1964 The Reporter Max Holte Episode: “Vote for Murder”
1964 The Farmer’s Daughter George Chase Episode: “Like Father, Like Son”
1964–1965 Profiles in Courage Oliver E. Wells 2 episodes
1964–1966 Gunsmoke Sergeant Wilks / Jack Redmond 2 episodes
1965–1967 The Fugitive Joe Bantam / Roy Malinek / Sheriff Mayhew 3 episodes
1965 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Brynov Episode: “The Exile”
1965 Burke’s Law Pablo Vasquez Episode: “Nightmare in the Sun”
1965 A Man Called Shenandoah Sam Chance Episode: “The Verdict”
1966 Please Don’t Eat the Daisies Alvin Episode: “My Good Friend, Whatsisname”
1966 The Rat Patrol Captain Friedrich Episode: “The Life Against Death Raid”
1966 Run for Your Life Cappi Episode: “The Committee for the 25th”
1966 Felony Squad Bull Bradovich Episode: “The Killer Instinct”
1966 The Doomsday Flight Feldman TV Movie
1966–1969 The F.B.I. Pete Zacharias / Walter Gretzler / John Carl Brock 3 episodes
1967 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. George Kramer Episode: “The Double-O-Nothing Affair”
1967 Iron Horse Ned Morley Episode: “The Prisoners”
1967–1968 The Invaders Harry Ferguson / Taugus 2 episodes
1967–1969 Judd, for the Defense District Attorney Orloff / Capt. Paul Wyatt 2 episodes
1967–1969 Ironside Marlon Davis / Warrant Officer Frank Simpson 2 episodes
1967–1977 Insight Various characters 7 episodes
1968 The Wild Wild West Furman Crotty Episode: “The Night of the Amnesiac”
1969 Mission: Impossible George Simpson Episode: “The Mind of Stefan Miklos”
1969 Medical Center Coach Trask Episode: “The Last Ten Yards”
1969 The Name of the Game Vince Leonard / Cesare Marino 2 episodes
1969 Here Come the Brides Matt Balter 2 episodes
1969 CBS Playhouse Nat Congdon Episode: “Sadbird”
1969 Sadbird Nat Congdon TV movie
1969 Daughter of the Mind Saul Wiener TV movie
1970 House on Greenapple Road Sheriff Muntz TV movie
1970 The Old Man Who Cried Wolf Dr. Morheim TV movie
1970–1972 The Mod Squad Sgt. Ed Lassiter / Joe Walton / Harry Loring 3 episodes
1970–1977 The Mary Tyler Moore Show Lou Grant 166 episodes
1971 They Call It Murder Chief Otto Larkin TV movie
1971 The Last Child Barstow TV movie
1972 Cade’s County Nick Grainger Episode: “The Fake”
1972 Haunts of the Very Rich Al Hunsicker TV movie
1973 The Girl Most Likely to… Ralph Varone TV movie
1973–1976 Police Story Frank Moran / Arch Tatum / Lt. Dave Blodgett 3 episodes
1974 Rhoda Lou Grant 2 episodes
1975 The Wide World of Mystery Detective Ed Ames Episode: “The Impersonation Murder Case”
1975 Death Scream Peter Singleton TV movie
1975 Hey, I’m Alive Ralph Flores TV movie
1975 Hawaii Five-O August March Episode: “Wooden Model of a Rat”
1976 Rich Man, Poor Man Axel Jordache 2 episodes
1977 Roots Capt. Thomas Davies 2 episodes
1977–1982 Lou Grant Lou Grant 114 episodes
1977 The Gathering Adam Thornton TV movie
1978 Great Performances Various characters Episode: “The Good Doctor”
1979 The Family Man Eddie Madden TV movie
1981 The Marva Collins Story Narrator (voice) TV movie
1984–1985 Off the Rack Sam Waltman 7 episodes
1985 Tender Is the Night Devereux Warren Miniseries
1985 The Greatest Adventure: Stories from the Bible Joshua(voice) Episode: “Joshua and the Battle of Jericho”
1986 Tall Tales & Legends Lucky Jake Episode: “My Darlin’ Clementine”
1986 Highway to Heaven Harold Episode: “The Last Assignment”
1986 Kate’s Secret Dr. Resnick TV movie
1986 Disneyland Horace McNickle Episode: “The Christmas Star”
1987 Cracked Up Reverend Vincent Owens TV movie
1987–1988 The Bronx Zoo Principal Joe Danzig 21 episodes
1988 A Friendship in Vienna Opah Oskar Reikman TV movie
1990 Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less Harvey Metcalfe TV movie
1990–1996 Captain Planet and the Planeteers Hoggish Greedly(voice) 33 episodes
1991 Switched at Birth Ted Marx TV movie
1991–1992 The Trials of Rosie O’Neill Walter Kovacs 17 episodes
1992 Cruel Doubt Bill Osteen 2 episodes
1992 Fish Police Chief Abalone (voice) 6 episodes
1992–1993 Hearts Afire George Lahti 12 episodes
1992–1994 Batman: The Animated Series Roland Daggett (voice) 5 episodes
1993 Animaniacs Papa Bear(listed in the credits as “Vern”) (voice) Episode: “Garage Sale of the Century/West Side Pigeons”
1993 Bonkers Grumps (voice) Episode: “Seems Like Old Toons”
1993 Gypsy Pop TV movie
1994 Dinosaurs Evil Georgie (voice) Episode: “Georgie Must Die!”
1994–1995 Thunder Alley Gil Jones 27 episodes
1994–1996 Gargoyles Hudson (voice) 39 episodes
1994–1998 Spider-Man J. Jonah Jameson(voice) 35 episodes
1995 Duckman Mort Sidelman (voice) Episode: “The Germ Turns”
1995–1997 Freakazoid! Sgt. Mike Cosgrove (voice) 16 episodes
1996 Gone in the Night Det. John Waters TV movie
1996 Bruno the Kid Engineer (voice)
1996 Roseanne Lou Grant Episode: “Call Waiting”; uncredited
1996 The Magic School Bus General Aranius (voice) Episode: “Spins a Web”
1996 The Story of Santa Claus Santa Claus (voice) TV movie
1996 The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest Von Romme / Sentry #4 (voices) Episode: “Nuclear Netherworld”
1996–1997 Mad About You Zigmund Klarik 3 episodes
1996–1997 Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles Hudson (voice) 10 episodes
1997 Dog’s Best Friend Jeep TV movie
1997 Adventures from the Book of Virtues Daniel (voice) Episode: “Faith”
1997 Dead Man’s Gun Jebusi McKinney Episode: “Next of Kin”
1997 The Angry Beavers Risk Keeper (voice) Episode: “Mission to the Big Hot Thingy/I Dare You”
1997 Life with Louie Mr. Applegate (voice) Episode: “The Kiss Is the Thing”
1997 Jumanji The Judge (voice) Episode: “The Trial”
1997–2004 The Practice Judge Matlin Pratt / Judge Marcus Winnaker 4 episodes
1997–1998 The New Adventures of Zorro Additional voices 26 episodes
1998 Soul Man Frank Weber Episode: “Yes Sir, That’s My Baby”
1998 Ask Harriet Old Man Russell 3 episodes
1998 The Closer Carl Dobson 10 episodes
1998 More Tales of the City Jack Lederer Miniseries; episode #1.5
1998 Hercules Mentor (voice) Episode: “Hercules and the Disappearing Heroes”
1998 Maggie Winters Nathan Winters Episode: “Angstgiving Day”
1998 The X-Files Maurice Episode: “How the Ghosts Stole Christmas
1998–2000 Superman: The Animated Series Granny Goodness(voice) 4 episodes
1999 The Sissy Duckling Elmer’s father (voice) TV movie
1999 The Simpsons Editor (voice) Episode: “Guess Who’s Coming to Criticize Dinner?
1999 Disney’s Recess Thaddeus T. Third V (voice) Episode: “The Biggest Trouble Ever”
1999 Olive, the Other Reindeer Santa Claus TV movie
2000 Common Ground Ira TV movie
2000 Touched by an Angel Bud Episode: “Here I Am”
2000 The Hoop Life Coach Episode: “The Second Chance”
2000 Arliss Lenny Crowley Episode: “Last Call”
2000 Becoming Dick Davis Aldrich TV movie
2000 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command Fixer (voice) Episode: “The Return of XL”
2000 The Wild Thornberrys Frank Hunter (voice) Episode: “The Anniversary”
2000–2001 Johnny Bravo Dr. Miller / Uncle Lou (voices) 2 episodes
2001 Max Steel Chuck Marshak (voice) 4 episodes
2001 The Huntress Max Quinlin Episode: “Generations”
2001 Family Guy Steve Bellows (voice) Episode: “One If by Clam, Two If by Sea
2001 Dharma & Greg Earl Tucker Episode: “How This Happened”
2001 Curb Your Enthusiasm Mr. Weiner Episode: “The Acupuncturist”
2001 The Ellen Show Santa Claus Episode: “Ellen’s First Christmas”
2001 3×3 Eyes Grandpa Ayanokoji (voice) English dub
2001–2002 King of the Hill Stinky (voice) 2 episodes
2002 John XXIII: The Pope of Peace Angelo Roncalli TV movie
2002 Teamo Supremo Mr. Large (voice) 2 episodes
2002 The Man Who Saved Christmas Charles Gilbert TV movie
2003 ER Dr. James McNulty 3 episodes
2003 Grim & Evil Mr. Voorhees (voice) Episode: “Grim for a Day/ChickenBall Z/Max Courage!”
2003 Spider-Man: The New Animated Series Officer Barr (voice) 4 episodes
2003 Duck Dodgers Guard Captain (voice) Episode: “I’m Going to Get You Fat Sucker/Detained Duck”
2003 National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie’s Island Adventure Uncle Nick TV movie
2004–2005 Justice League Unlimited Granny Goodness / Hephaestus(voices) 2 episodes
2004–2005 Center of the Universe Art Barnett 12 episodes
2005 The Dead Zone Marty Bracknell Episode: “Coming Home”
2005–2014 The Boondocks Ed Wuncler Sr. (voice) 6 episodes
2006 The Christmas Card Luke Spellman TV movie
2006 W.I.T.C.H. Napoleon (voice) 3 episodes
2006–2007 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Wilson White 6 episodes
2007 Andy Barker, P.I. Mickey Doyle Episode: “The Lady Varnishes”
2008 The Spectacular Spider-Man Uncle Ben(voice) Episode: “Intervention”
2009 Star-ving Mr. Lipschitz and his twin Mr. Lipschitz Episode: “El Al-Qaeda”
2009 The Line Patrick 7 episodes
2009 CSI: NY Abraham Klein/Klaus Braun Episode: “Yahrzeit”
2009 WordGirl Kid Potato (voice) Episode: “Nocan the Contrarian/Meat My Dad”
2010 The Sarah Silverman Program Commandant Von Reichenstein Episode: “Wowschwitz”
2010–2019 American Dad! Various voices 4 episodes
2010–2011 The Cleveland Show Various characters 5 episodes
2011 Young Justice Kent Nelson(voice) Episode: “Denial”
2011 Working Class Hank Greziak 6 episodes
2011–2017 Michael: Every Day Dr. Wasserman 7 episodes
2011 Too Big to Fail Warren Buffett TV movie
2011 Royal Pains Ted Roth 2 episodes
2012 The Middle Ben Episode: “The Paper Route”
2012 Hot in Cleveland Jameson Lyons Episode: “Rubber Ball”
2012 Hawaii Five-0 August March 2 episodes
2012 Home Alone: The Holiday Heist Mr. Carson TV Movie
2012 Regular Show Santa Claus (voice) Episode: “The Christmas Special”
2013 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Coach Martin Schultz Episode: “Monster’s Legacy”
2013 Maron Marc’s Dad Unaired pilot
2013 The Glades Dr. Ted Hardy 3 episodes
2013 The Crazy Ones Mr. Finger Episode: “The Stan Wood Account”
2013 Christmas on the Bayou Papa Noel TV movie
2014 Men at Work Bob Episode: “Gigo-Milo”
2014 Mom Jack Bumgartner Episode: “Kimchi and a Monkey Playing Harmonica”
2014 Chasing Life Artie Carver Episode: “Locks of Love”
2014 Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas Santa Claus (voice) Television special
2015 The Good Wife Guy Redmayne 2 episodes
2015 Criminal Minds Roy Brooks Episode: “A Place at the Table”
2015–2018 Forgive Me Bishop 6 episodes
2015 Murdoch Mysteries Kris Kringle Episode: “A Merry Murdoch Christmas”
2015 All of My Heart Vern TV movie
2016 SpongeBob SquarePants Angry Old Timer (voice) Episode: “Whirly Brains”
2017 Bones Rufus Tucker Episode: “The New Tricks in the Old Dogs”
2017 A StoryBots Christmas Santa Television special
2017 All of My Heart: Inn Love Vern TV movie
2017 Titanic: Sinking the Myths Wilhelm Müller TV Documentary
2018, 2021 Cobra Kai Sid Weinberg 3 episodes
2018 MacGyver Saul Episode: “Skyscraper – Power”
2018 All of My Heart: The Wedding Vern TV movie
2019–2021 Grace and Frankie Howard Jay 2 episodes
2019 Dead to Me Abe Rifkin 5 episodes
2019 Doom Patrol Hospital Patient Episode: “Flex Patrol”
2020 Modern Family Herschel Braverman Episode: “Dead On Arrival”
2020 Blue Bloods Chuck Kennedy Episode: “Vested Interests”
2020 Ballmastrz: 9009 Rupert T. Digzfield IV (voice) Episode: “Onward, True Blue Friends Win Eternal; Paladin of the Heavens, Start Today!”
2020 Briarpatch James Staghorne Sr. 3 episodes
2020 Royalties Papa / Hal Episode: “Break It In”
2020–2021 Central Park Ambrose (voice) 2 episodes
2020 Teen Titans Go! Mike Cosgrove (voice) Episode: “Huggbees!”
2021 Dug Days Carl Fredricksen (voice) Main role; posthumous release

Filmografia

Year

Title

Role

Notes

1961

The Murder Men

Dave Keller

Stock footage

1962

Kid Galahad

Assistant District Attorney Frank Gerson

Uncredited

1965

The Satan Bug

Veretti

1965

The Slender Thread

Detective Judd Ridley

1966

The Venetian Affair

Frank Rosenfeld

1967

El Dorado

Bart Jason

1967

Gunn

Police Lt. Jacoby

1969

Change of Habit

Lt. Moretti

1970

Halls of Anger

Ernie McKay

1970

They Call Me Mister Tibbs!

Woody Garfield

1971

Skin Game

Plunkett

1971

The Todd Killings

Fred Reardon

1974

The Wrestler

Frank Bass

1976

Gus

Hank Cooper

1981

Fort Apache, The Bronx

Connolly

1982

O’Hara’s Wife

Bob O’Hara

1983

Daniel

Jacob Ascher

1984

Anatomy of an Illness

Norman Cousins

1986

The Christmas Star

Horace McNickle

1987

Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night

Scalawag (voice)

1988

Moon over Parador

Himself

1990

Happily Ever After

Scowl the Owl (voice)

1991

JFK

Guy Banister

1992

The Real Story of Happy Birthday to You

Charlie (voice)

Short film

1995

Gargoyles the Movie: The Heroes Awaken

Hudson (voice)

Direct-to-video

1995

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Bruno

1997

The Fanatics

Charlie Atwater

1997

A Christmas Carol

Jacob Marley (voice)

Direct-to-video

1998

Hard Rain

Uncle Charlie

1999

Love and Action in Chicago

Taylor

1999

The Bachelor

Sid Gluckman

1999

Our Friend, Martin

Mr. Harris (voice)

Direct-to-video

2000

Perfect Game

Coach Billy

2001

The Animal

Chief Marion Wilson

2003

Elf

Santa Claus

2005

Sheeba

Grandpa Cecil

2006

The Heart Specialist

Mr. Olson

2006

The Christmas Card

Luke Spelman

2007

Christmas Is Here Again

Krad (voice)

2008

Channels

Ed Packard

2008

Gigantic

Kirby Weathersby

2008

Christmas Cottage

Sidney

2009

Up

Carl Fredricksen (voice)

2009

Dug’s Special Mission

Carl Fredricksen (voice)

Video short; uncredited

2010

Not Another B Movie

Angry Investor

2010

Superman/Batman: Apocalypse

Granny Goodness (voice)

Direct-to-video

2011

All-Star Superman

Perry White (voice)

Direct-to-video

2011

Witness Insecurity

Maxwell

2011

Let Go

Artie Satz

2011

Sheeba

Grandfather

2012

Foodfight!

Leonard (voice)

2012

Elephant Sighs

Leo

2012

Home Alone: The Holiday Heist

Mr. Carson

2013

Axel: The Biggest Little Hero

Bonta / Narrator (voices)

2013

I Know That Voice

Himself

2014

Audrey

Walt

2014

The Games Maker

Nicholas

2015

I Thought I Told You to Shut Up!!

Himself

Short film

2015

The Nutcracker Sweet

Owl (voice)

2016

Boonville Redemption

Judge Mordecai Price

2017

The Gliksmans

Moshe

2017

Saving Christmas

Rick

Direct-to-video

2017

Joe’s War

Harry

Direct-to-video

2017

CarGo

Art (voice)

2018

The Parting Glass

Tommy

2019

The Garden Left Behind

Dr. Cleary

2019

Faith, Hope & Love

Harry Karetas

2020

M.O.M.: Mothers of Monsters

Dr. Harry Arden

Cameo

2021

Senior Entourage

Ed

TBA

Awaken

Completed

T

The Gettysburg Address

Edward Everett (voice