Ed Asner, star of ‘Up,’ dies at 91

An award-winning actor known for television roles, he has won the Ammy seven times.

Asner, a veteran of the US Army, has taken on a wide range of roles throughout an acting career that spanned seven decades, playing burly cops and dark heavyweights in the 1960s while captivating younger generations in 2009’s “Up”.

Ed Asner’s family was published in his official Twitter account on Sunday:

“We are sorry to say that our beloved patriarch passed away this morning peacefully. Words cannot express the sadness we feel. With a kiss on your head- Goodnight dad. We love you.”

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Biography: Ed Asner is a television legend, the winner of seven acting Emmy Awards (which puts him tied with Mary Tyler Moore, both of whom rank second to their "The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970) Show" co-star, Cloris Leachman who has nine). In all, he has been nominated 20 times for an Emmy Award, with 17 nods for a Primetime Emmy and three for a Daytime ... See full bio >>
Born: November 15, 1929 | Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Died: August 29, 2021 (age 91) | Los Angeles, California, USA


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