Ed Asner’s | Biography,Net worth,Height,Career,Family,Fact & All Details


Quick Facts of Ed Asner:

Full NameYitzhak Edward “Ed” Asner
Date of birth November 15, 1929
Nick NameEd Asner, Lou Grant
BirthplaceKansas City, Missouri, U.S.
Marital statusMarried
Profession Actor, voice actor, political activist
SpouseNancy Sykes (m. 1959; div. 1988)
Cindy Gilmore (m. 1998; separated 2007)
MotherLizzie Asner
Father David Morris Asner
Children Kate, Matthew, Liza, Charles
Brother Ben Asner
Hair White
Height1.7 m
EducationWyandotte High School, University of Chicago
Net Worth$ 10 million

Short And Sweet:

Going through the biography of entertaining personality Yitzhak Edward “Ed” Asner, professionally known Ed Asner, is an American actor, voice actor and a former president of the Screen Actors Guild. He is easily remembered as character Lou Grant on the long-running CBS sitcom, The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970-77).He holds nationality American and ethnicity white.He is the junior of mother Lizzie and father David Morris Asner.He is old but energetic 87 years old now.He is the follower of the Jewish religion.

Early Life and Education:

Walking straight to his early life, the most fun American actor first arrived on this earth to show his acting talent on November 15, 1929, in Kansas City, Missouri. His father professionally ran a second-hand shop and mother, a housewife.He has five siblings and he is youngest of them.His brother Ben is among five.He was taught from Wyandotte High School in Kansas City, Kansas, and the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.He is creature lover that is why he is animal rights activist.


The actor whose career was to make people entertain inaugurated his career with his big break when he arrived the part of blunt newsman Lou Grant on The Mary Tyler Moore Show. When that popular sitcom ceased, Asner remained with the drama spin-off, Lou Grant. He won Emmy Awards for both shows. Asner’s voice also played in many animated features, including Pixar’s Up. He served as president of the Screen Actors Guild from 1981-85.Some of his filmography includes Here’s Looking at You, Kid! (2001) The Bachelor (1999) A Christmas Carol (1997) Happily Ever After (1991)The Christmas Star (1986) Lou Grant, Vol. 1: Cophouse (1977) and much more.

Personal Life:

Having a look on his personal life, Asner has been coupled twice and has three children Kate and twins Matthew and Liza from his first marriage to Nancy Sykes from 1959 until 1988. He also has a son, Charles, from his bonding with Carol Jean Vogelman. Asner married Cindy Gilmore on August 2, 1998. Gilmore filed for legal separation on November 7, 2007.Again, Asner filed for divorce in 2015.


Speaking of his physical appearance, he is the old person but always energetic towards his work.His hair is white as per age and height 1.7 meters.His net worth is $ 10 million.He is available on Facebook, Twitter, and Wikipedia.