The Reader’s Notebook: Ed Asner

Nov 15, 2021

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November 15, 2021 -- Ed Asner was an American actor and president of the Screen Actors Guild. He is best remembered for playing Lou Grant during the 1970s and early 1980s, on both The Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spin-off series Lou Grant, making him one of the few television actors to portray the same character in both a comedy and a drama.