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Ed Asner Passed Away

September 02, 2021 | People

Ed Asner the American actor who was best known for playing Lou Grant on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, died Sunday aged 91.

Ed Asner is known to Elvis fans for appearing in the 1962 movie Kid Galahad (Asner's movie debut) and again as Lt. Moretti in 'Change of Habit'.
After The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Asner had his own TV series Lou Grant (1977-82).
Asner was a consummate working actor throughout his career up until his death including the 2009 film 'Up' also 'Elf', TV mini-series Roots, and guest appearances on shows such as The Good Wife and Grace and Frankie.

When interviewed about his work with Elvis, Asner stated, "Elvis was very nice to work with. During Kid Galahad his hands were bandaged and bruised because he was going through a karate stage at the time and showing the crew how he could break bricks. But Elvis always worked hard and was a delightful young man to be around. By 1969 and 'Change of Habit' he was more concentrated on being a serious actor."

Source:Elvis Information Network
Deano1 wrote on September 02, 2021
A truly great actor. RIP Mr. Asner.