Ed Asner

1929 - Today

Ed Asner

Eddie Asner (; born November 15, 1929), also credited as Edward Asner, is an American actor, voice actor, and a former president of the Screen Actors Guild. He is primarily known for his role as 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. He is the most honored male performer in the history of the Primetime Emmy Awards, having won seven, five for portraying Lou Grant (three as Supporting Actor in a Comedy Television Series and two as Lead Actor in a Dramatic Television Series). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ed Asner has received more than 4,246,538 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,630th most popular actor.

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  • 52

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  • 1.64

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  • 6.53

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Ed Asner ranks 1,610 out of 8,832Before him are Mila Kunis, Amanda Seyfried, Frank Finlay, Melissa Leo, Alison Steadman, and Frederic Forrest. After him are Henry Cavill, Jean Carmet, Eric Campbell, Xuxa, Scatman Crothers, and Brie Larson.

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Among people born in 1929, Ed Asner ranks 165Before him are Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Fred Sinowatz, Ronald Golias, John Turner, Andrew Bertie, and Elio Petri. After him are Hal Ashby, Gérard de Villiers, Edison Denisov, Patricia Routledge, Nigel Hawthorne, and Charles Tilly.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ed Asner ranks 2,897 out of 12,171Before him are Melissa Leo (1960), Jeb Bush (1953), Frederic Forrest (1936), Fats Waller (1904), Charles Bachman (1924), and Stand Watie (1806). After him are Marcus Miller (1959), Richie Ginther (1930), Wanda Jackson (1937), Phillip Allen Sharp (1944), Mangas Coloradas (1792), and Hal Ashby (1929).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Ed Asner ranks 777Before him are Melissa McBride (1965), Jeff Daniels (1955), Will Ferrell (1967), Amanda Seyfried (1985), Melissa Leo (1960), and Frederic Forrest (1936). After him are Scatman Crothers (1910), Brie Larson (1989), Jackie Earle Haley (1961), Bo Derek (1956), Philip Baker Hall (1931), and Jeffrey Hunter (1926).