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Show Goes On For Injured Ed Asner

The 85-year-old Up star badly scratched his leg upon arrival at the Malibu Playhouse, where he was billed to perform his one-man show, and the gash was so deep he needed stitches....

Ed Asner Files For Divorce

The 85-year-old actor, who appeared on TV in The Mary Tyler Moore Show and spin-off Lou Grant and in movies Elf and Up, wed Cindy in 1998, but they split nine years later....

Second City Cofounder Bernie Sahlins Dead A 90

Second City cofounder Bernie Sahlins, regarded as one of the most influential figures in improvisational comedy and topical satire, has died in Chicago at the age of 90, the Chicago Tribune reported today (Monday). Many...

Ed Asner Released From Hospital

Veteran actor Ed Asner has been released from hospital after receiving treatment for exhaustion.The Mary Tyler Moore Show star, 83, sparked fears for his health after appearing to struggle with his lines during a Tuesday...

'Reports Of My Imminent Demise Are Greatly Exaggerated' - Ed Asner Calls For Calm After 911 Call

On Tuesday night (March 12, 2013), Ed Asner became disorientated during his one-man show, FDR and a 911 call brought the paramedics to the Marquette Pavilion in Gary. According to Chicago Sun-Times, the show started...

Hollywood Veteran Ed Asner Hospitalised After Cancelled Performance

Hollywood veteran Ed Asner was hospitalized on Tuesday night, after having to cut short his sold-out performance in Gary, Indiana.Asner, 83, best known for his role as Lou Grant on the “Mary Tyler Moore Show”...

Ed Asner Hospitalised

Actor Ed Asner is recovering in hospital after he was taken ill during his one-man stage show.The Mary Tyler Moore Show star, 83, was performing his play Fdr for fans in Gary, Indiana, on Tuesday...

Ed Asner Hospitalised

Actor Ed Asner was rushed to hospital on Tuesday (12Mar13) after he was taken ill during his one-man stage show.The Mary Tyler Moore Show star, 83, was performing his play Fdr for fans in Gary,...

Ed Asner Convinced Valerie Harper Can Overcome Brain Cancer

Actor Ed Asner has "every confidence" his former Tv co-star Valerie Harper can beat brain cancer.Harper, 73, revealed this week she could have just months to live after doctors diagnosed her with a rare form...

Martin Sheen & Ed Asner Call For Oscar Voters To Ignore Zero Dark Thirty

Actors Martin Sheen and Ed Asner are urging Oscar voters to boycott Zero Dark Thirty over the film's torture scenes.The film, which shot to number one at the U.S. box office over the weekend (13Jan13),...

Paul Rudd And Ed Asner Find 'Grace' On Stage

Paul Rudd isn't often associated with words such as 'Grace' or, for that matter, 'tact', with roles in great contemporary-classic comedies such as 'Anchorman', 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall', or in the flop 'Dinner For Schmucks', but...

Ed Asner To Make Broadway Comeback

American actor Ed Asner is to make a return to the Broadway stage after a 23-year absence.The Mary Tyler Moore Show star, 82, will appear alongside Paul Rudd and Michael Shannon in a production of...

Celebrity Actors Among Those Trying To Halt Sag-aftra Merger

A dissident group of SAG members, who include such notables as Ed Asner, Valerie Harper, Ed Harris and Martin Sheen, is going to court in an effort to halt the union's plans to call a...

Betty White Turns 90, President Obama Sends His Congratulations

Betty White celebrates her 90th birthday today (17 January 2012), and the stars appear only too happy to come out and pay tribute to an actress, television host and comedienne whose prolificy has only seemed...

Ed Asner To Reprise 1975 Character On Hawaii Five-0

TV veteran Ed Asner is returning to Hawaii Five-0 as the character he created in the mid-1970s.The actor guest starred as a smuggler in a 1975 episode of the hit show and now he's reprising...

Ed Asner Back With Pixar For Dinosaur Movie

Veteran actor Ed Asner is set to reteam with the animated mastermind behind his hit film UP to make a new movie set in prehistoric times.Asner will add his voice skills to Pixar's new dinosaur...

Ed Asner Didn't Meet Warren Buffett For Movie Role

Ed Asner had to play Warren Buffett in a new TV movie without ever having met the billionaire.The veteran actor takes on the role of the famed investor in new Hbo film Too Big To...

Donald Trump Accepts Obama's Tupac Jibes

Donald Trump, the American businessman and host of 'Celebrity Apprentice', has responded to jokes made about him by the President Barack Obama, reports the Hollywood Reporter. Donald Trump recently stated that he will run for...

Ed Asner To Appear On 'Royal Pains'

Ed Asner, aged 81, is set to appear on a multi-episode arc on the USA Network series ROYAL PAINS, TV Guide reports.Featuring in two episodes in the upcoming series, Asner will play Ted Roth, the...

Asner Making Tv Comeback

Veteran actor ED ASNER is breathing new life into his TV career - the 80 year old is set to co-star in a new U.S. sitcom about a single mum.Asner has signed on to play...

Asner Divorces Wife

Veteran actor ED ASNER has divorced his wife CINDY after nearly nine years of marriage.Cindy filed for divorce from the Emmy Award-winning star in 2007 and, according to court documents obtained by RadarOnline, the pair's...

Sellers Snub Still Haunts Asner

TV and movie veteran ED ASNER is still bitter about missing out on a role in PETER SELLERS' movie I LOVE YOU ALICE B. TOKLAS - because he had to grovel for a $10,000 (GBP6,660)...

Asner Slams Former Tv Bosses For Cancelling Show Over Politics

Veteran actor ED ASNER has blasted his former TV bosses for ending his hit U.S. series LOU GRANT because they disapproved of his political views. The 78-year-old Emmy-winning actor became infamous for his role as...

Asner Warns Estranged Wife To Make Money

Veteran actor ED ASNER has filed legal papers urging his estranged wife to become financially self-sufficient or he'll end her spousal support. The Lou Grant star split from Cindy Gilmore Asner, his wife of nine...

Ed Asner Splits From Wife

Beloved TV actor ED ASNER and his second wife have split after nine years of marriage. Cindy Gilmore Asner filed for a legal separation on Wednesday (06Nov07) in Los Angeles, citing "irreconcilable differences." Mrs. Asner...

Asner's Son Is Autistic

Beloved TV star ED ASNER has revealed his teenage son is autistic. The 75-year-old LOU GRANT star admits it took him years to realise his 17-year-old son, CHARLEY, suffered from autism. He says,...

Damon And Johansson Join Efforts To Oust Bush

MATT DAMON and SCARLETT JOHANSSON are among a list of celebrities donating their talents to an online effort to oust American President GEORGE W BUSH. Today (24AUG04), independent political group MOVEON.ORG premieres 10 new...

Ed Asner's Bad Santa Memories

ED ASNER plays SANTA in new movie ELF, but his efforts playing the man with the sack haven't always been a joy. As a struggling actor, he once signed up as a TV store...

Card Crazy Lou Lands Poker Show

Movie star LOU DIAMOND PHILLIPS has become such a card shark, he's hosting a new TV poker show. The LA BAMBA star, who is the youngest member of a Wednesday night poker league which...

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