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 grandfather of Hank played by Mark Feuerstein and Evan played by Paulo Costanzo. This comes in conjunction with the arrival of Hank and Evan's father Henry Winkler, whom was introduced in the previous series.
The former Screen Actors Guild President is best known for his Emmy Award-winning role as Lou Grant on 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' and his recent return to CMT's original sitcom 'Working Class'. Asner will next be seen in the HBO movie 'Too Big To Fail'. The third series of 'Royal Pains' is set to start in the US on June 29th.