Edward Asner is an American television film actor, voice actor, stage actor and a political activist. He was born on 15th November 1929 at Kansas City, Missouri. His only source of wealth is through his performance in television and films. Ed has his own house in Los Angeles, California. He was raised in a Jewish family by his father David Morris Asner and his mother Lizzie. Asner got married to Nancy Sykes in 1959 and raised three children Mathew, Liza, and Kate. Later on, he got engaged Cindy Gilmore in 1991.
Ed has voice acted in various movies some of which are Star Wars, Batman: The animated series and Captain Planet. He has won a total of seven Emmy awards for his role in “The Mary’s Tyler Moore Show” and set a record of winning a maximum number of Emmy awards.
He also appeared on various TV shows which include The Bronz Zoo and the Thunder Alley. Some of his famous films are the outlaws, the reporter, the invaders, etc.
Speaking of his political career he endorsed Barack Obama during the 2008 US Presidential election. Formerly he was the member of Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee (DSOC). Edward is a member of a free speech organization which is the comic book legal defense fund, which protects the right of the comic book creators from the prosecutions relating to the content.
Ed Asner was nominated 11 times for the Golden Globes and have won for 2 times in the category of Best Actor in a Drama Series i.e. Lou Grant, one-time best supporting actor for “Rich man, Poor man” and two-time best supporting role for “Mary Tyler Moore”. Seven times won the Primetime Emmy award for his outstanding acting in “Lou Grant”, “Roots”, “Rich Man, Poor Man” and “Mary Tyler Moore”.
He was the former president of Screen Actors Guild Award and served for two terms. He has won a string of awards for his exceptional acting in many films and voicing in many animated films.
How much is Ed Asner Net Worth in 2017
Ed Asner has a net worth of $11 million US dollar as of 2017. Which he earned by acting in various films, movies, stage shows, and voice acting. Earlier, before coming to the television industry Ed was working in the U.S Army Signal Corps. He showcased his willingness towards acting by performing in various plays conducted in the army camp.
His life was a long journey in which he performed in more than 100 television drama series and films. He managed to get his first television role in the year 1963 and from there his career has always been moved up in parallel with his net worth. Asner has always believed that hard work and dedication can define impossible unrealistic and his will towards his profession made him become a well-established actor. He has emerged as one the successful actors and producer of his time.