‘Mary Tyler Moore Show’ actor Ed Asner dies at 91

Source: The Hill | August 29, 2021 | Caroline Vakil

Ed Asner, best known as the no-nonsense Minneapolis television station news director on the “Mary Tyler Moore Show” died on Sunday at age of 91 years old, The Washington Post reported.

“We are sorry to say that our beloved patriarch passed away this morning peacefully. Words cannot express the sadness we feel. With a kiss on your head- Goodnight dad.  We love you,” according to a post on Asner’s his official Twitter account.

“Today we mourn the loss of a legend who had a heart of gold. Our beloved namesake, Ed Asner. Many knew him as the gruff comedian with impeccable timing, but for us he was a father, grandfather, friend and champion,” the Ed Asner Family Center tweeted, the actor’s organization that works with individuals who have special needs.

Asner appeared in a variety of roles including as Lou Grant on the “Mary Tyler Moore Show,” the Santa Claus in Will Ferrell classic “Elf,” and a lovable old senior in “Up.” 



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