Actor | Soundtrack | Producer
Best known by the public for his role as Lou Grant on The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970) and for his starring role on the spin-off of the title character in Lou Grant (1977).
[on the history of American foreign policy] I also think that there is a strong streak of racism, whenever we engage in foreign adventures. Our whole history in regime change has been of people of different color.
Distinctive gravelly voice
Yitzhak Edward Asner
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
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