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Ed Asner Joined by Celebrity Friends at Poker Tournament

The 7th Annual Ed Asner & Friends Poker Tournament Celebrity Night was sold out and a huge success raising in excess of $150,000 in much needed funds for The Ed Asner Family Center, (Teafc) dedicated to helping differently “abled” individuals with autism, developmental delays and other special needs and their families.

Ed Begley Jr and Ed Asner

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Approximately 500 guests, including celebrities, friends and members of the entertainment industry, attended this year’s star-studded event which took place on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at the CBS Radford Studio soundstages where The Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Lou Grant Show, both which starred Ed Asner, were taped.

Emmy-winning actor and autism advocate Ed Asner, who has a son and grandson on the autism spectrum, hosted the event and was joined by Don Cheadle (Avengers: End Game), Thomas Gibson (Criminal Minds), Peter Gallagher (Grace and Frankie), Max Burkholder (Parenthood), Richard Schiff

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