(8/20/53) Stage: Appered (as "Brother Thomas") in Paul Sills
' play, "The Coming of Bildad," at the Playwrights Theatre Club in Chicago, IL, with Eugene Troobnick
(as "Bildad"); Paul Sills (as "Peleg"); Owen Canliffe (as "Jered"); Bob Michaels (as "Friend"); Joy Grodzins (as "Marta"); Thomas Erhart (as "Brother John"); Creighton...
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Edward Asher | Ed Asner
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Did You Know?
[on making the transition from the comedy Mary Tyler Moore
(1970) to its dramatic spin-off series Lou Grant
(1977)] We were really worried about changing over from a three-camera, half-hour comedy to a one-camera, full-hour drama. The audience wasn't ready for the switch--even CBS billed us in their promos as a comedy. In fact, the whole thing was impossible. But we didn't know that.
Before his future Lou Grant
(1977) co-star Linda Kelsey
would star opposite Asner in the series, she guest-starred on 1 episode of the parent series, Mary Tyler Moore
(1970), which also featured Asner, playing the same character.