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Edward Asher | Ed Asner
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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.
A long-time political activist, he accused the CBS network of cancelling Lou Grant
(1977) over his publicized disapproval of the United States involvement in Central America.