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Ep. 84: One-on-One with Ed Asner

Beltline to Broadway

About the GuestEd Asner has been an enduring presence in television, film and stage for 60 years. Developing his craft in Chicago and New York, Ed established himself as a solid and versatile performer, regularly featured in roles on the big screen and in such landmark television series as “The Outer Limits”, “Gunsmoke”, “The Wild Wild West”, “Ironside”, and “Mission Impossible”, totaling more than 100 television credits.In the ’70s, his role as Lou Grant in the long-running hit sitcom “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” catapulted him to stardom. He then cemented himself as an “actor’s actor”, perpetuating his character in the dramatic series “Lou Grant”. Asner is the only actor to have won an Emmy for the same role in both a comedy and a drama (five total as Lou Grant). He went on to win two more Emmy Awards for complex roles in the mega-hit miniseries “Roots” and “Rich Man, Poor Man”.In addition to his celebrated work in television, he turned in unforgettable performances in films such as “JFK”, “Elf”, and “Pacific Edge”.He returned to Broadway in “Grace”, and toured the country with his one-man show “FDR”, portraying President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He also served two terms as President of the Screen Actors Guild, protecting the rights of professional working actors.For more information visit:http://www.amanandhisprostate.com/https://www.templeshows.com/https://edasnerfamilycenter.org/Connect with UsFacebook – @rduonstageTwitter – @rduonstageInstagram – @rduonstageWeb www.rduonstage.com

21mins

7 Jan 2021

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#34-Ed Asner

Backstage Babble

What better way to start the New Year than an interview with a true star, a true legend--Ed Asner. Tune in to hear him talk about who he based Lou Grant on,  why singing was not a challenge for him, why New York critics were biased against him, why he was "born to play" his part in The Soap Myth, and more about Mary Tyler Moore, Lotte Lenya, and Eileen Brennan.

28mins

1 Jan 2021

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Ep 12: Chrisa Sadd, LMFT with Ed Asner Family Center & Shirley Raines, Founder of Beauty2TheStreetz

No Prisoners Podcast with Brad Garrett

Two amazing guests on this episode. First up is Chrisa Sadd, LMFT with @edasnerfamilycenter and how she's helping families with special needs children during the pandemic.  Shirley Raines the Founder of @beauty2thestreetz and her team hand out hundreds of meals to the homeless on LA's Skid Row Community every week; keeps them groomed with haircuts, styling and makeovers while distributing clothing, essentials and supplies to our most vulnerable.  These two women are living life-lessons in compassion, empathy and self-realization. -- No Prisoners Podcast is available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, iHeart, Stitcher, Breaker, Castbox, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and wherever the hell you want. #EdAsnerFamilyCenter #chrisasaad #ShirleyRaines #Beauty2TheStreetz #skidrow #mentalhealthawareness #autismawareness #bipolarawareness #bipolar #pandemic #anxiety #depression #selfcare #BradGarrett #NoPrisonersPodcast #NoPrisonersWithBradGarrett #MentalWellnessPodcast #Therapy #Comedy #mentalHealthAwareness #anxiety #self care #depression #selfLove #mentalHealthMatters #motivation #MentalWellness #mentalIllness  #healing #life #recovery #wellbeing #inspiration #happiness #ptsd --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bradgarrett/message

1hr 3mins

2 Nov 2020

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Ed Asner: The Best Movie Santa Claus Ever

TV Confidential

TVC 513.3: Part 2 of a conversation that began last week with Ed Asner, the eight-time Emmy Award-winning actor known around the world as Lou Grant both on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and his own hour-long spinoff series, Lou Grant. Topics include Ed’s experiences playing two other iconic characters: Santa Claus, which he famously did in Elf, and God Almighty, whom Ed has played on at least two occasions (including the critically acclaimed political comedy God Help Us).Ed Asner will star, along with Michael Shannon and Jordan Coley, in a virtual production of of God Help Us that will be streamed live via the Piven Theatre Workshop in Chicago on Saturday, Oct. 31 beginning at 6pm CT 4pm PT. Tickets begin at $22 for individual viewing, $35 for families (2-9 viewers on the same device), and $150 for groups (10 or more viewers on the same device). The running time for God Help Us is 90 minutes with no intermission. Immediately after the performance, Ed Asner, Michael Shannon, and Jordan Coley will participate in a live talk back with viewers; admission for that is $150 and includes your ticket to the performance. For tickets and more information, go to PivenTheatre.org or OntheStage.com/piven-theatre-workshopEd Asner’s memoir, Son of a Junkman: My Life from the West Bottoms of Kansas City to the Bright Lights of Hollywood, features a host of great stories about his sixty-year acting career, including the challenges that Ed faced as president of the Screen Actors Guild; the backlash he faced from the El Salvador controversy in 1982, and the effect that had not only on Lou Grant, but his career in general; the influence that Ed’s father continues to have on his life today; plus tributes to each of his fellow cast members on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Lou Grant. Ed’s book The Grouchy Historian—a collaboration with his longtime friend and fellow Mary Tyler Moore Show collaborator Ed. Weinberger—is a thoughtful and engaging look at the back story of the U.S. Constitution that is also very timely today.Want to advertise/sponsor our show? TV Confidential has partnered with AdvertiseCast to handle advertising/sponsorship requests for the podcast edition of our program. They’re great to work with and will help you advertise on our show. Please email sales@advertisecast.com or click the link below to get started:https://www.advertisecast.com/TVConfidentialAradiotalkshowabout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

22mins

28 Oct 2020

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Ed Asner, Lou Grant, and Chuckles the Clown

TV Confidential

TVC 512.5: Actor and author Ed Asner (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lou Grant, Son of a Junkman) talks to Ed, Tony, and Donna about “Chuckles Bites the Dust,” arguably the most famous episode of the Moore show; how Lou Grant brought many viewers into the world of print journalism; and who Ed would like to see cast as himself, if a movie were made about his life. Son of a Junkman includes many stories about Ed’s sixty-year career, including the challenges that he faced as president of the Screen Actors Guild; the backlash he faced from the El Salvador controversy in 1982, and the effect that had not only on Lou Grant, but his acting career in general; and the influence that Ed’s father continues to have on his life.Want to advertise/sponsor our show? TV Confidential has partnered with AdvertiseCast to handle advertising/sponsorship requests for the podcast edition of our program. They’re great to work with and will help you advertise on our show. Please email sales@advertisecast.com or click the link below to get started:https://www.advertisecast.com/TVConfidentialAradiotalkshowabout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

22mins

20 Oct 2020

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Ed Asner. A 7-time Emmy Award Winner! Still Acting & Enjoying Life in his 90's! And a Father After 50! with Ed Asner

FathersAfter50

Ed Asner is a 7-time Emmy award winner who has entertained us in television, film and on stage for over 60 years. Most of us over 50 know him for his role as Lou Grant on the Mary Tyler Moore Show. Over the years he's appeared in many television shows and hit movies like JFK, Elf and the animated movie Up. Ed is also a father after 50!

23mins

26 Aug 2020

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Poker?!? I Don't Even Know Ed Asner

The Danny Bonaduce & Sarah Morning Show

Danny sings on to play in Ad Asner's Celebrity Poker Tournament with some huge names, and Rosie O'Donnell... Plus, a stunning announcement from the Chief of Police in Seattle, a super strange story out of Walla Walla, and an update to the president going on Mount Rushmore.

35mins

12 Aug 2020

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Ed Asner Returns! - Actor / Author (Son of a Junkman)

Fascination Street

Ed Asner RETURNS!Take a walk with me down Fascination Street as I get reacquainted with Hollywood Legend Ed Asner. In this episode, we chat about Ed's new book SON OF A JUNKMAN. We start off with him telling me stories about working at his dad's junkyard as a kid, and then Ed tells me a little something about each of his siblings and what he learned from them. They have all passed and Ed misses them very much. He tells fun stories about them, about his time in the U.S. Army, a fun story about Betty White, and why he felt the need to publicly apologize to his first wife in his new book.Follow Ed on social media:Twit: @TheOnlyEdAsnerInsta: @TheOnlyEdAsnerFB: Ed AsnerGet Ed's new book here: https://amzn.to/3jq9F0P

49mins

10 Aug 2020

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Autism Jargon and Special Guests from the Ed Asner Family Center!

Autism Live

This time on Autism Live, our host Shannon covers Generalization for the jargon of the day before getting into an interview with Matt Asner and Navah Paskowitz-Asner from the Ed Asner Family Center! Don't miss it! https://edasnerfamilycenter.org/

1hr

8 Apr 2020

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Autism Jargon and Special Guests from the Ed Asner Family Center!

Autism Live

This time on Autism Live, our host Shannon covers Generalization for the jargon of the day before getting into an interview with Matt Asner and Navah Paskowitz-Asner from the Ed Asner Family Center! Don't miss it! https://edasnerfamilycenter.org/

1hr

8 Apr 2020

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