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Edward Asner

Also Credited As: Ed Asner

Birth Place: Kansas City, KS, USA

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A Guide to Broadway Guest Stars on BLUE BLOODS

While the series' recurring cast includes Tom Selleck, Bridget Moynahan, Donnie Wahlberg, and more, guest stars have included Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara, Joanna Gleason, Adrienne Warren, Jinkx Monsoon, Norm Lewis, Norbert Leo Butz, and more. Check out a list of Broadway guest stars on Blue Bloods now!


Directed by Luke Cormican (“Teen Titans Go!) and written and produced by Jeff Kinney, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules” features the voices of Brady Noon (“The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers”), Ethan William Childress (“mixed-ish”), Edward Asner (“Up”), Chris Diamantopoulos (“Silicon Valley”), and more. Watch the new video clip now!


Disney+ has released the video trailer for “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules,” an all-new animated movie based on the second book in Jeff Kinney’s wildly popular book series. The original song from the film, “Can You Smell Us Now,” written and produced by Jon Levine, with lyrics by Jeff Kinney, and performed by Jimmy Tatro, is also available.

Rubicon Theatre Company to Present ALMOST, MAINE in September

Rubicon Theatre Company will present the third production of its 2022-2023 Season with ALMOST, MAINE, written by JOHN CARIANI and directed by STEPHANIE A. COLTRIN.  ALMOST, MAINE begins previews on Wednesday, September 7; opens on Saturday, September 10 at 7 p.m.; and runs through Sunday, September 25.

Sacred Heart University Community Theatre Announces April Film Screenings

The SHU Community Theatre presents a month of film programming in April.

L.A. Theatre Works Highlights 12½-Hour, Star-Studded, Unabridged Recording Of BABBITT

In 1987, L.A. Theatre Works took the audio world by storm with a word-by-word recording of “Babbitt,” the seminal novel by Sinclair Lewis, starring Edward Asner in the title role and with a 33-member star-studded ensemble playing all the remaining parts.

The Jewish Museum and Film at Lincoln Center Announce Annual Film Festival

Due to the impact of COVID-19, the 2021 festival was presented exclusively online. The 2022 edition will feature both in-person screenings at the Walter Reade Theater (165 West 65th  Street, NYC) and virtual offerings. The NYJFF lineup showcases 33 wide-ranging and exciting features and shorts.

Gwen Stefani's 'Night At The Movies' Brings ELF To IMAX In Exclusive Live Fan Event

Join Gwen Stefani's Night at the Movies featuring a special presentation of Elf on Monday, December 13 at 5PM PT/8PM ET for an intimate, IMAX-exclusive fan event streamed live from Stefani's home in Los Angeles.

Darren Criss, Taraji P. Henson & More Featured on MUPPETS HAUNTED MANSION Soundtrack

The 'Muppets Haunted Mansion' EP was released today from Walt Disney Records and will include three new original songs titled 'Rest in Peace,' 'Life Hereafter' and 'Tie the Knot Tango,' plus a cover of 'Dancing in the Moonlight' and you can listen to it right here.

VIDEO: Disney+ Releases Trailer for MUPPETS HAUNTED MANSION

The special will guest star Darren Criss, John Stamos, Taraji P. Henson, Ed Asner, Danny Trejo, Will Arnett, and more alongside the Muppets.

Legendary Actor Ed Asner Dies at 91

Legendary actor, activist and philanthropist Ed Asner passed away peacefully on Sunday morning, surrounded by family at 91.

BWW Interview: Theatre 40's David Hunt Stafford - Already Planning Their 56th Season

Theatre 40 celebrates its 55th Anniversary season with the world premiere of Marilyn Anderson’s AS GOOD AS GOLD September 16, 2021. Got the chance to chat with David Hunt Stafford, Theatre 40’s artistic and managing director on Theatre 40’s history and plans for the future.

1993 GYPSY Film, Starring Bette Midler, is Streaming Now

The cast includes Bette Midler as Mama Rose, alongside Cynthia Gibb, Elisabeth Moss, Peter Riegart, Jennifer Rae Beck, Lacey Chabert, Edward Asner, Linda Hart, Christine Ebersole, Andrew Martin, Tony Shalhoub, and more!

Lawrence Leritz Joins Broadway Pride Month Celebration June 20 and 21st

In celebration of Pride month, Backstage Babble is releasing a series of episodes with LGBT artists that fulfill it's mission-painting a picture of what it has been like to be gay in the theater world from the 1950s up until the present day. It is hosted by 13-year old Charles Kirsch.

Alfred Molina and Simon Helberg to Headline THE MURDER ON THE LINKS Audio Production Presented by L.A. Theatre Works

L.A. Theatre Works has commissioned a new audio theater adaptation of the classic Agatha Christie “whodunit” The Murder on the Links. The all-star cast includes Alfred Molina as Christie’s most famous detective, Hercule Poirot, as well as Simon Helberg, Adhir Kalyan, Joanne Whalley, Kevin Daniels, Edita Brychta, Darren Richardson, and more.

A GOOD DAY AT AUSCHWITZ Will Premiere as an Audio Recording From L.A. Theatre Works

L.A. Theatre Works presents the world premiere of a new play based on an extraordinary true story. Produced as a state-of-the-art audio theater recording, “A Good Day at Auschwitz” by noted actor Stephen Tobolowsky (Groundhog Day, Deadwood, Silicon Valley, The Goldbergs) stars Alan Mandell, a veteran of stage and film for over 75 years, as Abe, a man the playwright met at his synagogue.

L.A Theatre Works To Release Two Audio Theater Recordings About The Japanese-American Experience

L.A. Theatre Works has announced two new state-of-the-art audio theater recordings about the Japanese-American experience.

L.A. Theatre Works Releases Audio Recording of Herbert Sigüenza's A WEEKEND WITH PABLO PICASSO

L.A. Theatre Works is releasing a state-of-the-art audio theater recording of A Weekend with Pablo Picasso to coincide with the April 26 anniversary of the 1937 bombing of Guernica, the inspiration for what is perhaps Picasso's most famous painting.

L.A. Theatre Works Releases Audio Theater Recording Of BUMP By Chiara Atik

L.A. Theatre Works is releasing a state-of-the-art audio theater recording of Bump, a new comedy by Chiara Atik. Based on the true story of Jorge Odón and the birthing device he invented in his garage, Atik's play spans time and space in an effort to grapple with the mystery and miracle of maternity.

Sarah Drew, Seamus Dever and Joanne Whalley Star in L.A. Theatre Works' EXTINCTION Audio Play

Sarah Drew (Grey’s Anatomy, upcoming Freeform drama Cruel Summer), Seamus Dever (Castle), Joanne Whalley (Daredevil on Netflix, The White Princess on Starz, Showtime’s The Borgias) and Darren Richardson (Ryan Murphy's Hollywood, over 40 radio plays for the BBC) star in the L.A. Theatre Works state-of-the-art audio theater recording of Extinction.

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