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Aug 29 2021
Ed Asner, Emmy-Winning TV Icon, Dies @ 91 Comments (0)

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RIP Ed Asner! (Full obit here.)

The 91-year-old TV legend died this morning at his home, according to his family. Asner was a delight to meet, and a liberal lion. When I met him once, I blurted out that I loved his politics even more than his acting and he kissed my cheek.

It's been a terrible year for Mary Tyler Moore as a show in particular — Asner is the third main cast member to die in 2021, leaving only Betty White, 99, alive.