The “dream” cast, clockwise from top left, Valerie, Ed, Cloris Leachman, Ted, Mary and Gavin.
Beloved as the gruff-but-lovable newsman Lou Grant on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Ed Asner, it appears, wasn’t so different offscreen. In an exclusive interview not long before his Aug. 29 death at age 91, the actor didn’t hold back about his famous costars on the groundbreaking 1970–77 sitcom about a single woman trying to scratch the glass ceiling at Minneapolis news station WJM.
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