Legendary actor Ed Asner, who starred on the “Mary Tyler Moore” show, died over the weekend. He was 91.

Asner’s official Twitter account shared the news on Sunday.

  • “We are sorry to say that our beloved patriarch passed away this morning peacefully. Words cannot express the sadness we feel. With a kiss on your head- Goodnight dad. We love you,” the account’s post read.

What are Asner’s biggest roles?

Asner had a number of legendary roles over the years, starring as WJM-TV news director Grant in the “Mary Tyler Moore” show. He also had his own series, called “Lou Grant,” from 1977 to 1982, per CNN, which was a spinoff comedy series.

The show “tackled serious issues that included, in the first season alone, domestic abuse, gang rivalries, neo-Nazi groups, nursing-home scandals and cults,” according to The New York Times.

  • Asner had minor roles in TV series like “Mad About You,” “ER,” “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip” and one episode of “The X-Files.”

What are Ed Asner’s most recent roles?

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Despite his long acting career, Asner had some newer roles that you might recognize, too.

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