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(FILES) In this file photo actor Ed Asner and character Carl Fredricksen arrive for the premiere of Disney Pixar’s “Up” at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood on May 16, 2009. – Ed Asner, the prolific US character actor who became a star in middle age as the gruff but lovable newsman Lou Grant, first in the hit TV comedy “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and later in the drama “Lou Grant,” died on August 29, 2021. He was 91. (Photo by Valerie MACON / AFP)