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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Ed Asner will star in The Soap Myth on Thursday, May 2 at Temple Israel.

In St. Louis performance, Ed Asner will star as Holocaust survivor struggling with memories

By Judith Newmark, Special to the Jewish Light April 25, 2019

This story was originally published on April 25, 2019, and is being republished to honor Ed Asner.  Lou Grant wasn’t Jewish. He was Roman Catholic, opines the one person who really ought to know: actor Ed Asner. Asner famously portrayed...

Ed Asner as FDR

Ed Asner takes on presidential role as FDR in upcoming one-man show

By Ellen Futterman, Editor November 9, 2011

Many of us think Lou Grant when we hear the name Ed Asner; after all, he played the legendary editor for 12 years on two iconic TV shows. But on Saturday at Lindenwood University, the seven-time Emmy-winning actor takes on another legendary figure, that...

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