Ed Asner, eight three years old has been hospitalized for exhaustion. The known actor of The Mary Tyler Moore Show had been taken off the stage during a one-man show is now said to be resting comfortably, he is expected to be released some time on Wednesday. Asner has been on tour around the county for more than three years now.
”Publicist Charles Sherman tells The Associated Press that Asner was taken off stage at the Marquette Pavilion in Gary, Ind., on Tuesday night. Sherman says Asner was taken by ambulance to a Chicago-area hospital where he is “resting comfortably” and is expected to be released later Wednesday“.
He says the actor, best known for his roles in TV’s
“The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and its spinoff “Lou Grant,” has been touring the nation portraying President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in “FDR” for 3 1/2 years”.
He had also been the voice of Carl Fredricksen in Pixar’s film Up. Asner returned to television as butcher Hank Greziak in Working Class and he is currently stars in the television series Michael.