The actor, Ed Asner, has sadly passed away today at the age of 91. Mr. Asner (1929-2021) appeared in multiple films and television series throughout the years including The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lou Grant, Elf, and Pixar’s Up.
In terms of live-action Disney, he appeared in the 1976 film, Gus.
My condolences go out to his family and friends. He shall be missed!
In sad news, veteran actress and comedienne, Cloris Leachman, has passed away at the age of 94. Ms. Leachman (1926-2021) was probably most famous for her television role as Phyllis Lindstrom in The Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spinoff, Phyllis.
She appeared in multiple films throughout her career including The Last Picture Show, Young Frankenstein, High Anxiety, The Muppet Movie, History of the World, Part I, A Troll in Central Park, The Iron Giant, and The Croods. She also appeared in a few live-action Disney films including Charley and the Angel, The North Avenue Irregulars, Herbie Goes Bananas, and Sky High.
My condolences go out to her family and friends. She shall be missed!