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Ed Asner Wife Nancy Sykes Wiki, Age, Children, Family, Net Worth, Obituary

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Ed Asner and Nancy Sykes (Credit: Ron Galella/Getty Images)

Nancy Sykes Biography – Nancy Sykes Wiki

Nancy Sykes is the ex-wife of Ed Asner, actor and activist who starred as an irascible journalist in The Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spinoff drama series Lou Grant. The actor won seven Emmy Awards — five of them for playing the same character, the gruff but lovable newsman Lou Grant, introduced on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”.

In between playing Lou Grant, Asner also won Emmys for his appearances in the 1976 mini-series “Rich Man, Poor Man,” as Nick Nolte’s bitter immigrant father, and the groundbreaking, lavishly lauded 1977 mini-series “Roots,” in which he played a slave-ship captain with scruples. He also won five Golden Globes, one for “Rich Man, Poor Man” and two each for the two series in which he played Lou Grant.

Nancy Sykes Age

Nancy Sykes’s age is unclear. Her ex-husband, Ed Asner, was born on Nov. 15, 1929, in Kansas City, Mo., and grew up in Kansas City, Kan. He was the youngest of five children of Orthodox Jewish immigrants, Morris David Asner, a junkyard owner from Poland, and Lizzie (Seliger) Asner, from Russia. He died at age 91 on August 29, 2021 at his home in Tarzana, California. His death was confirmed by his family via Twitter. A cause of death was not provived.

Ed Asner Wife Nancy Sykes – Ed Asner Nancy Sykes

Ed Asner was married to Nancy Sykes from 1959 to 1988, and they had two daughters and a son. Actor Ed Asner and wife Nancy Sykes attended the 35th Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 28, 1978, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

Nancy Sykes Children

Ed Asner and Nancy Sykes had three children: Liza Asner, Matthew Asner, and Kate Asner. Ed Asner had a son from a relationship with Carol Jean Vogelman.

Nancy Sykes Asner Obituary – Nancy Sykes Obituary

Is Nancy Sykes still alive? It is unclear. The New York Times reported that Ed Asner is survived by two daughters, Liza and Katie Asner; two sons, Charles and Matthew, and 10 grandchildren.