We all have a favorite film that always has a special place in our hearts. Up, a Pixar spectacular in 2009 is most likely one of them. Carl Fredericksen, together with the floating home borne by balloons and Russell’s vitality, is fundamental to the film’s success. On August 29, the American actor who voiced the grumpy character, Carl Fredricksen, passed away. He was 91 years old.
Asner served as the president of the Screen Actors Guild. Throughout his life, he accompanied the development of American television and is considered a legend of cinema. He was most remembered for his role as Lou Grant, a newscaster on the successful American comedy “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” which help him win an Emmy award.
The movie Up helped the actor’s name once again shine in the last years of his career. He received critical acclaim for his portrayal of Carl. Ed Asner not only helped “Up” win the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, but he also won an even more precious prize, which is the love of millions of children around the world.
The sudden death of Ed Asner caused a lot of regret for the audiences when they had to part with a dedicated and talented artist. With the legendary role in the movie Up, he was once a part of the childhood of millions of people around the world.