Matthew Asner

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Film Director & Actor (1963)
Thu Apr 28 2022
By   angelina

Matthew Asner is an American film producer who is well-noted for his spellbinding work in Light Up The Blues as the executive producer. Moreover, he is also a talented actor renowned for the movies: Sideways, Femme Fatale, Night Life, and more.

Further, moving towards another side of his life, Asner is the President and the CEO of The Ed Asner Family Centre

Early Life of Asner

Neon Maniacs actor Matthew Asnerwas born in Los Angeles, California. His birth date is 9th September 1963. Asner is one of the four grandchildren of Morris David Asner and Lizzie Seliger. David and Seliger are Russian entrepreneurs.

The childhood days of Next Nostradamus's director were full of joy in California in a joint and lovely family. He was curious to learn new and exciting things, particularly acting since his early hood. This was also due to the influence of his parent's involvement in the same field.

The Career of Asner

In 1995, Asner began working as a producer of Hiroshima for Showtime production house. Soon, he was hired by The Simon Wiesenthal Center in May 1997.

Taking account of his acting career, Asner made his debut with the 1985 series, Off the Rack. It was rated seven out of ten on IMDb. 

Who Are Matthew's Parents?

L.A. Law actor Matthew Asnerwas born to his father Edward Asner (Eddie), and his mother Nancy Sykes. His father was also an American actor. Eddie was born on 15th November 1929 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Matthew Asner in a blue-green posing with his father in a light blue t-shirt.
Photo of Matthew Asner with his father (Source: [email protected])

Matthew's parents were married in 1959. However, they got separated in the year 1988. Later, Eddie married Carol Jean Vogelman.

Siblings of Asner

58, Asner has three siblings: two biological and one half-sibling. Kate Asner and Liza Asner are his siblings from the same mother while Charles Edward Vogelman is the half-sibling of The Bronx Zoo's actor.

Kate and Liza have also followed in their father's footsteps. Both of them are popular actresses. However, Charles's career has not been revealed yet. 

Matthew's Trivia 

Matthew has various identities. He is a good husband and the best dad to his children.

Apart from his film career, Asner is an autism activist too. After his son was diagnosed with autism in 2008, Matthew established himself as a director of Autism Speaks.

Net Worth of Matthew Asner

As per sources, Matthew Asner has a total net worth of $1 million. His career as a film director and actor has really paid him off. 

Moreover, Asner is living a happy and luxurious life in his house in California.

Who Is Matthew Asner's Wife?

Growing Pains actor Matthew Asner is married twice. In 1992, he tied the knot with his first wife, Jules Asner who is a screenwriter. However, things did not go right and they split up in 1996.

Matthew Asner in a floral print shirt and dark blue coat smiling with his wife n a white dress.
Photo of Matthew Asner with his wife (Source: [email protected])

After eighteen years of his first divorce, Asner wedded Navah Paskowitz in 2014. She is the founder of The Ed Asner Family Center.

Does Matthew Have a Child? 

Even though it has not been figured out how many children Matthew has. However, it is sure that he has a son who is a patient with autism.

The name and personal details of Asner's children are still behind the curtains.

Matthew's Awards & Achievements 

Asner was nominated for Warsaw International Film Festival in 2011. It was for a 2010 documentary, 100 Voices: A Journey Home.

However, he is yet to add any awards to his IMDb profile. We know that the creativity of a person is not always proved by an award. Matthew is also among the creators whose works are enough to prove him the best.

Asner's IMDb Profile

Asner has got an IMDb page with thirty-two credits as a producer, twenty-five as a director, ten credits as an actor, and ten credits as a writer. Thus, he is a multi-talented personage.

Additionally, his IMDb profile also contains his filmography, awards, trivia, and star sign.

Matthew Asner on Social Media

Asner is available online. He is followed by more than 1k followers on his Instagram account. More, he has nearly 1500 posts, however, his profile is still private.

Asner is also present on Twitter with more than 9.5k adherents. 

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