Ed Asner released from hospital, shows canceled

The "Lou Grant" actor was diagnosed with exhaustion


Prachi Gupta
March 14, 2013 9:52PM (UTC)

Ed Asner, the 83-year-old actor best known for his roles in "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and its spinoff "Lou Grant," has been released from a Chicago hospital, reports the Associated Press. Asner was originally hospitalized due to exhaustion on Tuesday night, when he was taken off the stage during a performance in Gary, Ind.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is reporting that Asner's local performance of his one-man show, "FDR," has been canceled tonight, and the AP reports that additional performances in the national tour may be postponed as Asner recovers.

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He is currently headed home to Los Angeles, says publicist Charles Sherman.

 


Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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