Who is Cindy Gilmore?

Cindy Gilmore was born in 1936, in the USA; she holds American nationality and her ethnicity is White. She is a producer, known for her work on the 1992 movie “Sister Act” starring Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Najimy, and Maggie Smith. However, she is perhaps known best as the producer for the 1993 movie “Gypsy” starring Bette Midler, Cynthia Gibb, and Peter Riegert, as the movie had 18 award nominations and won two, including one Primetime Emmy, and Cindy was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Made for Television Movie, which she shares with five others executive producers.

Early life and education

Cindy prefers to keep her private life a secret, so hasn’t disclosed where or when exactly she was born; there is nothing known about her parents, or if she has any siblings.

It is known that she attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 1954, she enrolled at the University of California, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Technology, in 1958.

Love life and marriage with Ed Asner

As mentioned, Cindy prefers to keep her personal life away from the media’s attention, thus she hasn’t spoken about previous relationships, but she has a daughter Robin, whose father is unknown to the public. However, it is widely known about her marriage with the late actor, Ed Asner.

The two married in August 1998, and were often seen in public together, such as at the 8th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, and at the premiere of Ed’s movie “Elf”. Although it seemed that they are going well, Cindy and Ed separated in 2007. Cindy stated for “The Daily Mail” that the reason for the separation was irreconcilable differences.

Sometime in 2008, Ed stated that he would cut off Cindy’s alimony payments, because she wasn’t making any effort to support herself, however, in 2009 they reached some sort of financial settlement. Eight years after separation, Ed filed the divorce papers, and they were legally divorced in 2015; they didn’t have children together.

As of December 2021, Cindy seems to be single, she was married once, and has one child.

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Hobbies and other interests

Cindy has no social media profiles, and there is no information about her hobbies and interests, besides producing movies, although after producing the two mentioned movies, she has no other credits to her name.

Age, height, and net worth

Cindy is 85 years old, and has dyed blonde hair and brown eyes; she weighs around 154lbs (70kgs) and is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall.

As of December 2021, her net worth has been estimated at over $100,000.

Who is Ed Asner?

Edward ‘Ed’ Asner was born under the zodiac sign of Scorpio, on 15 November 1929, in Kansas City, Missouri USA; he held American nationality and his ethnicity was Ashkenazi Jewish.

He was an actor with over 400 credits to his name, perhaps known best for his role as Lou Grant in the ‘70s comedy drama series “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”, which had 82 award nominations and won 42, including 29 Primetime Emmys. Ed won four Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, for his performance as Lou Grant, and one Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, for the same role.

To a younger audience, he was perhaps known best as the voice actor behind the character of Carl Fredricksen in the 2009 animated movie “Up”.

This adventure comedy drama had 87 award nominations and won 79, including two Oscars for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score, and Best Animated Feature Film of the Year.

He attended Wyandotte High School, and upon matriculating in 1947, enrolled at the University of Chicago, where he studied journalism, but he dropped out. In 1951 he joined the US Army, Signal Corps and served until 1953.

Ed made his acting debut on television in 1957, in the series “Studio One”, followed by numerous roles in television series such as “The Untouchables”, “The Farmer’s Daughter”, and “Mod Squad”, among dozens of others.

In 1970, he was cast to play one of his most notable roles as Lou Grant, and seven years later, he reprised his role in the spin-off from “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”, entitled “Lou Grant”, which had 73 award nominations and won 27, including 13 Primetime Emmys; Ed won Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.

In the ’90s, Ed was cast to play Guy Bannister in the Oscar awarded “JFK” historical thriller drama, starring Kevin Costner, Jack Lemmon, and Gary Oldman; the movie had 43 award nominations and won 19, including two Oscars for Best Cinematography, and Best Film Editing.

During his acting career, Ed worked on numerous TV series and movies, the list is too long to enumerate, and also as a voice actor in several series and movies, such as “American Dad”, “When We Are Right”, “SpongeBob SquarePants”, “CarGo”, and “Frozen in Time” among others.

Ed had a total of 68 award nominations, and won 41, including seven Primetime Emmys; he also won two Gold Derby Awards Life Achievement Award (Performer), and Irvine International Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award.

His most recent role was as Popcorn Bud in the movie “A Fargo Christmas Story”, which was also his last role before he died at the age of 91, on 29 August 2021, in his home in Tarzana, a neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.

Ed was married twice – his first wife was Nancy Sykes; they married in 1959 and divorced in 1988, having had three children, twins Liza and Matthew, and daughter Kate. With his girlfriend, Carol Jean Vogelman he had a son, namely Charles. His second wife was Cindy Gilmore, with whom he has no children.

At the time of his death, Ed’s net worth was estimated at over $10 million.

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