Who is Nancy Sykes? Wiki, Biography, Age, Husband, Children

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Nancy Sykes was best known for being the first wife of an American actor and a president of the Screen Actors Guild, Ed Asner. Ed Asner, who has died on August 29, 2021, at age 91 in Los Angeles, California, married Nancy in 1959, and the two divorced in 1988.


Nancy Sykes age is unclear yet. Her ex-husband, Ed Asner, was born on November 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 family confirmed his death via Twitter.

Nancy Sykes & Ed Asner

Asner’s first wife was Nancy Sykes. The two were married from 1959 to 1988 and had three children: twins Matthew and Liza and Kate. In 1987, he had a son named Charles with Carol Jean Vogelman.

Ed Asner started dating producer Cindy Gilmore in 1991. They got married on August 2, 1998. Asner filed for divorce in 2015 after Gilmore had filed for legal separation on November 7, 2007. Ed tried to cut off her temporary spousal support the year after they separated, saying she was making no effort to become self-supporting.

According to divorce docs obtained by TMZ, they reached some financial settlement in 2009, but years passed, and no one filed for the big D. It is not clear what prompted Asner to make a move, but clearly, he did not want death to be the factor that parts them.

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.

Ed Asner Death & Cause

Ed Asner passed away peacefully Sunday morning, August 29, 2021, surrounded by family. He was 91.

The family released a statement on his Twitter, which read, “We are sorry to say that our beloved patriarch passed away this morning peacefully. Words cannot express the sadness we feel. With a kiss on your head- Goodnight dad. We love you.” The statement did not confirm the cause of death.

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