12/12/2012 02:41 pm ET

20 Minutes With Ed Asner: ‘Mary Tyler Moore' Star on Broadway, TV, and Politics

At 83, a lot of people might call a round of golf and a cocktail hour a full schedule. Not Ed Asner. The actor, best known for “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” is on Broadway eight times a week through Jan. 6, starring in the play “Grace” alongside Paul Rudd, Michael Shannon, and Kate Arrington. His secret for keeping up with the young’ns?

“Naps,” he told, laughing. “I’m only in two out of seven scenes. The other bozos carry it for the rest of the play.”

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