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'''[[File:Dpaphotos146490-rosamunde-pilcher.jpg|thumb]][[File:Paris_Asher.jpg|thumb]]Asher Flemming''' (portrayed by [[Michael York]]), was a [[Yale]] professor and author, who developed a romantic relationship with [[Paris Geller]]. The two met through [[Richard Gilmore]], because Asher and Richard went to school together. Despite the massive age difference, Paris and Asher had a serious relationship throughout Paris and [[Rory]]'s freshman year of Yale. He died of a heart attack two weeks before Rory and Paris' sophomore year of Yale begins. ([[5.03]]) He was teaching a Shakespeare class in Oxford when he had the heart attack. He left Paris an eighteenth-century printing press, which she briefly stored in the common room she shared with Rory.
 
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|name =
[[Category:Yale|Flemming, Asher]]
 
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|image = Paris Asher.jpg
[[Category:Characters|Flemming, Asher]]
 
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|birthday = 1942
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|aka = Professor Fleming
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|died = Summer 2004 (aged 62)
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|job = Tenured professor at [[Yale]]<br>Writer
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|romances = [[Paris Geller]] (ex-girlfriend)
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|friends = [[Richard Gilmore]]
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|family = Leonard (son), Andrea (granddaughter), Sarah (granddaughter)
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|actor = [[Michael York]]
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|seasons = [[Season 4]]
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|first = [[Ted Koppel's Big Night Out]]
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|last = [[Luke Can See Her Face]]
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|episodes = 4
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}}'''Asher Fleming''' is a recurring character on [[Season 4]] of WB drama [[Gilmore Girls]]. He is portrayed by [[Michael York]].
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== Character ==
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Asher is a [[Yale]] professor and author, who develops a romantic relationship with [[Paris Geller]]. The two meet through [[Richard Gilmore]], because Asher and Richard were classmates at [[Yale]].<ref>[[Ted Koppel's Big Night Out]]</ref> Despite the massive age difference, Paris and Asher had a serious relationship throughout Paris and [[Rory Gilmore|Rory]]'s freshman year of Yale.<ref>[[The Nanny and the Professor]]</ref><ref>[[Nag Hammadi Is Where They Found the Gnostic Gospels]]</ref><ref>[[Luke Can See Her Face]]</ref>
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Asher dies of a heart attack two weeks before Rory and Paris's sophomore year of Yale begins.<ref>[[Written in the Stars]]</ref> He was teaching a Shakespeare class in Oxford when he had the heart attack. He left Paris an eighteenth-century printing press, which she briefly stored in the common room she shared with Rory.<ref>[[Tippecanoe and Taylor, Too]]</ref>
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== Trivia ==
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* Asher dedicates his novel Jaglon (2004) to Paris, a 'wise, willful, wonderful woman'.<ref name=":0">[[Afterboom]]</ref>
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* [[Doyle McMaster|Doyle]] tells Rory that Asher is known for his string of affairs with the female students. 
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== Notes and references ==
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{{Reflist}}
 
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Revision as of 06:37, 21 July 2019

Asher Fleming is a recurring character on Season 4 of WB drama Gilmore Girls. He is portrayed by Michael York.

Character

Asher is a Yale professor and author, who develops a romantic relationship with Paris Geller. The two meet through Richard Gilmore, because Asher and Richard were classmates at Yale.[1] Despite the massive age difference, Paris and Asher had a serious relationship throughout Paris and Rory's freshman year of Yale.[2][3][4]

Asher dies of a heart attack two weeks before Rory and Paris's sophomore year of Yale begins.[5] He was teaching a Shakespeare class in Oxford when he had the heart attack. He left Paris an eighteenth-century printing press, which she briefly stored in the common room she shared with Rory.[6]

Trivia

  • Asher dedicates his novel Jaglon (2004) to Paris, a 'wise, willful, wonderful woman'.[7]
  • Doyle tells Rory that Asher is known for his string of affairs with the female students. 

Notes and references

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