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|image = Paris Asher.jpg
 
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|birthname = Asher Fleming
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|birthdate = 1943
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|romances = [[Paris Geller]] (ex-girlfriend)
 
|romances = [[Paris Geller]] (ex-girlfriend)
 
|family = Andrea (granddaughter)
 
|family = Andrea (granddaughter)
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|last = [[Luke Can See Her Face]]
 
|last = [[Luke Can See Her Face]]
 
|aka = Professor Fleming
 
|aka = Professor Fleming
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|friends = [[Richard Gilmore]]
 
|friends = [[Richard Gilmore]]
}}'''Asher Fleming''' is a recurring character on [[Season 4]] of WB drama [[Gilmore Girls]]. He is portrayed by [[Michael York]].
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|birthday = 1942|job = Tenured professor at [[Yale]]<br>Writer}}'''Asher Fleming''' is a recurring character on [[Season 4]] of WB drama [[Gilmore Girls]]. He is portrayed by [[Michael York]].
   
 
== Character ==
 
== Character ==
Asher 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.<ref>[[Ted Koppel's Big Night Out]]</ref> Despite the massive age difference, Paris and Asher had a serious relationship throughout Paris and [[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 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>
   
He dies of a heart attack two weeks before Rory and Paris' 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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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>
   
 
== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==

Revision as of 22:26, July 23, 2016

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.[7]

Notes and references

  1. Ted Koppel's Big Night Out
  2. The Nanny and the Professor
  3. Nag Hammadi Is Where They Found the Gnostic Gospels
  4. Luke Can See Her Face
  5. Written in the Stars
  6. Tippecanoe and Taylor, Too
  7. 7.0 7.1 Afterboom
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