Edward Herrmann

American Actor Edward Herrmann

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Edward Kirk Herrmann, born July 21, 1943, in Washington, D.C., was an American television and film actor. He is best known for his Emmy-nominated portrayals of Franklin D. Roosevelt on television, to younger generations for his role as Richard Gilmore in Gilmore Girls, as a ubiquitous narrator for historical programs on the History Channel, and as the spokesperson for Dodge automobiles in the 1990s.

Hermann died from brain cancer, Wednesday, December 31, 2014, in a hospital in New York City.

Birth Date
Age 71
Washington, D.C., U.S.
  • Actor
Film Industry

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Year Movie Country Role Credit Ratings
2002 The Emperor's Club United States Headmaster Woodbridge Actor 0.00
1985 The Purple Rose of Cairo United States Henry Actor 0.00
1981 Reds United States Max Eastman Actor 0.00

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