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Edward Herrmann

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.

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Jul 21, 1943 In Washington, D.C., U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Paper Chase 1973-10-16
Latest Project:
Movie The Town that Dreaded Sundown 2014-10-16
Known For
Movie The Town that Dreaded Sundown Reverend Cartwright 2014-10-16
Movie Are You Here Dr. Vincent 2013-09-07
Movie Ο Λύκος Της Wall Street Stratton Oakmont Commercial (voice) 2013-12-25
Movie Redemption: For Robbing the Dead Governor Dawson 2011-10-16
Movie The Six Wives of Henry Lefay John Goodenough 2009-01-01
Movie I Think I Love My Wife Mr. Landis 2007-03-16
Series The Revolution 2007-07-04
Movie Columbus The Lost Voyage Narrator 2007-10-08
Movie Γάμος... Εξπρές! Lyle 2006-09-09
Movie Γυναίκα Είδωλο James Townsend 2006-12-29
Movie Ιπτάμενος Κροίσος Joseph Breen 2004-12-17
Movie Αβάσταχτη Γοητεία Rex Rexroth 2003-09-02
Movie Η Λέσχη των Αυτοκρατόρων Headmaster Woodbridge 2002-11-22
Movie Down Milligan 2001-05-11
Movie James Dean Raymond Massey 2001-08-04
Series Gilmore Girls Richard Gilmore 2000-10-05
Series Liberty!: The American Revolution 1997-11-23
Movie What Love Sees Morton Treadway 1996-09-22
Movie Nixon Nelson Rockefeller 1995-12-22
Movie Here Come the Munsters Herman Munster 1995-01-11
Movie Ri¢hie Ri¢h Richard Rich 1994-12-19
Movie Hero Mr. Broadman - Man Committing Suicide 1992-10-02
Movie Big Business Graham Sherbourne 1988-06-10
Movie Γυναίκα Στη Θάλασσα Grant Stayton III 1987-12-16
Movie Τα Παιδιά της Νύχτας Max 1987-07-31
Movie The Man with One Red Shoe Brown 1985-07-18
Series American Playhouse Alger Hiss / ... 1982-01-12
Movie Annie FDR 1982-06-18
Movie Death Valley Paul Stanton 1982-05-07
Movie A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story Lou Gehrig 1978-01-15
Movie Brass Target Col. Walter Gilchrist 1978-12-22
Movie Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years Franklin D. Roosevelt 1977-03-13
Movie The Great Waldo Pepper Ezra Stiles 1975-03-13
Movie Ο Υπέροχος Γκάτσμπι Klipspringer 1974-03-27
Movie The Great Gatsby Klipspringer 1974-03-29
Movie The Paper Chase Thomas Craig Anderson 1973-10-16