Edward Herrmann

Edward Herrmann

  • Born on
    • July 21st, 1943
  • Died on
    • December 31st, 2014
Edward Kirk Herrmann (July 21, 1943 – December 31, 2014) 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.

Starring Edward Herrmann on Plex


Acting (62 Credits)

2014The Town That Dreaded Sundown as Reverend Cartwright
2014The Roosevelts: An Intimate History as Franklin Roosevelt (voice)
2013Are You Here as Dr. VincentWatch Free
2013The Wolf of Wall Street as Stratton Oakmont Commercial (voice)
2012Treasure Buddies as Philip Wellington
2012Heaven's Door as Nate ChristensenWatch Free
2012Price Check as Jack Bennington
2011A Christmas Wish as Les McCallum
2011The Christmas Pageant as Garrett Clark
2011Son of Morning as Thomas
2011Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star as Jeremiah Larson
2009The Skeptic as Shepard
2009The Six Wives of Henry Lefay as John GoodenoughWatch Free
2009Hatching Pete as The Principal
2007I Think I Love My Wife as Mr. Landis
2006Wedding Daze as Lyle
2006Relative Strangers as Doug ClaytonWatch Free
2006Factory Girl as James Townsend
2006The Ten Commandments as Narrator
2004The Aviator as Joseph Breen
2003Intolerable Cruelty as Rex Rexroth
2002The Emperor's Club as Headmaster Woodbridge
2001The Cat's Meow as W. R. Hearst
2001The Shaft as Milligan
2001Double Take as Charles Allsworth
2001James Dean as Raymond Massey
2000Gilmore Girls as Richard Gilmore
1999Walking Across Egypt as Reverend Vernon
1999Vendetta as D.A. Luzenberg
1999Atomic Train as The President
1997Critical Care as Robert Payne
1996Soul of the Game as Branch Rickey
1996Pandora's Clock as President
1995Here Come the Munsters as Herman Munster
1995The Face on the Milk Carton as Frank Jessmon
1995Nixon as Nelson Rockefeller
1994Richie Rich as Richard Rich
1994Don't Drink the Water as Mr. Kilroy
1993My Boyfriend's Back as Mr. Dingle
1993A Foreign Field as RalphWatch Free
1993Born Yesterday as Ed Deverey
1992Hero as Mr. Broadman - Man Committing Suicide
1988Big Business as Graham Sherbourne
1987Overboard as Grant Stayton III
1987The Lost Boys as Max
1985Compromising Positions as Bob Singer
1985The Man with One Red Shoe as Brown
1985The Purple Rose of Cairo as Henry
1984Mrs. Soffel as Warden Peter Soffel
1982The Electric Grandmother as Father
1982A Little Sex as Tommy Donovan
1982Annie as FDR
1982Death Valley as Paul Stanton
1981Reds as Max Eastman
1979The North Avenue Irregulars as Michael Hill
1979Freedom Road as Stephen HolmesWatch Free
1978Brass Target as Col. Walter Gilchrist
1978The Betsy as Dan Weyman
1975The Great Waldo Pepper as Ezra Stiles
1974The Great Gatsby as Klipspringer
1973The Paper Chase as Thomas Craig Anderson
1973The Day of the Dolphin as Mike

Himself (1 Credits)

1998Frank Lloyd Wright as Himself - Narrator (voice)


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