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Edward Herrmann

  • - Edward Herrmann -- perhaps best known for playing Richard Gilmore on "Gilmore Girls" -- died this morning in a hospital in New York. He was 71. Herrmann's family tells TMZ he had been battling brain cancer and had been in ICU for the last 3 1/2 weeks. Ultimately, things did not improve and his family decided to take him off the respirator. Herrmann was married twice and and his second wife Star tells TMZ the actor leaves behind 3 children. Herrmann was on "Gilmore Girls" for its entire run and recently appeared in several episodes of "The Good Wife." He was also nominated for an emmy for his portrayal of Franklin D. Roosevelt in the '70's, was the head vampire in "The Lost Boys," and famously starred alongside Macaulay Culkin in "Richie Rich." Lauren Graham -- Herrmann's TV daughter -- tweeted, "My friend Ed Herrmann was the kindest, classiest, most talented man. It was an honor and a joy to know him, a devastating blow to lose him."
  • - Edward Herrmann will be in The Good Wife episode of October 19th, in the US.

  • - Edward Herrmann - you remember him from Overboard and Gilmore Girls, right?—gets literary with a reading of Thomas Hardy poems at the Center for Fiction on Monday 26. Free wine will keep even the most fidgety couples feeling cuddly. 17 E 47th St between Fifth and Madison Aves (212-755-6710, 6:30pm, free.

  • - Edward Herrmann has a new movie Wedding Dazeis but it's going straight-to-DVD, in the comedy Ed Portraying Isla Fisher's father. Reports are his performance "unfortunately falls flat, though through little fault of his own. It's just so hard to look at the distinguished and dignified performer making lowbrow genitalia jokes." this is a far cry from his roles in such classics as The Great Gatsby.

  • - Ed will be appearing in the new comedy Born to Be a Star co-written by Adam Sandler and Nick Swardson. The movie also staring Don Johnson is about a man who leaves his Iowa town for Hollywood after discovering that his parents were porn stars in the '70s, and that he wants to follow in their footsteps. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Johnson will play a down-and-out director who gives Swardson's character his big break. Christina Ricci costars as Swardson's naive girlfriend, while Stephen Dorff appears as an adult film star named Dick Shadow.

  • Ed Hermann was in the new episode of 30 Rock 10th January 2008.
  • Ask Ausiello - August 29, 2007
    Question: Have you heard anything about Edward Herrmann's character on Grey's Anatomy?- Siobhan
    Ausiello: I hear Grandpa Gilmore's playing the world's oldest intern. - Katiegg108@FanForum

  • - The Hollywood Reporter says that full details of Herrmann's role are being kept secret, but it is understood that he will play a doctor in at least three episodes. - hellojojo123@FanForum

  • - Edward Herrmann got himself a guest star role on 'Grey's Anatomy' this fall. - shinystar@FanForum