Edward Herrmann was born in Washington, D.C., on July 21, 1943. He has been acting for more than thirty years. Throughout his career Herrmann has performed on Broadway, in feature films, on television, and has recorded over fifty books on tape, including The King James Bible. He has…more
In 2007, When "Gilmore Girls" was cancelled, Edward was never informed of this, and only found out when a woman at a coffee shop came up to him and said: "Hey, I'm sorry your show was cancelled, I loved it". Ed Responded by saying: "It Is?".
Edward is like his character Richard on the Gilmore Girls for the fact that someone in his family shares the same name as a character on the show. In the show his grandaughters nickname is Rory and in real life his son is named Rory.
Edward was the Narrator of the show Violent Earth: New England's Killer Hurricane that is on the History Channel.
Edward played Grant Stayton the third in the movie Overboard .
Active participant in car shows and rallies, becoming a leading figure among automobile enthusiasts.
In 1999, Edward was awarded the AUDIE award for his work in the complete recording of the King James Bible.
Has appeared in several successful movies such as The Aviator, The Emperor's Club, and Nixon.
Edward's career spans 3 decades.
Edward was recently honored by his alma mater for outstanding achievement in his profession.
Has recorded several audiobooks including As Time Goes By, John Adams, and MacArthur's War.
Edward is the MC for the Pebble Beach Concours D'Elegance every August.
Is known for his uncanny portrayal of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in "Eleanor and Franklin".
Went to London's Academy of Music and Dramatic Art on a Fulbright scholarship.
Won an Emmy in 1999 for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for playing Anderson Pearson on The Practice.
First starring role on television was Richard Gilmore on Gilmore Girls.
Was the voice behind the 1998 Rayovac Battery commercials.
Supplies the voice for U.S. radio announcements from the Salvation Army.
Edward is 6'5" tall.
The year Edward won his Tony award, Kelly Bishop, who plays his wife on Gilmore Girls, also won an award.
Edward won a Tony for his role in "Mrs. Warren's Profession."
Has done the voice over for several Dodge commercials.
Edward grew up in Detroit but studied drama overseas at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
Has a large collection of classic cars and loves to restore them.
At Bucknell University, Edward was a member of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.
Edward is a graduate of Bucknell University.
Edward Herrmann: I love the spoken word. I love hearing it. The way the words can seduce you.