Edward Herrmann

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 75
Edward Kirk Herrmann was an American actor, director, writer, and comedian, best known for his portrayals of Franklin D. Roosevelt on television, Richard Gilmore in Gilmore Girls, a ubiquitous narrator for historical programs on The History Channel and in such PBS productions as Nova, and as a spokesman for Dodge automobiles in the 1990s.

Edward Kirk Herrmann was an American actor, director, writer, and comedian, best known for his portrayals of Franklin D. Roosevelt on television, Richard Gilmore in Gilmore Girls, a ubiquitous narrator for historical programs on The History Channel and in such PBS productions as Nova, and as a spokesman for Dodge automobiles in the 1990s.

Birth Name

Edward Kirk Herrmann

Born

Wednesday, 21 July 1943

Died

Wednesday, 31 December 2014

Actor Filmography

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Narrator 2015
The Town That Dreaded Sundown Reverend Cartwright 2014
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Franklin Roosevelt (voice) 2014
Black Box Dr. Reynaud 2014
The Wolf Of Wall Street Stratton Oakmont Commercial (voice) 2013
Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle President Franklin D. Roosevelt (voice) 2013
Are You Here Dr. Vincent 2013
Heaven's Door Nate Christensen 2012
Perception Jack Pierce 2012
Christmas Oranges Mr. Crampton 2012
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Actor Filmography

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Narrator 2015
The Town That Dreaded Sundown Reverend Cartwright 2014
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Franklin Roosevelt (voice) 2014
Black Box Dr. Reynaud 2014
The Wolf Of Wall Street Stratton Oakmont Commercial (voice) 2013
Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle President Franklin D. Roosevelt (voice) 2013
Are You Here Dr. Vincent 2013
Heaven's Door Nate Christensen 2012
Perception Jack Pierce 2012
Christmas Oranges Mr. Crampton 2012
Treasure Buddies Philip Wellington 2012
The Christmas Pageant Garrett Clark 2011
Redemption: For Robbing the Dead Governor Dawson 2011
A Christmas Wish Les McCallum 2011
Wonder Woman Senator Warren 2011
Bucky Larson: Born To Be A Star Jeremiah Larson 2011
Son Of Morning Thomas 2011
Harry's Law Judge Lester Babcock 2011
Better With You Judge 2010
The Good Wife Lionel Deerfield 2009
Drop Dead Diva Reverend Phillips 2009
The Six Wives Of Henry Lefay Goodenough 2009
The Skeptic Dr. Shepard (as Ed Herrmann) 2009
Hatching Pete Principal Fred Daly 2009
Columbus: The Lost Voyage Himself - Narrator 2007
The Revolution Himself - Narrator 2007
Titanic's Achilles Heel Narrator 2007
Sherman's March 2007
Banned from the Bible II Narrator (voice) 2007
I Think I Love My Wife Mr. Landis 2007
The States Narrator 2007
Factory Girl James Townsend 2006
Desperate Crossing - The True Story of the Mayflower Narrator 2006
30 Rock Walter 2006
Wedding Daze Lyle 2006
Relative Strangers Doug Clayton 2006
Titanic's Final Moments: Missing Pieces Narrator 2006
Ape to Man Narrator 2005
The Templar Code: Crusade of Secrecy Narrator 2005
How I Met Your Mother Reverend Robert Lowell 2005
Fdr: A Presidency Revealed Narrator (voice) 2005
Grey's Anatomy Dr. Norman Shales 2005
American Dad! Councilman, Old Man 2005
The French Revolution Narrator 2005
Beyond The Da Vinci Code Narrator 2005
The Aviator Joseph Breen 2004
Tom Goes to the Mayor Benjamin Kaplan 2004
Bereft Lloyd 2004
First Invasion: The War of 1812 Narrator 2004
UFO Files Narrator 2004
Welcome To Mooseport Avery Hightower 2004
Intolerable Cruelty Rex Rexroth 2003
TR: An American Lion Narrator 2003
Russia, Land of the Tsars Narrator 2003
The Emperor's Club Headmaster Woodbridge 2002
Founding Brothers Narrator (voice) 2002
Crossing Jordan Captain Thomas Malden 2001
The Shaft Milligan 2001
James Dean Raymond Massey 2001
The Cat's Meow W.R. Hearst 2001
The Face: Jesus in Art Narrator 2001
Double Take Charles Allsworth 2001
Founding Fathers Narrator 2000
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Mr. Vogel 2000
Gilmore Girls Richard Gilmore 2000
Vendetta D.A. Luzenberg 1999
Atomic Train The President 1999
Walking Across Egypt Rev. Vernon 1999
Frank Lloyd Wright Narrator (voice) 1998
Better Living Jack 1998
A Civil Action 1998
The Fifties Narrator (voice) 1997
Liberty! The American Revolution Narrator 1997
Critical Care Robert Payne 1997
Oz Harrison Beecher 1997
Pandora's Clock President 1997
The Practice Anderson Pearson 1997
Soul Of The Game Branch Rickey 1996
Nixon Nelson Rockefeller (as Ed Herrmann) 1995
Here Come the Munsters Herman Munster 1995
Richie Rich Richard Rich / Mr. Rich 1994
Don't Drink the Water Mr. Kilroy 1994
Foreign Student Zachary 'Zach' Gilmore 1994
Modern Marvels Narrator 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself 1993
My Boyfriend's Back Mr. Dingle 1993
Born Yesterday Ed Devery / Ed Deverey 1993
Homicide: Life on the Street Thomas Pandolfi 1993
Hero Mr. Broadman - Man Committing Suicide 1992
Fire in the Dark Robert 1991
Sweet Poison Henry 1991
Law & Order Drew Seely, Mr. Mosbeck, Frederic Matson 1990
Wings Y.M. Burg 1990
Screen One Ralph 1989
Hothouse Woods 1988
Big Business Graham Sherbourne 1988
Overboard Grant Stayton III 1987
The Lost Boys Max (as Ed Herrmann) 1987
The Man with One Red Shoe Brown 1985
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Dr. Maxwell Stoddard / Litton 1985
The Purple Rose of Cairo Henry 1985
Mrs. Soffel Warden Peter Soffel 1984
Memorial Day Ned Larwin 1983
St. Elsewhere Father Joseph McCabe, Priest 1982
Nature Narrator 1982
Annie FDR 1982
A Little Sex Tommy 1982
The Gift of Life Dr. Quinn 1982
Death Valley Paul Stanton 1982
The Electric Grandmother Father 1982
American Playhouse Alger Hiss, Headmaster 1981
Reds Max Eastman 1981
Harry's War Harry Johnson 1981
Freedom Road Stephen Holmes 1979
3 by Cheever Kip Lawton 1979
Portrait of a Stripper Frank Andrews 1979
The North Avenue Irregulars Michael Hill 1979
Take Down Ed Branish 1979
Brass Target Col. Walter Gilchrist 1978
The Betsy Dan Weyman 1978
A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story Lou Gehrig 1977
Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years Franklin D. Roosevelt 1977
Eleanor and Franklin Franklin Delano Roosevelt, age 20-50 1976
Working in the Theatre Self 1976
Beacon Hill Richard Palmer 1975
The Great Waldo Pepper Ezra Stiles 1975
The Great Gatsby Klipspringer 1974
Nova Narrator, Self / Narrator 1974
The Day of the Dolphin Mike 1973
The Paper Chase Thomas Craig Anderson 1973
M*A*S*H Capt. Steven J. Newsome 1972
Lady Liberty uncredited 1971
Great Performances Self 1971
Laughter in the Dark 1969
Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951
1999 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series Won
1987 Emmy Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series Nominated
1986 Emmy Outstanding Guest Performer in a Drama Series Nominated
1977 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama or Comedy Special Nominated
1976 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama or Comedy Special Nominated
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