FACTOID # 23: Wisconsin has more metal fabricators per capita than any other state.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Edward Herrmann

Edward Herrmann (born July 21, 1943) is an American television and film actor. July 21 is the 202nd day (203rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 163 days remaining. ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ... Film is a term that encompasses motion pictures as individual projects, as well as the field in general. ...

Contents

Biography

Early life

Herrmann was born in Washington, D.C. to Jean Eleanor and John Anthony Herrmann; he has German ancestry on his father's side.[1] Herrmann graduated from Bucknell University in 1965, where he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity, and studied acting at the ([2]) London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (1968 - 1969) on a Fulbright Fellowship. Nickname: DC, The District Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., in relation to the states Maryland and Virginia. ... Bucknell University is a highly competitive private university located along the Susquehanna River in the rolling countryside of Central Pennsylvania in the town of Lewisburg, 60 miles (97 km) north of Harrisburg. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Phi Kappa Psi (ΦΚΨ, Phi Psi) is a U.S. national college fraternity. ... Main LAMDA building on Talgarth Road The MacOwan Theatre The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), founded 1861, is a leading British drama school in west London. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... The Fulbright Program is program of educational grants (Fulbright Fellowships) sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State. ...


Career

Herrmann is well known for his uncanny portrayal of American president Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Eleanor and Franklin (1976, TV), the made-for-TV movie Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (1977), and the first feature film adaptation of the Broadway musical Annie (1982). Herrmann's acting career spans thirty-two years and has earned him both an Emmy in 1999 for his guest appearances on The Practice and a Tony Award in 1976, for his performance in Mrs. Warren's Profession. He was also nominated for Emmys in 1986 and 1987 for his guest-starring role as Father Joseph McCabe on St. Elsewhere. Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882–April 12, 1945), 32nd President of the United States, the longest-serving holder of the office and the only man to be elected President more than twice, was one of the central figures of 20th century history. ... A television movie (also TV movie, TV-movie, made-for-TV movie, etc. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... Annie is a musical based upon the popular Harold Gray comic strip Little Orphan Annie. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... An Emmy Award. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Old Farts by the Sometimes-United Nations. ... The Practice was a long-running (March 4, 1997 - May 16, 2004) ABC legal drama created by David E. Kelley centering on the partners and associates at a Boston, Massachusetts law firm. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... St. ...


Herrmann is also known for his voluminous "voice work" for The History Channel, various PBS specials, and has been the "Voice of Dodge" for twelve years. For the Canadian equivalent of this channel, see History Television. ... PBS re-directs here; for alternate uses see PBS (disambiguation) PBS logo The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is a non-profit public broadcasting television service with 349 member TV stations in the United States. ... Dodge is a brand name of automobiles and light to heavy-duty trucks. ...


Herrmann is a well-known automotive enthusiast and restores classic motor cars. He is the MC for the Pebble Beach Concours D'Elegance every August. He hosts the television show "Automobile" on The History Channel. He currently portrays Richard Gilmore on the CW's Gilmore Girls. For the Canadian equivalent of this channel, see History Television. ... Richard Gilmore portrayed by Edward Herrmann is the father of Lorelai Gilmore, grandfather of Rory Gilmore and husband of Emily Gilmore on Gilmore Girls. ... Gilmore Girls is an hour-long American television drama/comedy that has aired since 2000. ...


Personal life

On September 9, 1978, Herrmann married Leigh Curran, an American actress and writer. They are now divorced. He is a graduate of Bucknell University, in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. His daughter Ryan has also done some acting. September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Leigh Curran (formerly Leigh Curran Griggs) is an American actress and writer. ... Lewisburg is a borough in Union County, Pennsylvania, 30 miles (48 km) south by east of Williamsport and 60 miles (97 km) north of Harrisburg. ...


Herrmann currently lives in Salisbury, Connecticut. Salisbury is a town located in Litchfield County, Connecticut. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Select filmography

The Paper Chase was a 1970 novel, as well as a 1973 movie based on the novel and a television series based on the movie. ... The Day of the Dolphin is a science fiction, thriller film released in 1973. ... The Great Gatsby is a novel by the American author F. Scott Fitzgerald. ... The Great Waldo Pepper is a 1975 film in which a biplane pilot who had missed flying in WWI takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed, eventually getting a chance to prove himself in a film depicting the dog fights... The Betsy is a 1978 film starring Laurence Olivier and Tommy Lee Jones. ... The North Avenue Irregulars is a 1979 Disney film starring Albert Fay Hill and Don Tait. ... M*A*S*H is an American medical drama/black comedy produced by 20th Century Fox for CBS. M*A*S*H was created by Larry Gelbart, inspired by the 1961 novel Catch 22, the 1968 Richard Hooker novel MASH, and the 1970 film of the same name. ... See also Cincinnati Reds Reds is a 1981 movie starring Warren Beatty and Diane Keaton. ... St. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Annie is a musical based upon the popular Harold Gray comic strip Little Orphan Annie. ... The Purple Rose of Cairo is a 1985 film written and directed by Woody Allen. ... The Lost Boys is a 1987 American horror film about young Californians who must fight a gang of teenage vampires. ... Overboard is a movie starring Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell that was released in the Summer of 1987. ... Born Yesterday is a 1993 remake of the 1950 film based on Born Yesterday, a play by Garson Kanin. ... A Foreign Field (1993) is a motion picture about British and American World War II veterans returning to the beaches of Normandy as old men. ... The cover of Richie Rich #73. ... Law & Order is an American television police procedural and legal drama set in New York City. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Practice was a long-running (March 4, 1997 - May 16, 2004) ABC legal drama created by David E. Kelley centering on the partners and associates at a Boston, Massachusetts law firm. ... Gilmore Girls is an hour-long American television drama/comedy that has aired since 2000. ... The Cats Meow is a 2001 American film released in 2002. ... The Emperors Club is a 2002 film that tells the story of a prep school teacher and his students. ... Intolerable Cruelty is a darkly humorous romantic comedy film from Joel and Ethan Coen for Universal released in 2003, starring George Clooney and Catherine Zeta-Jones. ... The Aviator is an Academy Award-winning 2004 biographical drama film, directed by Martin Scorsese. ...

External links

  • Herrmann Headquarters

  Results from FactBites:
 
Edward Herrmann - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (130 words)
Edward Herrmann, (born July 21, 1943 in Washington, D.C.), is one of the most recognizable character actors in American television and movies.
Herrmann is also known for his voluminous "voice work" for The History Channel, various PBS specials, and has been the "Voice of Dodge" for twelve years.
Herrmann graduated from Bucknell University in 1965 and studied acting at London's Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (1968 - 1969) on a Fulbright Fellowship.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m