Edward Herrmann

21 Jul 1943


Edward Kirk Herrmann (born July 21, 1943) is an American television and film actor. He is best known for his Emmy-nominated portrayals of Franklin D. Roosevelt on television, and 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.


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Filmography (46 titles)

Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Reverend Cartwright)
(movie, 2013)
···The Wolf of Wall Street
Genre: Crime, Drama, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Stratton Oakmont Commercial (voice))
(movie, 2013)
···Are You Here
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Dr. Vincent)
(movie, 2012)
···Treasure Buddies
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Philip Wellington)
(movie, 2011)
···A Christmas Wish
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Les McCallum)
(movie, 2010)
···The Six Wives of Henry Lefay
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as John Goodenough)
(movie, 2009)
···The Skeptic
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr. Shepard)
(movie, 2007)
···I Think I Love My Wife
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mr. Landis)
(movie, 2006)
···Factory Girl
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as James Townsend)
(movie, 2006)
···The Pleasure of Your Company
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Lyle)
(movie, 2004)
7.8The Aviator
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Joseph Breen)
(movie, 2003)
···Intolerable Cruelty
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Rex Rexroth)
(movie, 2002)
···The Emperor's Club
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor
(movie, 2001)
···The Cat's Meow
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as W. R. Hearst)
(movie, 2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Milligan)
(movie, 1998)
···Saint Maybe
Genre: Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as Doug Bedloe)
(movie, 1996)
···A Season in Purgatory
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Dr. Shugrue)
(movie, 1996)
···Soul of the Game
Genre: Drama, Sport, History
Role: Actor (as Branch Rickey)
(movie, 1995)
···Here Come the Munsters
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Herman Munster)
(movie, 1995)
···The Face on the Milk Carton
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Frank Jessmon)
(movie, 1994)
···Ri¢hie Ri¢h
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Richard Rich)
(movie, 1994)
···Don't Drink the Water
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Mr. Kilroy)
(movie, 1993)
···My Boyfriend's Back
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mr. Dingle)
(movie, 1993)
···Born Yesterday
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Ed Devery)
(movie, 1988)
···Big Business
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Graham Sherbourne)
(movie, 1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Grant Stayton III)
(movie, 1987)
···The Lost Boys
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Role: Actor (as Max)
(movie, 1985)
···The Man with One Red Shoe
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Brown)
(movie, 1985)
···The Purple Rose of Cairo
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Henry)
(movie, 1985)
···Compromising Positions
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Bob Singer)
(movie, 1984)
···Mrs. Soffel
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Warden Peter Soffel)
(movie, 1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Family
Role: Actor (as FDR)
(movie, 1982)
···A Little Sex
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Tommy)
(movie, 1982)
···The Electric Grandmother
Genre: Science Fiction, Family
Role: Actor (as Father)
(movie, 1981)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Role: Actor (as Max Eastman)
(movie, 1981)
···Harry's War
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Harry Johnson)
(movie, 1979)
···Freedom Road
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Stephen Holms)
(movie, 1979)
···Portrait of a Stripper
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Frank Andrews)
(movie, 1979)
···The North Avenue Irregulars
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family
Role: Actor (as Michael Hill)
(movie, 1978)
···The Betsy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Dan Weyman)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Role: Actor (as Lou Gehrig)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Role: Actor (as Franklin D. Roosevelt)
(movie, 1975)
···The Great Waldo Pepper
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Role: Actor (as Ezra Stiles)
(movie, 1974)
···The Great Gatsby
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Klipspringer)
(movie, 1973)
···The Paper Chase
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Thomas Craig Anderson)