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Edward Herrmann ACTOR


Edward Herrmann was born on July 21st, 1943 in Washington, in the District of Columbia.  His parents were Jean Eleanor and John Anthony Herrmann.  He was raised in Michigan and after high school he earned a college degree from Bucknell University in 1965.  He then went on to study drama at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts on a scholarship.
Similar to many other actors starting out in the industry, he began with working as a stage actor.  Some of his early stage roles were in such productions as, "Moonchildren" and on Broadway in, "Mrs. Warren's Profession" for which he won a Tony award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play.
Other roles he soon added to his resume were on such television movies as, "Eleanor and Franklin" (1976) and "Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years" (1977).  He also appeared on such television series as, "The Practice", "St. Elsewhere", "Oz" and "The Gilmore Girls".
Along with television roles he also worked on a number of films such as, "Annie" (1982), "Here Come the Munsters" (1995), "The Great Waldo Pepper" (1973), "Paper Chase" (1973), "The Betsy" (1978), "Overboard" (1987), "The Purple Rose of Cairo" (1985) and "The Lost Boys" (1987).
He has also added a number of Dodge commercials to his resume doing voice over work as well as using his voice on a variety of audio books.  He is also the host of such shows as, "Automobiles" on the History Channel.
Some of his more recent roles have been in the television series, "Better With You" (2011), "Drop Dead Diva" (2011), "The Good Wife" (2010-2012) and the television movies, "A Christmas Wish" (2011) and "The Christmas Pageant" (2011).  Most recently he has done a video for, "Treasure Buddies". 
Throughout his lifetime he has married twice.  His first wife was Leigh Curran whom he wed in 1978 and they had three children before their marriage came to an end.  He then married Star Benson in 1992 and they have two children together and remain married today.  


2012 Treasure Buddies
2012 Price Check
2010-2012 The Good Wife 
2011 The Christmas Pageant
2011 A Christmas Wish 
2011 Drop Dead Diva 
2011 Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star 
2011 Better with You
2011 Son of Morning 
2011 Wonder Woman 
2011 For Robbing the Dead 
2010 The Surge: The Untold Story 
2009 Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Brian Stokes Mitchell and Edward Herrmann 
2009 The Six Wives of Henry Lefay 
2009 Hatching Pete
2009 The Skeptic 
1995-2009 Law & Order 
2008 30 Rock 
2007 Andrew Jackson
2007 Grey's Anatomy 
2000-2007 Gilmore Girls 
2007 I Think I Love My Wife
2006 Factory Girl 
2006 The Mayflower
2006 Wedding Daze
2006 Violent Earth: New England's Killer Hurricane
2006 Relative Strangers
2006 The Ten Commandments: Part 2 - The Laws of Man
2006 Eighty Acres of Hell 
2006 The Revolution 
2005 Bible Battles 
2005 UFO Files 
2005 Tom Goes to the Mayor 
2004 The Aviator
2004 Men of Valor
2004 Bereft
2004 First Invasion: The War of 1812
2004 Isaac's Storm
2004 Welcome to Mooseport
2003 Intolerable Cruelty
2003 Crossing Jordan 
2000-2003 Oz
2002 The Emperor's Club
1997-2001 The Practice
2001 James Dean
2001 The Cat's Meow
2001 Down
2001 Double Take
1999 Walking Across Egypt 
1999 Vendetta 
1999 Atomic Train 
1998 A Civil Action 
1998 Saint Maybe 
1998 Better Living 
1997 Liberty! The American Revolution 
1997 Critical Care
1997 Biography 
1996 Pandora's Clock 
1996 Homicide: Life on the Street 
1996 What Love Sees 
1996 A Season in Purgatory 
1996 Soul of the Game 
1995 Nixon
1995 Wings 
1995 Here Come the Munsters 
1995 The Face on the Milk Carton
1994 Ri¢hie Ri¢h 
1994 Don't Drink the Water 
1994 Foreign Student 
1993 Screen One 
1993 My Boyfriend's Back 
1993 Born Yesterday 
1992 Hero 
1991 Fire in the Dark 
1991 Sweet Poison 
1991 The General Motors Playwrights Theater
1990 So Proudly We Hail
1988 Hothouse 
1988 Big Business
1987 Overboard
1987 The Lost Boys
1987 Alfred Hitchcock Presents 
1984-1987 American Playhouse
1984-1986 St. Elsewhere 
1986 The Lawrenceville Stories
1986 Murrow
1985 Compromising Positions 
1985 The Man with One Red Shoe
1985 The Purple Rose of Cairo 
1984 Mrs. Soffel 
1983 Memorial Day
1982 Annie
1982 A Little Sex
1982 The Gift of Life
1982 Death Valley 
1982 The Electric Grandmother
1982 Freedom to Speak
1981 Reds 
1981 Dear Liar
1981 The Private History of a Campaign That Failed
1981 Harry's War
1980 M*A*S*H 
1979 3 by Cheever: O Youth and Beauty! 
1979 Freedom Road 
1979 3 by Cheever: The Sorrows of Gin 
1979 Portrait of a Stripper
1979 The North Avenue Irregulars 
1979 Take Down
1978 Brass Target 
1978 The Betsy 
1978 A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story
1977 Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years 
1976 Eleanor and Franklin 
1975 Valley Forge 
1975 Beacon Hill 
1975 The Great Waldo Pepper 
1974 The Great Gatsby 
1973 The Day of the Dolphin 
1973 The Paper Chase 
1971 Lady Liberty

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