Edward Herrmann Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 19 Jul, 2020
Facts of Edward Herrmann
Date of Birth: 1943 , July-21
Date of Death: 2014 , December-31
Age: 78 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch
Name Edward Hermann
Birth Name Edward Kirk Hermann
Father John Anthony Hermann
Mother Jean Eleanor
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Washington, D.C
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $10 Million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Married to Star Hermann
Children Ryen Herrmann and Emma Herrmann
Divorce Leigh Curran
Education London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
Awards Primetime Emmy Award
Movies Richie Rich, Nixon, The Aviator, The Town That Dreaded Sundown
TV Show Beacon Hill, The Practice, Nova, History's Lost & Found, Gilmore Girls
Died 31st December 2014
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Late American actor, director, and writer Edward Hermann is known for his role from the television series Gilmore Girls and the feature film The Lost Boys. He won a Primetime Emmy Awards for his role in the television series The Practice.   

Graduated From London Academy Of Music And Dramatic Art

Edward Hermann was born as Edward Kirk Hermann on 21st July 1943, in Washington, D.C, United States. 

He was the son of Jean Eleanor and John Anthony Hermann. He grew up in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. 

Hermann graduated from Bucknell University and then went to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art in London. 

Started His Career From The Theater

Edward Hermann started his career as an actor from the theater. For his work, he moved to New York City. He won his first Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for Drama Mrs. Warren's Profession.  

Edward Hermann at an event SOURCE: Getty Image

The Late actor made his debut in a feature film from the movie The Paper Chase in 1973. Two years later he started his work on television series Beacon Hill. The actor had many roles in feature films and television series but he gained his fame from the 1987 movie The Lost Boys.  

Edward won his first Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for portraying the role of Atty Pearson for TV series The Practice. The actor another notable work in the TV series Gilmore Girls from 2000 to 2007 along with Lauren Graham, Melissa McCarthy, and Keiko Arena.  

Net Worth Around $10 Million

Edward Hermann earned a good fortune from his work. According to celebrity net worth, he had $10 million net worth at the time of his death. 

The main source of his income is from his work as an actor in Hollywood movies and television series. He earned a six-digit figure at the peak time of his career. 

The actor was an automotive enthusiast and restored classic automobiles. He owned a classic 1929 Auburn 8-90 and a 1934 Alvis Speed 20 for which he paid a heavy chunk of money to own those classic beauties. 

Wife And Children

Edward Hermann was first married to actress and writer Leigh Curran on 9th September 1978. The couple lived together for more than a decade. But unfortunately, got divorced in 1991. 

Then he married actress Star Hermann in 1992. The pair was blessed with two children actress Ryen Hermann and Emma Herrmann. 

Edward Hermann along with his wife Star Herrmann SOURCE: Getty Image

Hermann and his wife were together at the last time of his breath.

Cause Of Death

Edward Hermann was suffering from Brain cancer. At that time, he was recording his narration for the documentary series. He thought that it is a good and important final performance. 

The actor was admitted to the hospital and passed away on 31st December 2014. He died in the same year Robin Williams died and they both were born on 21st July.