Edward Herrmann’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)


Death Date

December 31, 2014

Age of Death

71 years

Cause of Death

Brain Cancer


Movie Actor

The movie actor Edward Herrmann died at the age of 71 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Established actor well-known for his narration of several programs on The History Channel and his performance as Richard Gilmore in Gilmore Girls. He also starred in Eleanor and Franklin and narrated for NOVA. 

He was married to Leigh Curran from 1978 to 1986 and Star Hayner from 1993 to his death in 2014. He had a total of three children named Rory, Ryan and Emma.



“The French suffered such catastrophic losses in the First World War. It really was the end of them as a great world power, although they, quote, ‘won.'” (Edward Herrmann)


“Growing up as a kid in Detroit, way back, there was a movie station that would show old kinescope reproductions of old movies, and I remember seeing Bela Lugosi for the first time and being duly frightened out of my wits.” (Edward Herrmann)


“I thought cars were essential ingredients of life itself.” (Edward Herrmann)


“I like sunny stories. You know, my favorite girls in the ’50s were Debbie Reynolds, Doris Day, and Esther Williams.” (Edward Herrmann)


“How many times can you play an action character, or a quirky romantic? Every actor has to find his own way to make each character unique.” (Edward Herrmann)