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EDWARD HERRMANN boasts an impressive career that spans more than 30 years in the theatre, in films, and on television. His work on Broadway includes "Mrs. Warren's Profession,” for which he won a Tony Award; "The Philadelphia Story,” for which he earned a Tony nomination; "Plenty,” and "Love Letter.”

Herrmann's film roles include NIXON, RICHIE RICH, THE PURPLE ROSE OF CAIRO, A LITTLE SEX, THE GREAT GATSBY, ANNIE, REDS, THE GREAT WALDO PEPPER, THE DAY OF THE DOLPHIN, CRITICAL CARE, OVERBOARD, BIG BUSINESS, MRS. SOFFEL, TAKEDOWN, THE PAPER CHASE, DOUBLE TAKE, THE CAT'S MEOW, DOWN, THE EMPEROR'S CLUB, INTOLERABLE CRUELTY, WELCOME TO MOOSEPORT, and Martin Scorsese's THE AVIATOR with Leonardo DiCaprio. Soon to be released is RELATIVE STRANGERS, with Danny DeVito, and Herrmann has also wrapped principal photography on the independent films, THE SKEPTIC opposite Tim Daly and THE PLEASURE OF YOUR COMPANY opposite Isla Fisher and Jason Biggs, as well as FACTORY GIRL with Sienna Miller and Guy Pearce.

Herrmann can currently be seen on the critically acclaimed WB series, ‘The Gilmore Girls.” He also appeared in a six episode story arc on "The Practice” which earned him a 1999 Emmy Award. He also guest-starred in the 200th anniversary episode of "Law & Order” and in a recurring role on "Oz.” Herrmann received additional Emmy nominations for his work on "St. Elsewhere,” the movie "Concealed Enemies” and "Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years.”

A highlight of his television movie credits include "Atomic Train,” "Bendetta,” "Hallmark Hall of Fame's,” "St. Maybe,” "Pandora's Clock,” "Soul of Sentence,” "Fire in the Dar,” "Morrow,” "The Lawrenceville Stories,” "Electrical Grandmother,” "A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story” and "Last Act is a Solo.”

Herrmann frequently returns to the stage and recently finished performing a Neil Simon's new play, "The Dinner Party,” at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. He also performed at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in the play "Educating Rita” directed by Bruce Paltrow.

Herrmann also carries a full schedule of recording books on tape having recorded over 50 thus far, including the latest novel in Tom Clancy's Net Force series. In 1999, he was awarded an AUDIE Award for his work in the complete recording of the King James Bible.

Additionally, he serves as the narrator for the A& E Channel's "History Lost and Found” and the series "Founding Fathers.” He also continues his work as the announcer for the History Channel as well as hosting the series "The Ultimate Auto,” which has established Herrmann as a leading figure among automobile hobbyists. With six automobile restorations to his credit, Hermann is an active participant in rallies and car shows.

In 2001 Herrmann was honored by his alma mater, Bucknell University, for outstanding achievement in his chosen profession.


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