4 items from 2015
Herrmann succumbed to brain cancer on Wednesday at a hospital in New York.
Bledel played Rory, beloved granddaughter of Herrmann’s Richard Gilmore. She shared the following statement with TVLine:
Ed Herrmann was a wonderful actor and a kind man. He was endlessly knowledgeable about theater, TV and film, and would generously share his wisdom or tell stories from a long and rewarding career. I am grateful to him for that, and will miss him tremendously. He »
In the wake of Herrmann’s death on Wednesday from brain cancer, Sherman-Palladino shared with TVLine the surprising story that led to Herrmann’s against-all-odds casting, and the moment she came face-to-face with Richard Gilmore.
[Fyi: When an actor “reads” for a role, he is essentially auditioning.]
Fans of beloved Gilmore Girls grandfather Richard Gilmore were stunned and saddened to hear that actor Edward Herrmann had passed away at the age of 71 on Dec. 31 after battling brain cancer. Since the news broke, the late Emmy winner's on-screen family has publicly spoken about the tragic loss. Kelly Bishop, who played Richard's wife Emily Gilmore for all seven seasons of the small-town drama, released a statement to TVLine about the loss of her on-screen husband. "We, the Gilmore Girls family, are so terribly sad and [...] »
Edward Herrmann's TV family of seven years is missing him already. "My friend Ed Herrmann was the kindest, classiest, most talented man. It was an honor and a joy to know him, a devastating blow to lose him," Lauren Graham, who played daughter Lorelai Gilmore to his family patriarch Richard Gilmore on the fan-favorite Gilmore Girls, tweeted today upon hearing that Herrmann had died at 71 after battling brain cancer. Kelly Bishop, who played Herrmann's TV wife Emily Gilmore, said Wednesday that the Gilmore Girls family was "so terribly sad and somewhat stunned" by his passing. "We only learned about his illness a week or so ago," Bishop told TV Line. "I got a call »
4 items from 2015
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