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Don Herbert (II) (1917–2007)

Don Herbert was born on July 10, 1917 in Waconia, Minnesota, USA as Donald Jeffrey Herbert. He is known for his work on General Electric Theater (1953), Mr. Wizard's World (1983) and Laserdisc: How It Works (1980). He was married to Norma Kasell and Maraleita Dutton. He died on June 12, 2007 in Bell Canyon, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

General Electric Theater
General Electric Theater Miscellaneous Crew
(1954-1962)
Mr. Wizard's World
Mr. Wizard's World Mr. Wizard
(1983)
Laserdisc: How It Works
(1980)
Scarecrows
Scarecrows Radio Newscast
(1988)

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  General Electric Theater (TV Series) (progress reporter - 108 episodes, 1954 - 1962) (production executive - 5 episodes, 1958 - 1960)
- The Hold-Out (1962) ... (progress reporter)
- The Graduation Dress (1960) ... (progress reporter)
- The Man Who Thought for Himself (1960) ... (progress reporter)
- Don't You Remember? (1960) ... (progress reporter)
- Aftermath (1960) ... (progress reporter)
  Mr. Wizard (TV Series) (planner - 5 episodes) (conceived by - 1 episode)
- Sticks and Stones ... (conceived by)
- Six Kinds of Electricity ... (planner)
- Puzzles in Geometry ... (planner)
- Musical Instruments ... (planner)
- How Animals Move ... (planner)
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Don 'Mr. Wizard' Herbert
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Graduated from LaCrosse State Teacher's College in LaCrosse, WI in 1940; obtained degrees in English and General Science. See more »

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