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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 Scarecrows (1988). 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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  General Electric Theater (TV Series) (progress reporter - 66 episodes, 1954 - 1962) (production executive - 2 episodes, 1958)
- The Hold-Out (1962) ... (progress reporter)
- One Is a Wanderer (1958) ... (progress reporter)
- The Young and Scared (1958) ... (progress reporter)
- Bold Loser (1958) ... (progress reporter)
- Ah There, Beau Brummel (1958) ... (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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