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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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  General Electric Theater (TV Series) (progress reporter - 97 episodes, 1954 - 1962) (production executive - 5 episodes, 1958 - 1960)
- The Hold-Out (1962) ... (progress reporter)
- They Like Me Fine (1960) ... (progress reporter)
- Lear vs. the Committeeman (1960) ... (progress reporter)
- R.S.V.P. (1960) ... (progress reporter)
- Sarah's Laughter (1960) ... (production executive)
  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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