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Remembering Edward Herrmann: Gilmore Girls Creator Recalls the 'Audition' That Changed Everything

1 January 2015 9:51 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Edward Herrmann was Amy Sherman-Palladino’s first choice to play Lauren Graham’s TV dad, but the Gilmore Girls creator knew she faced an uphill battle landing the Emmy- and Tony-winning acting vet.

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.]

When we were casting the part of Richard on Gilmore Girls, we all sat around saying, ‘If we could only get Ed Herrmann.’ So we sent the script to his agent who »

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