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Edward Herrmann

Edward Herrmann

Date of Birth: Jul 21, 1943

Country: USA

Biography: Edward Kirk Herrmann (born July 21, 1943) is an American television and film actor. He is best known for his Emmy-nominated portrayals of Franklin D. Roosevelt on television, and to younger generations for his role as Richard Gilmore in Gilmore Girls, as an ubiquitous narrator for historical programs on the History Channel, and as the spokesperson for Dodge automobiles in the 1990s...(Wikipedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 68 (Actor)

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    Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies (2015)
    Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Siddhartha Mukherjee, this three-part series tells the complete story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the gleaming laboratories of modern research institutions. At six hours, the film interweaves a sweeping historical narrative; with intimate stories about contemporary patients; and an investigation into the latest scientific breakthroughs that may have brought us, at long last, to the brink of lasting cures.
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    Coach of the Year (2015)
    A swim team tries to win a state championship - without a pool to practice in.
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    The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)
    65 years after a masked serial killer terrorized the small town of Texarkana, the so-called 'moonlight murders' begin again. Is it a copycat or something even more sinister? A lonely high school girl, with dark secrets of her own, may be the key to catching him. (imdb)
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    The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (2014)
    A documentary that weaves together the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics. (imdb)
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    Price Check (2012)
    PETE COZY is having trouble resolving a happy marriage and family life with rising debt and a job he hates. When his new boss, SUSAN, a human dynamo, shows up, Pete is pulled into the maelstrom that is her life and made to work harder than he ever has before. Suddenly, money and opportunities come his way, but at what price? (imdb)
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    Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (2011)
    A kid from the Midwest moves out to Hollywood in order to follow in his parents footsteps -- and become a porn star.
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    Wonder Woman (2011)
    It's the modern day, and being Wonder Woman is complicated. Diana is leading a triple life - running a large corporation out of costume and fighting crime in costume in one identity. (imdb)
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    A Christmas Wish (2011)
    Abandoned by her ne'er-do-well husband, who took all their cash and left her homeless and virtually destitute with her two daughters and stepson. Martha leaves town in hopes of finding a job and a place to stay, she finally finds a job at a sleepy rural diner, formerly famous for its home-made root beer. But with her car broken down and the bills piling up, it looks like it's going to be a bleak Christmas for the Evans family.
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    The Skeptic (2009)
    A tormented man's reluctant search for greater meaning in his life
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    Hatching Pete (2009)
    Unable to carry on the family tradition of being the High School mascot due to the fact that he's allergic to the costume, Cleatus Poole quietly recruits his best friend Pete for the job. Reluctantly agreeing with the strict understanding that their pact will remain a secret, Pete dons the Chicken costume and goes to work. At first, painfully shy Pete isn't sure he's up to the task, but before long he's got the whole school cheering. (All Movie Guide)
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    I Think I Love My Wife (2007)
    A sophisticated comedy about marriage and the temptation of new love. (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
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    Wedding Daze (2006)
    THE NEXT GIRL I SEE is a comedy that shows us that love has nothing to do with perfection. After losing the woman of his dreams, Anderson is convinced he'll never fall in love again. But at the urging of his best friend, he spontaneously proposes to a dissatisfied waitress named Katie and an innocent dare evolves into the kind of love that both have been looking for all along. (imdb)
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    Factory Girl (2006)
    Factory Girl imaginatively unfolds the comet-like rise and fall of 60s "it girl" Edie Sedgwick (Miller), the blazing superstar who came to define both the glamour and the tragedy of our celebrity-obsessed culture. (The Weinstein Company)
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    Relative Strangers (2006)
    On a mission to locate his biological parents, a tightly wound professional (Livingston) is befuddled to find that the couple who conceived him aren't exactly upper-class. (imdb)
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    The French Revolution (2005)
    Full-length made-for-tv documentary of the retelling of the French Revolution.
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    FDR: A Presidency Revealed (2005)
    Documentary chronicling FDR's presidency.
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    Ape to Man (2005)
    Ape to Man (2005) - Direct-to-Video
    The history of the search for the "missing link" in evolution is told through reenactments and interviews with leading scientists. (imdb)
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    Russia, Land of the Tsars (2003)
    Trace the history of Russian imperialism (which ended with the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution and Czar Nicholas II's murder) via footage from historic sites and museums and insightful commentary from some of the foremost scholars on Russian history. (netflix)
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    Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
    A romantic comedy about a man who wins in court and a woman who courts to win.
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    The Emperor
    William Hundert is a passionate and principled Classics professor who finds his tightly-controlled world shaken and inexorably altered when a new student, Sedgewick Bell, walks into his classroom. What begins as a fierce battle of wills gives way to a close student-teacher relationship, but results in a life lesson for Hundert that will still haunt him a quarter of a century later. (imdb)
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    The Shaft (2001)
    When the express elevators in the Millennium Building, one of New York's most famous landmarks, start to malfunction and behave in erratic ways, elevator mechanic Mark Newman is sent out to find the cause of the problems. (imdb)
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    James Dean (2001)
    James Dean (2001) - TV Movie
    The man behind the legend and a knowing look at the 1950's Hollywood are revealed in this dynamic bioepic of the meteoric star whose troubled life echoed his gut-grabbing performances in East of Eden, Rebel Without A Cause and Giant.
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    Horror in the East (2001)
    An examination of atrocities and depredations committed by Imperial Japanese military forces, from 1931 to 1945. (imdb)
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    Double Take (2001)
    This high-octane action/comedy finds successful New York investment banker Daryl Chase (Jones) suddenly on the run and having to switch identities with low-life petty thief Freddy Tiffany (Griffin). (Touchstone Pictures)
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    The Cat
    An extraordinary look at a fateful excursion of "fun and frolic" aboard William Randolph Hearst's private yacht in November of 1924 that brought together some of the century's best known personalities and resulted in a still-unsolved, hushed-up killing. (Lions Gate Films)
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    Gilmore Girls (2000)
    Lorelai Gilmore, a fiercely independent single mom raises gifted, Ivy League-bound daughter, Rory, amid a continual stream of quick-witted repartee. (Netflix)
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    Walking Across Egypt (1999)
    An elderly widow befriends an orphaned juvenile delinquent. (imdb)
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    Frank Lloyd Wright (1998)
    Frank Lloyd Wright (1998) - TV Mini-Series
    A biography of the life and work of the American architect. (imdb)
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    Better Living (1998)
    A comedy about families, the elements that bind them together, and about hope in the face of hardship. (Goldheart Pictures)
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    Critical Care (1997)
    Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters (imdb)
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    Soul of the Game (1996)
    Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson are the greatest players in the Colored leagues, and everyone expects that one of them will make the leap to the Major Leagues, now that there is talk of integration. But, unexpectedly, it's the rookie with the army record, Jackie Robinson, that gets tapped to be the first.
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    Here Come the Munsters (1995)
    The Munsters come to America to search for Herman's brother-in-law Norman Hyde, only to find out that he has turned himself into Brent Jekyll, who is running for congress, and Grandpa must make a formula to change Norman back. (imdb)
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    Richie Rich (1994)
    The richest kid in the world, Richie Rich, has everything he wants, except companionship. (imdb)
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    Foreign Student (1994)
    A French football playing exchange student falls in love. (imdb)
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    Don
    Somewhere behind the early 1960s cold-war iron curtain, the Hollander family cause an international spying incident when Walter photographs a sunset in a sensitive region. In order to stay out of jail, the Hollanders take refuge in the American Embassy, which is temporarily being run by the absent Ambassador's diplomatically incompetent son, Axel. (imdb)
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    My Boyfriend
    Missy McCloud is the most beautiful girl in school and Johnny Dingo has been in love with her for years. One night, Johnny is killed trying to win her over, and soon he comes back from the dead, and wins Missy's heart. (imdb)
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    Born Yesterday (1993)
    A businessman shows up in Washington to lobby agendas that are friendly to his construction plans. His ditsy ex-showgirl bimbo proves to be an embarrassment in social situations, so he hires a reporter to teach her how to appear more intelligent. Soon it becomes apparent to the reporter that she isn't so stupid after all, and things become more complicated as she begins questioning the papers her sugar daddy keeps getting her to sign, and the reporter begins falling in love with her. (imdb)
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    Hero (1992)
    A not-so-nice man rescues passengers from a crashed airliner, only to see someone else take credit. (imdb)
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    Sweet Poison (1991)
    A convict on the run from the law kidnaps a couple who are on their way to a funeral. He finds that he got more than he bargained for when he realizes the man's sexy wife is falling for him. (imdb)
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    Big Business (1988)
    In the 1940s in the small town of Jupiter Hollow, two sets of identical twins are born in the same hospital on the same night. One set to a poor local family and the other to a rich family just passing through. The dizzy nurse on duty accidentally mixes the twins unbeknown to the parents. Our story flashes forward to the 1980s where the mismatched sets of twins are about to cross paths following a big business deal to closedown the Jupiter Hollow factory. (imdb)
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    The Lost Boys (1987)
    After moving to a new town, two brothers are convinced that the area is frequented by vampires. (imdb)
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    Overboard (1987)
    Rich bitch Joanna hires country carpenter Dean to build a closet on her yacht. When the two don't see eye-to-eye, Dean is left unpaid while Joanna sets sail. (imdb)
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    The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
    In 1930s New Jersey, a movie character walks off the screen and into the real world.
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    The Man with One Red Shoe (1985)
    A man picked randomly out of a crowd is made the target of CIA survelliance and pursuit. (imdb)
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    Compromising Positions (1985)
    An ex-newspaper woman who is now a suburban housewife can't resist getting involved in an investigation of the murder of a philandering dentist who had been having affairs with several of her neighbors. (imdb)
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    Mrs. Soffel (1984)
    Peter Soffel is the stuffy warden of a remote American prison around the turn of the century. His wife, Kate, finds herself attracted to prisoner Ed Biddle. She abandons her husband and children to help Ed and his brother Jack escape and accompanies them into the wintery wasteland. (imdb)
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    The Electric Grandmother (1982)
    To a family whose children are traumatized by the death of their mother, help comes in a most bizarre way. They receive three pieces, that when joined together, give a recording for an offer for an electric grandmother. (imdb)
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    Annie (1982)
    Broadway musical based on the Little Orphan Annie comic strip. A young orphan girls adventures in finding a family that will take her. (imdb)
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    A Little Sex (1982)
    A Little Sex....a lot of laughs! (imdb)
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    Death Valley (1982)
    A divorced mother, her young son and her new boyfriend set out on a road trip through Death Valley and run afoul of a local serial killer. (imdb)
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    Reds (1981)
    A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States. (imdb)
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    Harry
    Harry Johnson's aunt is a rich eccentric with an extensive collection of military memorabilia, who also happens to be in a fight with the IRS. When she dies of a heart attack, Harry blames her death on the IRS and takes up the fight himself. As Harry's cause gains attention and supporters, the 'war' soon escalates into a full-scale seige with Harry right in the center. (imdb)
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    American Playhouse (1980)
    Anthology series which ran on PBS throughout the 1980s.
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    Freedom Road (1979)
    Muhammad Ali, in a rare acting role, plays Gideon Jackson, an ex-slave in 1870's Virginia who gets elected to the U.S. Senate in Washington D.C. and battles other former slaves and white sharecroppers to keep the land they tended all their lives. (imdb)
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    Take Down (1979)
    Ed Brannish is roped into coaching wrestling at the rough, urban high school where he planned on teaching English. He, and the players, find out how good they can really be.
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    Portrait of a Stripper (1979)
    The touching portrayal of a young mother (and dance student) who travels to California after the death of her husband. In order to pay the bills she takes up burlesque dancing. To her dismay, the club she works at is sold to new owners who transform it into a hardcore strip club, where the dancers must bare all. Reluctantly, she performs. Unfortunately, a photographer hired by her father-in-law is in the audience, who snaps some naughty pics of her performing.
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    The North Avenue Irregulars (1979)
    When crooks set up operations in a traditional town, a minister and a group of church ladies are willing to do anything, no matter how wacky, to get them out. (imdb)
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    A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story (1978)
    Legendary ballplayer and humanitarian Lou Gehrig and his relationship with his stalwart wife, Eleanor are portrayed in this film that focuses on the Hall of Famer's life off the baseball field. Featuring unflinching looks at the Gehrig's relationship, as well as Lou's feud with Babe Ruth. This film is for anyone interested in baseball. (imdb)
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    The Betsy (1978)
    The aging, retired founder of an auto giant comes out of retirement to try to develop a safe, fuel-efficient car.
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    Brass Target (1978)
    General Patton tries to transfer the German gold stock to Frankfurt. But someone foils his plan. The military police begin to find the guilty... (imdb)
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    Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (1977)
    The story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt during their 12-year stay at the White House. (imdb)
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    Eleanor and Franklin: The Early Years (1976)
    The story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, from early youth to his election as President of the United States, as told from Eleanor's point of view. (imdb)
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    The Great Waldo Pepper (1975)
    A biplane pilot who had missed flying in WWI takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed, eventually getting a chance to prove himself in a film depicting the dogfights in the Great War. (imdb)
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    The Great Gatsby (1974)
    Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. (imdb)
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    The Paper Chase (1973)
    Hart is a confused first year law student at Harvard. He is trying to survive the year under his strictest professer, the legendary Kingsfield. With the help of some of his classmates in his study group, Hart becomes one of the smartest students in his class. His reputation with Kingsfield is diminished, however, when he finds out the girl he has been seeing is Kingfields daughter. Will Hart perform to the best of his ability with Kingsfield watching his every move? (imdb)
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    The Day of the Dolphin (1973)
    Dr. Jake Terrell, who has been training a pair of dolphins for many years, has had a breakthrough. He has taught his dolphins to speak and understand English, although they do have a limited vocabulary. When the dolphins are stolen, he discovers they're to be used in an assassination attempt. Now he is in a race to discover who is the target, and where the dolphins are, before the attempt is carried out. (imdb)
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    Screen One (1985)
    Screen One (1985) - TV Series
    Black Box (2014)
    Black Box (2014) - TV Series