'Gilmore Girls' Father Edward Herrmann Dies At 71
Edward Herrmann, the Emmy-winning actor best known for his roles on 'Gilmore Girls' and 'The Practice,' has died at the age of 71.By Jay Strubberg | December 31, 2014
Edward Herrmann, the Emmy-winning actor best known for playing Lorelai's dad on "Gilmore Girls" and a law professor on "The Practice," has died. He was 71.
His manager confirmed with CNN Herrmann passed away at a New York hospital Wednesday as a result of a brain tumor. He had reportedly been battling brain cancer for months.
His manager released a statement saying, “Edward Herrmann, besides being an accomplished actor, was also a true gentleman and a scholar, as well as being an incredibly kind and decent man. He will be sorely missed.” (Video via Mormon Tabernacle Choir)