Edward Herrmann died at the age of 71 on Dec. 31, 2014, and the world lost a kind and multi-faceted man. My daughters knew him as the actor who played a curmudgeonly grandpa on the “Gilmore Girls” television sitcom. Students of the thespian arts admired his work in numerous movie, theatrical and television roles, including portrayals of Nelson Rockefeller in the 1995 film, “Nixon” and Franklin Delano Roosevelt in several productions. Those who harbor a passion for cars remember him as an avid collector of fine automobiles and an integral part of prestigious automotive events, including the Pebble Beach Concours d’Élégance, where he served as Master of Ceremonies since 1999.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2015/01/16/edward-herrmann