Edward Herrmann is dead.
The actor, best known from “Gilmore Girls”, passed away on New Year’s Eve morning, writes TMZ.
He became 71 years.
Family members say TMZ Edward Herrmann lost his battle with his brain tumor.
The last month of life he spent on an intensive care unit at a hospital in New York. According to the site decided the family to the life-sustaining treatment should be discontinued.
Edward Herrmann passed away on New Year’s Eve morning, local time, at the age of 71st
Hann say goodbye at the hospital
Kelly Bishop played Herrmann’s wife in the series.
Before the actor fell asleep she managed to take their goodbyes at the hospital bed.
– I got a phone call from (his wife) Star on Monday night where she asked me if I wanted to come to the hospital and say goodbye. I went there yesterday and gave love messages from Lauren (Graham), Alexis (Bledel) and Amy (Sherman-Palladino), she says to the site TVLine.
After the show’s end they kept in touch via e-mail.
– Everything feels a little darker now, as if the lights go out a bit, she says.
Won an Emmy
Edward Herrmann’s acting career spanned five decades . Many remember him especially from the popular series “Gilmore Girls” (2000-2007) where he starred in the series all seasons.
1999 was awarded Edward Herrmann with an Emmy in the category of best guest actor. He received the award for her performance in the TV series “The lawyers”. He also appeared in such films as “The Wolf of Wall Street” (2013), “The Aviator” (2004) and “The Lost Boys” (1987).
– Besides being a good actor, he was a true gentleman, educated and an extremely kind man. He will be missed big, says manager Robbie Kass to The Wrap.
Edward Herrmann married twice and mourned the closest of his three children, writes TMZ.