Birth Name: Edward Herrmann
Birth Place: Washington, Washington D.C., USA
Born Edward Kirk Herrmann in Washington, D.C. on July 21, 1943, he was the son of John Anthony Herrmann and his wife, Jean O'Connor. Raised in Grosse Point, MI, he graduated from Bucknell University in 1965 and later earned a Fulbright Fellowship, which allowed him to study acting at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Herrmann began his professional career on the stage in Dallas before making his way to Broadway with Michael Weller's "Moonchildren," which opened in Washington, D.C. in 1971. He soon became a staple of the New York stage, earning a Tony Award in 1976 for the revival of George Bernard Shaw's "Mrs. Warren's Profession."His first screen role was an uncredited turn as a...
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