Gilmore Girls Star Edward Herrmann Passes Away

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Best known for his roles in Gilmore Girls and The Lost Boys, famed actor Edward Herrmann died aged 71.

He had been diagnosed with brain cancer and was in a hospital in New York prior to his death on December 31. When he passed away, Herrmann was surrounded by his wife Star and three children.

His son Rory confirmed the sad news in a statement.

He was full of knowledge and kindness and goodness. He always wanted to share the great and beautiful things in life.

Many celebrities paid tribute to the accomplished actor, including his manager Robbie Kass.

Besides being an accomplished actor, [Herrmann] was also a true gentleman and a scholar, as well as being incredibly kind and decent man. He will be sorely missed.

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