Edward Herrmann, the star of “Gilmore Girls”–playing Richard Gilmore–has died.
He was 71.
Herrmann battled brain cancer for years.
According to TMZ, which broke the story:
Herrmann’s family tells TMZ he had been battling brain cancer and had been in ICU for the last 3 1/2 weeks. Ultimately, things did not improve and his family decided to take him off the respirator.
Herrmann was married twice and and his second wife Star tells TMZ the actor leaves behind 3 children.
Herrmann was on “Gilmore Girls” for its entire run and recently appeared in several episodes of “The Good Wife.” He also famously starred alongside Macaulay Culkin in “Richie Rich.”