Los Angeles: Actor Edward Herrmann, who was best known for his patriarch role in “The Gilmore Girls” drama series, has died at the age of 71.
According to his family, Herrmann died Wednesday morning in a New York hospital after fighting brain cancer. He was in intensive care for the past three-and-a-half weeks, reports tmz.com.
He was married twice and is survived by three children.
Herrmann was on "Gilmore Girls" for its entire run and recently appeared in several episodes of "The Good Wife." He was also nominated for an emmy for his portrayal of Franklin D. Roosevelt in the '70's, was the head vampire in "The Lost Boys," and famously starred alongside Macaulay Culkin in "Richie Rich."