Don Herbert (II) (1917–2007)

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Don Herbert was born on July 10, 1917 in Waconia, Minnesota, USA as Donald Jeffrey Herbert. He is known for his work on Mr. Wizard's World (1983), Scarecrows (1988) and Mr. Wizard (1951). He was married to Norma Herbert and Maraleita Dutton. He died on June 12, 2007 in Bell Canyon, California, USA. See full bio »
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Mr. Wizard's World Mr. Wizard
Scarecrows Radio Newscast
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  General Electric Theater (TV Series) (progress reporter - 109 episodes, 1954 - 1962) (production executive - 5 episodes, 1958 - 1960)
- The Hold-Out (1962) ... (progress reporter)
- The Graduation Dress (1960) ... (progress reporter)
- The Man Who Thought for Himself (1960) ... (progress reporter)
- Don't You Remember? (1960) ... (progress reporter)
- Aftermath (1960) ... (progress reporter)
 1959 The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (TV Series) (progress reporter - 1 episode)
- Silent Ambush (1959) ... (progress reporter)
  Mr. Wizard (TV Series) (planner - 5 episodes) (conceived by - 1 episode)
- Sticks and Stones ... (conceived by)
- Six Kinds of Electricity ... (planner)
- Puzzles in Geometry ... (planner)
- Musical Instruments ... (planner)
- How Animals Move ... (planner)
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Don 'Mr. Wizard' Herbert

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Herbert and Bill Murray were the first guests on Late Night with David Letterman (1982) when the TV show premiered (February 1, 1982). See more »


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