Don Herbert

Don Herbert bio

Birth Name: Don Herbert

Occupation: TV Actor

Place Of Birth: MN

Date Of Birth: July 10, 1917

Date Of Death: June 12, 2007

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Don Herbert was born on the 10th of July, 1917. He was best known for being a TV Actor. Played the role of Mr. Wizard on the series’ he created and hosted, Watch Mr. Wizard and Mr. Wizard’s World, which were science TV shows for kids.

Don Herbert was born in MN. He worked at a radio station and acted in children’s programs after serving in World War II as a US Army Private. The characters, Don and Herb on Teacher to Teacher with Mr. Wizard are named after him.

Don Herbert was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Don Herbert was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Don Herbert is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Don’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Don Herbert’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Don Herbert’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Don Herbert kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Don Herbert was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Don Herbert
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Don Herbert was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Don Herbert was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Don Herbert had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Don Herbert’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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