Edgar Bergen

Ventriloquist, Actor, Vaudevillian
Edgar Bergen was an actor who made a successful career for himself in film. Bergen kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Letter of Introduction" (1938) with Adolphe Menjou, "The Goldwyn Follies" ... Read more »
Born: 02/16/1903 in Chicago, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (24)

Belly Talkers 1996 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Muppet Movie 1979 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Kraft 75th Anniversary Special 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Vaudeville 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

20th Century Follies 1971 - 1972 (TV Show)

Actor

My Sister Hank 1971 - 1972 (TV Show)

Actor

The Phynx 1969 (Movie)

Edgar Bergen (Actor)

Don't Make Waves 1967 (Movie)

Madame Lavinia (Actor)

The Hanged Man 1964 - 1965 (TV Show)

Actor

The Hanged Man 1963 (Movie)

Hotel Clerk (Actor)

Amos Burke: Who Killed Julie Greer? 1961 - 1962 (TV Show)

Actor

The June Allyson Show 1959 - 1961 (TV Show)

Actor

Frances Langford Presents 1958 - 1959 (TV Show)

Actor

Do You Trust Your Wife? 1955 - 1957 (TV Show)

Actor

One Hour in Wonderland 1950 - 1951 (TV Show)

Actor

Fun and Fancy Free 1947 (Movie)

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Here We Go Again! 1942 (Movie)

Edgar Bergen (Actor)

Stage Door Canteen 1942 (Movie)

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The Goldwyn Follies 1937 (Movie)

Edgar Bergen (Actor)

Charlie McCarthy, Detective (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

I Remember Mama (Movie)

Mr. Thorkelson (Actor)

Look Who's Laughing (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Song of the Open Road (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The Homecoming (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Edgar Bergen was an actor who made a successful career for himself in film. Bergen kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Letter of Introduction" (1938) with Adolphe Menjou, "The Goldwyn Follies" (1938) and "You Can't Cheat an Honest Man" (1939). He also appeared in "Charlie McCarthy, Detective" (1939), "Look Who's Laughing" (1941) and "Here We Go Again" (1942). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the forties and the sixties, appearing in "I Remember Mama" (1948) with Irene Dunne and "The Hanged Man" (1964) with Robert Culp. He also appeared in the TV special "One Hour in Wonderland" (NBC, 1950-51). Nearing the end of his career, he tackled roles in the Tony Curtis comedy adaptation "Don't Make Waves" (1967), the A Michael Miller comedy "The Phynx" (1970) and the comedy "The Muppet Movie" (1979) with Charles Durning. Bergen was most recently credited in "Belly Talkers" (1996). He also was featured in the TV movie "The Homecoming" (CBS, 1971-72). Bergen was nominated for a Life Achievement Screen Actors Guild Award in 1978. Bergen passed away in September 1978 at the age of 75.

Relationships

Candace Bergen

Daughter

Frances Westerman

Wife

EDUCATION

Northwestern University

Evanston , Illinois

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