Edgar Bergen

Edgar Bergen
1903 - 1978

Edgar Bergen  American Actor

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Edgar Bergen passed away on 30th Sep 1978 aged 75.


Edgar Bergen was previously married to Frances Bergen (1945 - 1978).


American Actor Edgar Bergen was born Edgar John Bergen on 16th February, 1903 in Chicago, Illinois, USA and passed away on 30th Sep 1978 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA aged 75. He is most remembered for Ventriloquist to Charlie McCarthy. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Edgar Bergen is a member of the following lists: Northwestern University School of Communication alumni, American male radio actors and 20th-century American male actors.


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Married1 33 years, 3 months - -
Total1 33 years, 3 months - -


First Name Edgar
Middle Name John
Last Name Bergen
Full Name at Birth Edgar John Bergen
Alternative Name Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy, Eddie
Age 75 (age at death) years
Birthday 16th February, 1903
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died 30th September, 1978
Place of Death Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Cause of Death Kidney Disease
Height 5' 11½" (182 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, Singer, Writer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Ventriloquist to Charlie McCarthy
Year(s) Active 1930–78, 1930–1978
Family Member Kris Bergen (Son), Candice Bergen (Daughter)
Friend Ronald Reagan

Edgar John Bergen (February 16, 1903 – September 30, 1978) was an American actor, comedian and radio performer, best known for his proficiency in ventriloquism and his characters Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd. He is also the father of actress Candice Bergen. He died on September 30, 1978, in Las Vegas, Nevada due to kidney disease.

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Edgar Bergen75 AquariusActor
Frances Bergen84 VirgoActress


CandiceFemale9th May, 194670 years old
KrisMale12th October, 196155 years old


Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood1976Professor QuicksandMovie
Police Story1973Mr. FarberTV Show
My Sister Hank1972Grandpa BennettTV Movie
The ABC Comedy Hour1972TV Show
The Waltons1971Grandpa Zebb WaltonTV Show
The Homecoming: A Christmas Story1971Ebenezer WaltonTV Movie
The Phynx1970Edgar BergenMovie
Rogue's Gallery1968Roy BenzMovie
Don't Make Waves1967Madame LaviniaMovie
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In1967Charlie McCarthyTV Show
One Way Wahini1965SweeneyMovie
The Hanged Man1964Hotel ClerkTV Movie
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea1964KennerTV Show
Burke's Law1963Clyde Olsen, Horton Galbraith, George SmithTV Show
The Greatest Show on Earth1963McTavishTV Show
The Littlest Hobo1963HjalmerTV Show
The Dick Powell Theatre1961Eugene Swanson, Dr. Samuels, Dr. CoombsTV Show
The DuPont Show with June Allyson1959CharlieTV Show
Five Fingers1959Joseph HeideggerTV Show
The Milton Berle Show1958Edgar BergenTV Show
Shower of Stars1954TV Show
Mystery Lake1953Dr. SorensonMovie
Ponds Theater1953The YankeeTV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951DoctorTV Show
Captain China1950Mr. HaasveltMovie
The Jack Benny Program1950Edgar BergenTV Show
Charlie's Haunt1950Edgar BergenMovie
I Remember Mama1948Mr. ThorkelsonMovie
Fun & Fancy Free1947Edgar BergenMovie
Mickey and the Beanstalk1947Narrator (voice, uncredited)Short Film
Kraft Theatre1947Edgar BergenTV Show
Hour Glass1946TV Show
Song of the Open Road1944Edgar BergenMovie
Stage Door Canteen1943Edgar BergerMovie
Here We Go Again1942Edgar Bergen-CharacterMovie
Look Who's Laughing1941Edgar BergenMovie
Charlie McCarthy, Detective1939Edgar BergenMovie
You Can't Cheat an Honest Man1939The Great EdgarMovie
Letter of Introduction1938Edgar BergenMovie
The Goldwyn Follies1938Edgar BergenMovie
Hollywood Handicap1938Edgar BergenShort Film
Double Talk1937Dr. BergenShort Film
A Neckin' Party1937Edgar BergenShort Film
Bring on the Girls1937Edgar BergenShort Film
Nut Guilty1936Judge BergenShort Film
Two Boobs in a Balloon1935Prof. Cicero PuShort Film
All American Drawback1935Coach BergenShort Film
At the Races1934EdgarShort Film
Pure Feud1934Edgar Albert AppletreeShort Film
Africa Speaks -- English1933UncleShort Film
Donkey Business1931Movie
The Eyes Have It1931Dr. Wilbur GrantShort Film
Free and Easy1931ProfessorShort Film
Office Scandal1930Mr. DepewMovie
The Operation1930Doctor Bruce LangdonShort Film
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