Polly Bergen

Polly Bergen
1930 - 2014

Polly Bergen  American Actress


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Rest in peace.


Polly Bergen was previously married to Jeffrey Endervelt (1982 - 1990), Freddie Fields (1957 - 1975) and Jerome Courtland (1954 - 1955).


American Actress Polly Bergen was born Nellie Paulina Burgin on 14th July, 1930 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA and passed away on 20th Sep 2014 Southbury, Connecticut, USA aged 84. She is most remembered for Emmy Award in 1958 for her performance as Helen Morgan in The Helen Morgan Story. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.

Polly Bergen was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Gregory Peck in Cape Fear (1962) and Steve Allen in The Love Boat (1977).

Polly Bergen is a member of the following lists: Emmy Award winners, American film actors and American female singers.


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Married3 19 years 10 years, 1 month 2 years, 1 month
Total3 19 years 10 years, 1 month 2 years, 1 month


First Name Polly
Middle Name Paulina
Last Name Bergen
Maiden Name Burgin
Full Name at Birth Nellie Paulina Burgin
Alternative Name Nellie Paulina Burgin, Polly Bergen
Age 84 (age at death) years
Birthday 14th July, 1930
Birthplace Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
Died 20th September, 2014
Place of Death Southbury, Connecticut, USA
Cause of Death Natural Causes
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University El Camino College Compton Center
Occupation Text Actress, Singer, Television Host, and Entrepreneur
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Emmy Award in 1958 for her performance as Helen Morgan in The Helen Morgan Story
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1949–present, 1949–2012
Music Style Standards, Traditional Pop
Instrument Vocals
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Talentworks
Official Websites www.nndb.com/people/784/000109457/
Father William Hugh Burgin
Mother Lucy Lawhorn

Polly Bergen (born Nellie Paulina Burgin; July 14, 1930 – September 20, 2014) was an American actress, singer, television host, writer and entrepreneur.

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Polly Bergen84 CancerActress
Jeffrey Endervelt-Attorney
Freddie Fields84 CancerProducer
Jerome Courtland85 CapricornDirector


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
PamelaFemaleFreddie Fields
PeterMaleFreddie Fields
KathyFemaleFreddie Fields


Struck by Lightning2012GrandmaMovie
A Very Serious Person2006Mrs. AMovie
Candles on Bay Street2006RosemaryTV Movie
Paradise, Texas2005Beverly CameronMovie
Early Bird2005TV Movie
Commander in Chief2005Kate AllenTV Show
Desperate Housewives2004Stella WingfieldTV Show
The Sopranos1999Fran FelsteinTV Show
Twice in a Lifetime1999Judge DeborahTV Show
For Hope1996Molly AltmanTV Movie
In the Blink of an Eye1996MurialTV Movie
Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde1995Mrs. UnterveldtMovie
Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored1995Miss MaybryMovie
The Surrogate1995Sandy GilmanTV Movie
Leave of Absence1994JanetTV Movie
Burke's Law1994Rachel DoucetTV Show
Touched by an Angel1994Stella ApplegateTV Show
Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal1993Barbara FoxTV Movie
Arly Hanks1993Ruby BeeTV Movie
Lady Against the Odds1992Cleo StorrsTV Movie
Baby Talk1991Doris CampbellTV Show
Lightning Field1991CarolTV Movie
Cry-Baby1990Mrs. Vernon-WilliamsMovie
Steel Magnolias1990Clairee BelcherTV Movie
My Brother's Wife1989Myra GilbertTV Movie
The Haunting of Sarah Hardy1989Emily StepfordTV Movie
Mother, Mother1989Barbara CutlerShort Film
Addicted to His Love1988Vivien LangfordTV Movie
War and Remembrance1988Rhoda HenryTV Show
She Was Marked for Murder1988Laura Lee WebsterTV Movie
Making Mr. Right1987Estelle StoneMovie
Jake and the Fatman1987Emma JulianTV Show
My Two Dads1987Evelyn TaylorTV Show
Murder, She Wrote1984Dr. Jocelyn LairdTV Show
Velvet1984Mrs. VanceTV Movie
The Winds of War1983Rhoda HenryTV Show
Hotel1983Elizabeth HastingsTV Show
Born Beautiful1982Marion CarmodyTV Movie
The Million Dollar Face1981Jo BurnsTV Movie
How to Pick Up Girls!1978Dana GreenbergTV Movie
Li'l Abner in the Dogpatch Today1978Phyllis ShoeflyTV Movie
Harold Robbins' 79 Park Avenue1977Vera KepplerTV Show
Fantasy Island1977Esther BrandellTV Show
The Love Boat1977Dana Pierce, Maisie NolanTV Show
Telethon1977Dorothy GoodwinTV Movie
Murder on Flight 5021975Mona BriarlyTV Movie
Ellery Queen1975Dina Carroll-WinerTV Show
Death Cruise1974Sylvia CarterTV Movie
Thriller1973Suzy HunterTV Show
The Wide World of Mystery1973Suzy HunterTV Show
A Guide for the Married Man1967Technical Adviser (uncredited)Movie
Kisses for My President1964Leslie McCloudMovie
Move Over, Darling1963Bianca Steele ArdenMovie
The Caretakers1963Lorna MelfordMovie
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963Jennifer RandolphTV Show
Cape Fear1962Peggy BowdenMovie
Belle Sommers1962Belle SommersTV Movie
Dr. Kildare1961Cathy Brandon, Janice GrahamTV Show
The Dick Powell Theatre1961Paula MilesTV Show
Lux Playhouse1958LamyTV Show
Wagon Train1957Kitty AllbrightTV Show
Playhouse 901956Helen MorganTV Show
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Crystal CoeTV Show
Appointment with Adventure1955TV Show
Star Stage1955TV Show
The Elgin Hour1954Betty West, Dawn DesmondTV Show
Arena1953Ruth DanversMovie
Escape from Fort Bravo1953Alice OwensMovie
G.E. True Theater1953Susan BarryTV Show
The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse1953Self . HostessTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953Lillith SmalwoodTV Show
Cry of the Hunted1953Janet TunnerMovie
Fast Company1953Carol MaldonMovie
The Stooge1952Mary Turner MillerMovie
That's My Boy1951Betty 'Babs' HunterMovie
Warpath1951Molly QuadeMovie
Schlitz Playhouse1951DellieTV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951Clara ApplebyTV Show
At War with the Army1950Helen PalmerMovie
The Men1950Nightclub Singer (singing voice, uncredited)Movie
Champion1949Radio and Jukebox Singer (voice, uncredited)Movie
Across the Rio Grande1949Cantina Singer (as Polly Burgin)Movie
Studio One in Hollywood1948TV Show
The Ed Sullivan Show1948SingerTV Show
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halfgoofyhalfgoofyOct 4

shared a link: https://www.nndb.com/people/784/000109457/

halfgoofyhalfgoofyOct 4

shared a link: https://www.allmovie.com/artist/polly-bergen-p5596

JackTradeAug 23, 2009

When I was a kid, I had a terrible crush on Polly Bergen. I`ll never forget her.

r. daviesJul 10, 2009

you were great in the sopranos, surprised you didn`t sing. I`d like to see more of you

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