TV

Candice Bergen


Mostly Credited As: Candice Bergen
Birth Name: Candice Patricia Bergen
Date Of Birth: May 09, 1946 (Age 70)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California
Height: 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Candice Bergen


Candice Bergen was born on May 9, 1946 in Beverly Hills, California. Her father is Edgar Bergen, a famous ventriloquist, and her mother is Frances Bergen, actress and "Chesterfield Girl". At age 6, Bergen made her show-biz debut on her father's radio show. She attended the prestigious Westlake School for Girls in Los Angeles, and the Cathedral School in Washington D.C., then went abroad to the Montesano School in Switzerland. She later attended the University of Pennsylvania, where she studied art history and creative drawing, but did not graduate.

Bergen worked as a model at the Ford Agency, and starred in many films early in her career, such as Carnal Knowledge (1971) and The Wind and the Lion (1975), while also frequently working as a photographer and photojournalist. She was the first female guest host of Saturday Night Live in 1975, and has hosted the show several times since then.

In 1980, Bergen married French director Louis Malle, and together they had one daughter, Chloe, in 1985. They were married until Malle died of cancer in 1995. Bergen became the star of the sitcom Murphy Brown (1988), for which she won five Emmys and two Golden Globe awards. Her more recent movie credits include Miss Congeniality (2000), Sweet Home Alabama, but her most notable role of late is the character of Shirley Schmidt, on the hit show, Boston Legal (2004).

Bergen is currently married to her second husband, Marshall Rose, a Manhattan real estate developer.


TV Appearances

Main cast 
Pearl (2016)As: Pearl
Beautiful & Twisted (2015)As: Bernice
Murphy Brown (1988)As: Murphy Brown
Hollywood Wives (1985)As: Elaine Conti
Episode Cast Credits 

Battle Creek (2015) 
  Mama’s Boy 01x07: (Apr/12/2015) As Constance, [Special Guest Stars]
  Mama’s Boy 01x07: (Apr/12/2015) As Constance, [Special Guest Stars]

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary (Feb/15/2015) As Herself 
  Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live (Feb/20/2005) As Herself 
  Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live (Feb/20/2005) As Herself 
  Christmas Special (Dec/17/2002) As Herself 

The Talk (2010) 
  Candice Bergen, Alan Alda, Jenny Hutt, April Bloomfield 05x65: (Dec/09/2014) As Herself 

Today (US) (1952) 
  Season 63, Episode 219 63x219: (Nov/13/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Season 63, Episode 219 63x219: (Nov/13/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]

AMERICA In Primetime (2011) 
  Independent Woman 01x01: (Oct/30/2011) As Herself 

House (2004) 
  Changes 07x20: (May/02/2011) As Arlene Cuddy 
  Family Practice 07x11: (Feb/07/2011) As Arlene Cuddy 
  Family Practice 07x11: (Feb/07/2011) As Arlene Cuddy 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Arlene Cuddy 

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) 
  Candice Bergen, Mekhi Phifer 03x153: (May/04/2006) As Herself 
  Candice Bergen, Mekhi Phifer 03x153: (May/04/2006) As Herself 

Law & Order: Trial by Jury (2005) 
  Baby Boom 01x05: (Mar/25/2005) As Judge Amanda Anderlee 
  Forty-One Shots 01x02: (Mar/04/2005) As Judge Amanda Anderlee 
  The Abominable Showman 01x01: (Mar/03/2005) As Judge Amanda Anderlee 

The View (1997) 
  Season 8, Episode 88 08x88: (Jan/05/2005) As Herself 
  Season 8, Episode 88 08x88: (Jan/05/2005) As Herself 
  Season 6, Episode 190 06x190: (May/23/2003) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Season 6, Episode 190 06x190: (May/23/2003) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Law & Order (1990) 
  The Brotherhood 15x03: (Sep/29/2004) As Judge Amanda Anderlee 

Will & Grace (1998) 
  Strangers With Candice 06x09: (Dec/04/2003) As Herself 
  Strangers With Candice 06x09: (Dec/04/2003) As Herself 

Sex and the City (1998) 
  Plus One is the Loneliest Number 05x05: (Aug/18/2002) As Enid Mead 

Family Guy (1999) 
  A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Bucks 02x11: (Apr/18/2000) Voiced  Murphy Brown 
  A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Bucks 02x11: (Apr/18/2000) Voiced  Murphy Brown 
  I Am Peter, Hear Me Roar 02x08: (Mar/28/2000) Voiced  Gloria Ironbox 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Kim Basinger, Ray Ramano, Jackson Browne 05x15: (Sep/26/1997) As Herself (Top Ten List Presenter) 
  Kim Basinger, Ray Ramano, Jackson Browne 05x15: (Sep/26/1997) As Herself (Top Ten List Presenter) 
  Candice Bergen, Elvis Costello & The Attractions, Magic Johnson 01x159: (May/12/1994) As Herself 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Herself 

The Emmy Awards (1949) 
  The 47th Annual Emmy Awards 47x01: (Sep/10/1995) As Winner: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (for 'Murphy Brown') 
  The 46th Annual Emmy Awards 46x01: (Sep/11/1994) As Winner: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (for 'Murphy Brown') 
  The 42nd Annual Emmy Awards 42x01: (Sep/16/1990) As Winner: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (for 'Murphy Brown') 
  The 42nd Annual Emmy Awards 42x01: (Sep/16/1990) As Winner: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (for 'Murphy Brown') 

Sesame Street (1969) 
  All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! (May/18/1994) As Herself 

Seinfeld (1989) 
  The Keys 03x23: (May/06/1992) As Herself (as Murphy Brown) 

The Golden Globes (1944) 
  The 49th Annual Golden Globe Awards 49x01: (Jan/18/1992) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical (for 'Murphy Brown') 
  The 49th Annual Golden Globe Awards 49x01: (Jan/18/1992) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical (for 'Murphy Brown') 
  The 46th Annual Golden Globe Awards 46x01: (Jan/28/1989) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical (for 'Murphy Brown') 
  The 46th Annual Golden Globe Awards 46x01: (Jan/28/1989) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical (for 'Murphy Brown') 

American Masters (1986) 
  Stella Adler: Awake and Dream 04x02: (Jul/10/1989) As Herself 
  Stella Adler: Awake and Dream 04x02: (Jul/10/1989) As Herself 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 57th Annual Academy Awards 33x01: (Mar/25/1985) As Presenter, [Featuring]
  The 45th Annual Academy Awards 21x01: (Mar/27/1973) As Presenter, [Featuring]
  The 45th Annual Academy Awards 21x01: (Mar/27/1973) As Presenter, [Featuring]
  The 42nd Annual Academy Awards 18x01: (Apr/07/1970) As Presenter, [Featuring]

Harty (1983) 
  Series 2, Show 6 02x06: (Oct/15/1984) As Herself 
  Series 2, Show 6 02x06: (Oct/15/1984) As Herself 

The Muppet Show (1976) 
  Candice Bergen 01x11: (Nov/29/1976) As Herself 
  Candice Bergen 01x11: (Nov/29/1976) As Herself 

The Hollywood Palace (1964) 
  Host: Burl Ives 02x12: (Dec/12/1964) As Herself 

Looney Tunes (2003) 
  Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes 50th Anniversary Special 48x274: (Unknown/Unaired) As Herself 
  Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes 50th Anniversary Special 48x274: (Unknown/Unaired) As Herself 

The Colbert Report (2005) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Herself (On The Phone), [Uncredited]
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Herself (On The Phone), [Uncredited]
Trivia

Bergen speaks fluent French.

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