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Candice Bergen

Mostly Credited As: Candice Bergen
Birth Name: Candice Patricia Bergen
Date Of Birth: May 09, 1946 (Age 68)
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.

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TV Appearances

Main cast 
Boston Legal (2004)As: Shirley Schmidt
Murphy Brown (1988)As: Murphy Brown
Hollywood Wives (1985)As: Elaine Conti
The Emmy Awards (1949)As: Herself (Co-Host 1990)
Episode Cast Credits 

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 
  Larger Than Life 07x09: (Jan/17/2011) As Arlene Cuddy 

The Colbert Report (2005) 
  Shashi Tharoor 03x24: (Feb/15/2007) As Herself (On The Phone), [Uncredited]

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) 
  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 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live (Feb/20/2005) As Herself 
  Christmas Special (Dec/17/2002) As Herself 
  Candice Bergen/Notting Hillbillies 15x20: (May/19/1990) As Herself (Host) 
  Candice Bergen/Cher 13x05: (Nov/21/1987) As Herself (Host) 

The View (1997) 
  Season 8, Episode 88 08x88: (Jan/05/2005) As Herself 
  Season 6, Episode 190 06x190: (May/23/2003) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Season 6, Episode 6 06x06: (Sep/09/2002) As Herself 
  Season 1, Episode 76 01x76: (Nov/24/1997) As Herself, [Interviewees]

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

Sex and the City (1998) 
  Splat! 06x18: (Feb/08/2004) As Enid Frick 
  Plus One is the Loneliest Number 05x05: (Aug/18/2002) As Enid Mead 
  A 'Vogue' Idea 04x17: (Feb/03/2002) As Enid Mead 

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

Family Guy (1999) 
  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) 
  Kid Turkey Callers, Candice Bergan, Fiona Apple, George W. Bush 07x101: (Mar/01/2000) As Herself 
  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 
  Candice Bergen, John Mendoza 01x28: (Oct/06/1993) 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 44th Annual Emmy Awards 44x01: (Aug/30/1992) 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 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 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 57th Annual Academy Awards 33x01: (Mar/25/1985) As Presenter, [Featuring]
  The 46th Annual Academy Awards 22x01: (Apr/02/1974) 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 

The Muppet Show (1976) 
  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 
Crew Credits

Show Crew


Murphy Brown (1988)• Executive Producer

Episode Crew


Trivia

Bergen speaks fluent French.

She is a vegetarian.

Candice Bergen Quotes

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