Candice Bergen, 1993
|Born||Candice Patricia Bergen|
May 9, 1946
Beverly Hills, California
|Occupation||Film, television actress, model|
|Spouse(s)||Louis Malle (1980–1995)|
Marshall Rose (2000–present)
Candice Patricia Bergen (born May 9, 1946) is an Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe- and Emmy Award-winning American actress and former fashion model, known primarily for her roles in sitcoms and television. Events 1457 BC - Battle of Megiddo (15th century BC between Thutmose III and a large Canaanite coalition under the King of Year 1946 ( MCMXLVI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Television ( TV) is a widely used Telecommunication medium for sending ( Broadcasting) and receiving moving Images, either monochromatic An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works The Movement for Democracy in Liberia (MODEL was a rebel group in Liberia that became active in March 2003, launching attacks from Côte d'Ivoire. Louis Malle (30 October 1932 &ndash 23 November 1995 was a French Film director, working in both French and English. Events 1457 BC - Battle of Megiddo (15th century BC between Thutmose III and a large Canaanite coalition under the King of Year 1946 ( MCMXLVI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. "The Oscar" redirects here for the film see The Oscar (film. The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and Television programs given out each year during a formal dinner The United States of America —commonly referred to as the An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works A model is a person who is posed or displayed for the purpose of Art, Fashion, or other products and Advertising. Television ( TV) is a widely used Telecommunication medium for sending ( Broadcasting) and receiving moving Images, either monochromatic She is best known for her starring role on the television situation comedy Murphy Brown, and as Shirley Schmidt, the legal partner of Denny Crane (played by William Shatner), on the ABC hit comedy-drama Boston Legal. Television ( TV) is a widely used Telecommunication medium for sending ( Broadcasting) and receiving moving Images, either monochromatic Murphy Brown is an American Situation comedy which aired on CBS from November 14, 1988 to May 18, 1998 Shirley Schmidt is a Fictional character in the ABC Television Network series Boston Legal. Dennis "Denny" Crane is a Fictional character on the Television series Boston Legal. William Alan Shatner (born March 22, 1931) is a Canadian double Emmy - Golden Globe - and Saturn Award -winning The American Broadcasting Company ( ABC) is an American Television network. Comedy-drama, also called dramedy and dramatic-comedy, is a style of Television and movies in which there is an equal or nearly equal balance Boston Legal is an American Legal drama - Comedy created by David E Earlier in her career she starred in the famous Revisionist Western movie Soldier Blue. The Revisionist Western, Modern Western or Anti Western traces to the late 1960s and early 1970s as a sub- Genre of the Soldier Blue is an American Revisionist Western movie made in 1970 and directed by Ralph Nelson, telling a fictionalized account of the events
Bergen was born in Beverly Hills, California. Her mother, Frances Bergen (née Westerman), was a Powers model who was known professionally as Frances Westcott. Frances Bergen, born Frances Westerman ( September 14 1922 - October 2 2006) was an American actress and  Her father, Edgar Bergen, was a ventriloquist, comedian, and actor. Her paternal grandparents were Swedish-born immigrants who Anglicized their surname. "Sverige" redirects here For other uses see Sweden (disambiguation and Sverige (disambiguation. Anglicisation or anglicization (see -ise vs -ize) is a process of conversion of verbal or written elements of any other language into a more comprehensible English As a child, Bergen was often referred to as Charlie McCarthy's little sister, which irritated her (Charlie McCarthy being her father's star puppet).
Candice first appeared in 1958, at age eleven, with her father on Groucho Marx's quiz show You Bet Your Life as Candy Bergen. You Bet Your Life is an American Radio and Television Quiz show. She said that when she grew up she wanted to design clothes. In 1966, Bergen played the role of Shirley Eckert, an assistant school teacher in the movie The Sand Pebbles, which was nominated for several Academy Awards. The Sand Pebbles, a 1966 film directed by Robert Wise, is a period war story of an independent rebellious U "The Oscar" redirects here for the film see The Oscar (film.
Bergen has written articles, a play, and a memoir. She has also studied photography and worked as a photojournalist. Considered one of Hollywood's most beautiful women, Bergen worked as a fashion model but soon began acting. Despite initial rocky reviews, she appeared in such films as Mike Nichols' bleak Carnal Knowledge and Starting Over, for which she received Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for best supporting actress. Mike Nichols (born November 6 1931) is an American television stage and Film director, writer and producer Starting Over is a 1979 film which tells the story of a recently divorced man ( Burt Reynolds) who is torn between his new girlfriend ( Jill Clayburgh "The Oscar" redirects here for the film see The Oscar (film. The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and Television programs given out each year during a formal dinner
On Murphy Brown, Bergen played a tough television reporter. Murphy Brown is an American Situation comedy which aired on CBS from November 14, 1988 to May 18, 1998 Although the show was a successful comedy, it tackled important issues: Murphy Brown, a recovering alcoholic, became a single mother and later battled breast cancer. Alcoholism is a term with multiple and sometimes conflicting definitions Breast cancer is a Cancer that starts in the cells of the Breast in women and men In 1992, then Vice President Dan Quayle criticized prime-time TV for showing the Murphy Brown character "mocking the importance of fathers by bearing a child alone and calling it just another lifestyle choice. The Vice President of the United States is the first person in the presidential line of succession, becoming the new President of the United States upon the death James Danforth "Dan" Quayle (born February 4 1947 is an American politician and a former Senator from the state of Indiana. " While his remarks became comedic fodder, they paved the way for a subsequent episode to explore the subject of family values within a diverse set of families. Remaining true to the show's humor, Murphy arranges for a truckload of potatoes to be dumped in front of Quayle's residence; a reference to an infamous incident in which Quayle misspelled the word "potato" as "potatoe". The potato is a Starchy Tuberous crop Vegetable from the perennial Solanum tuberosum of the Solanaceae In real life, however, Bergen agreed with at least some of Quayle's observations, saying Quayle's speech was "a perfectly intelligent speech about fathers not being dispensable and nobody agreed with that more than I did," according to the Associated Press.  Bergen's run on Murphy Brown was extremely successful; between 1989 and 1995 she was nominated for an Emmy Award seven times and won five. After her fifth win, she declined future nominations for her role as Murphy Brown.
After playing the role of the successful journalist, Bergen was offered the chance to work as a real-life journalist. After the run of Murphy Brown ended in 1998, CBS gave her the opportunity to cover some stories for 60 Minutes, an offer she declined. Not to be confused with the BBC news magazine program Sixty Minutes (TV series. She expressed that acting was her profession, journalism was meant for her television character, and should not cross over into her own professional life.
After Murphy Brown, Bergen hosted Exhale with Candice Bergen on the Oxygen network. History The privately held company Oxygen Media was founded in 1998 by Geraldine Laybourne, talk show host Oprah Winfrey and producers Marcy She also appeared in character roles in films, most notably Miss Congeniality as the sweet-yet-demented pageant host Kathy Morningside; she also portrayed the mayor of New York in Sweet Home Alabama. Sweet Home Alabama is a 2002 Romantic comedy directed by Andy Tennant and stars Reese Witherspoon, Josh Lucas, and In 2003, she appeared in the movie View from the Top. View from the Top is a 2003 Romantic comedy film about a young woman from a small town who sets out to fulfill her dream of becoming a Flight In January 2005, Bergen joined the cast of Boston Legal as Shirley Schmidt, a founding partner in the law firm of Crane, Poole & Schmidt. Boston Legal is an American Legal drama - Comedy created by David E Shirley Schmidt is a Fictional character in the ABC Television Network series Boston Legal. Crane Poole & Schmidt is a fictional law firm based in Boston Massachusetts, which is the setting of the ABC TV show Boston Legal Bergen received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her performance in Boston Legal in 2006. Boston Legal is an American Legal drama - Comedy created by David E
She has also done guest appearances on many TV shows, including Seinfeld (as herself playing Murphy Brown), Law & Order, Family Guy, Will & Grace (playing herself), and Sex and the City, where she played Enid Frick, Carrie Bradshaw's editor at Vogue. Seinfeld is an American Situation comedy, or sitcom that originally aired on NBC from July 5 1989 to May 14 1998 lasting nine seasons Law & Order is an American Police procedural and Legal drama television series created by Dick Wolf. Family Guy is an animated American television sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane that airs on Fox and regularly on other Will & Grace is a popular Emmy Award -winning American television sitcom that was originally broadcast on NBC from 1998 to 2006 Sex and the City was an American Cable television program The original run of the show was broadcast on HBO from 1998 until 2004 for a Caroline Marie Bradshaw is the fictional narrator and lead character of the HBO Sitcom / Drama Sex and the City, played by actress Vogue is a Fashion and lifestyle Magazine published in eighteen countries by Condé Nast Publications. A frequent host on NBC's Saturday Night Live, Bergen appeared twice in 1975, and once in 1976, 1987, and 1990. Saturday Night Live ( SNL) is a weekly late-night 90-minute American Sketch comedy / Variety show based in New York City She is also well-known for starring in a long-running "Dime Lady" ad campaign for the Sprint phone company. Sprint Nextel Corporation ( is a Telecommunications company based in Overland Park, Kansas.
Candice attended the University of Pennsylvania, but acknowledges that her failure to take her education seriously resulted in her being asked to leave. The University of Pennsylvania (also known as Penn) is a private University located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Bergen and then boyfriend Terry Melcher lived at 10050 Cielo Drive in Los Angeles, which was later occupied by Sharon Tate and her husband, Roman Polanski. Terry Melcher ( February 8, 1942 – November 19, 2004) was an American Musician and Record producer. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West Sharon Marie Tate (January 24 1943 – August 9 1969 was an American actress. Tate and four others were later murdered in the home by followers of Charles Manson. There was some initial speculation that Melcher may have been the intended victim. A political activist, Bergen accepted a date with Henry Kissinger but was unable to influence his views. Henry Alfred Kissinger (born Heinz Alfred Kissinger on May 27, 1923) is a German -born American bureaucrat diplomat and 1973 During her activist days she participated in the Yippie prank when she, Abbie Hoffman, and others threw dollar bills onto the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in 1967, leading to its temporary shut-down. The Youth International Party, whose members were commonly called Yippies, was a highly theatrical and Anti-authoritarian Political party established in Abbot Howard "Abbie" Hoffman (November 30 1936 &ndash April 12 1989 was a radical social and political activist in the United States who co-founded the The New York Stock Exchange ( NYSE) is a Stock exchange based in New York City. In 1981, she married French film director Louis Malle. Louis Malle (30 October 1932 &ndash 23 November 1995 was a French Film director, working in both French and English. They had a daughter, Chloe Malle, in 1985, and were married until his death from cancer in 1995. Cancer (medical term Malignant Neoplasm) is a class of Diseases in which a group of cells display uncontrolled
Bergen has traveled extensively and speaks French fluently. She is a vegetarian and is now married to New York real estate magnate and philanthropist Marshall Rose. Vegetarianism is the practice of a diet that excludes Meat (including game and slaughter by-products Fish (including Shellfish and other sea Philanthropy is the act of donating money goods services time and/or effort to support a socially beneficial cause with a defined objective and with no financial or material
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Bergen, Candice Patricia|
|DATE OF BIRTH||May 9, 1946|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Beverly Hills, California, U.S.|
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