Candice Bergen Biography (1946-)

Full name, Candice Patricia Bergen; born May 9, 1946, in Beverly Hills, CA; daughter of Edgar (a ventriloquist, comedian, and actor) and Frances (a fashion model under the name Frances Westcott; maiden name, Westerman) Bergen; married Louis Malle (a film director), September 27, 1980 (died November 24, 1995); married Marshall Rose (a real estate magnate), June 15, 2000; children: (first marriage) Chloe. Addresses: Agent: William Morris Agency New York, 1325 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019; William Morris Agency, 151El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Publicist: PMK/HBH, 700 San VicenteBlvd., Suite G910, West Hollywood, CA 90069.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, producer, photographer, writer
Birth Details
May 9, 1946
Beverly Hills, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Herself (uncredited infant role), Unusual Occupations (documentaryshort film; also known as Unusual Occupations L-6-6: Film Tot Holiday), Paramount, 1947
  • Lakey Eastlake, The Group, United Artists, 1966
  • Shirley Eckert, The Sand Pebbles, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1966
  • Electra Brown, The Day the Fish Came Out (also known as Otan tapsaria vgikan sti steria), International Classics, 1967
  • Candice, Live for Life (also known as Vivere pour vivere and Vivre pour vivre), United Artists/Lopert, 1967
  • Herself, Flash 02 (documentary short film), 1967
  • Lily/Julie, The Magus, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1968
  • Herself, Wedding of the Doll (documentary), 1968
  • Sue Ann Daley, The Adventurers, Paramount, 1970
  • Jan, Getting Straight, Columbia, 1970
  • Kathy "Cresta" Marybelle Lee, Soldier Blue, Avco Embassy, 1970
  • Susan, Carnal Knowledge, Avco Embassy, 1971
  • Title role, T. R. Baskin (also known as Date with a Lonely Girl), Paramount, 1971
  • Melissa Ruger, The Hunting Party, United Artists, 1971
  • Maren Shirell, 11 Harrowhouse (also known as Anything for Love, Eleven Harrowhouse, and Fast Fortune), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1974
  • Miss Jones, Bite the Bullet, Columbia, 1975
  • Eden Pedecaris, The Wind and the Lion, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/UnitedArtists, 1975
  • (Uncredited) Herself, The Lion Roars Again (documentary short film), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1975
  • The Cassandra Crossing, Avco Embassy, 1976
  • Ellie Tucker, The Domino Principle (also known as The Domino Killings and El domino principe), Avco Embassy, 1977
  • Lizzy, The End of the World (in Our Usual Bed in a Night Full of Rain) (also known as A Night Full of Rain, La fine del mondo nel nostro solito letto in una notte piena di pioggia, and La fine del mundoin una notte piena di pioggia), Warner Bros., 1978
  • Marcie Bonwit, Oliver's Story, Paramount, 1978
  • Jessica Potter, Starting Over, Paramount, 1979
  • Merry Noel Blake, Rich and Famous, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1981
  • Margaret Bourke-White, Gandhi (also known as Richard Attenborough's Film: Gandhi), Columbia, 1982
  • (As Olga Mallsnerd) Voice of SAL 9000, 2010 (also known as 2010: The Year We Make Contact), 1984
  • Kyle McLaren, Stick, Universal, 1985
  • Herself, Frames from the Edge, 1989
  • Herself, Who Is Henry Jaglom? (documentary), Calliope Films, 1995
  • Interviewee, Belly Talkers (documentary), 1996
  • Kathy Morningside, Miss Congeniality (also known as Miss Undercover), Warner Bros., 2000
  • Mayor Kate Hennings, Sweet Home Alabama, Buena Vista, 2002
  • Sally Weston, View from the Top, Miramax, 2003
  • Judy Tobias, The In-Laws (also known as Ein Ungleiches Paarand Wild Wedding--Ein ungleisches Paar), Warner Bros., 2003
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Title role, Murphy Brown, CBS, 1988-98
  • Narrator, Understanding, 1994
  • Herself, Exhale with Candice Bergen, Oxygen, 2000-
  • Shirley Schmidt, Boston Legal, ABC, 2004-
  • Judge Amanda Anderlee, a recurring role, Law & Order: Trial by Jury, NBC, 2005
  • Miniseries
  • Elaine Conti, Hollywood Wives, ABC, 1985
  • Herself, "Beauty," The Human Face (documentary; also known as The Human Face with John Cleese), The Learning Channel, 2001
  • Movies
  • Morgan Le Fey, Arthur the King (also known as Merlin and the Sword), CBS, 1985
  • Ewa Berwid, Murder: By Reason of Insanity (also known as My Sweet Victim), CBS, 1985
  • Sydney Biddle Barrows, Mayflower Madam, CBS, 1987
  • Mary Horton, Mary and Tim (also known as Tim), CBS, 1996
  • Daisy Lowendahl, Footsteps, CBS, 2003
  • Pilots
  • Judge Amanda Anderlee, Law & Order: Trial by Jury, NBC, 2004
  • Specials
  • The Way They Were, syndicated, 1981
  • Host, The Best of Brazilian Television, 1982
  • Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes All-Star 50th Anniversary, CBS, 1986
  • Memories Then and Now, CBS, 1988
  • Herself, It's Up to Us: The Giraffe Project, PBS, 1988
  • Guest, The Barbara Walters Special, ABC, 1989
  • CBS Premiere Review Spectacular, CBS, 1989
  • Host, Paris '89, TBS, 1989
  • CBS Comedy Bloopers, CBS, 1990
  • CBS Comedy Bloopers II, CBS, 1990
  • Comic Relief IV, HBO, 1990
  • Time Warner Presents the Earth Day Special, ABC, 1990
  • Big Bird's Birthday or Let Me Eat Cake, PBS, 1991
  • Funny Women of Television: A Museum of Television and Radio Tribute (also known as Funny Women of Television), NBC, 1991
  • A User's Guide to Planet Earth: The American Environment Test, ABC, 1991
  • Aretha Franklin: Duets, Fox, 1993
  • Bob Hope: The First Ninety Years, NBC, 1993
  • Host, Great Television Moments: What We Watched, ABC, 1993
  • Laughing Matters (also known as Funny Business), Showtime,1993
  • Voice of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, A Century of Women (documentary; also known as A Family of Women), TBS, 1994
  • CBS Sneak Peek II, CBS, 1994
  • Comic Relief VI, HBO, 1994
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Jack Nicholson, CBS, 1994
  • Herself, The World of Jim Henson (documentary), HBO, 1994
  • Herself, All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Streets Forever! (alsoknown as Sesame Street's All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Streets Forever), ABC, 1994
  • The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies, HBO, 1995
  • The Murphy Brown Special, CBS, 1995
  • Host, Images of Life: Photographs That Changed the World, CBS, 1996
  • Night of about 14 CBS Stars (also known as CBS Fall Preview), Comedy Central, 1996
  • The 53rd Presidential Inaugural Gala (also known as An AmericanGala), CBS, 1997
  • Herself, Intimate Portrait: Jacqueline Bisset (documentary), Lifetime, 1997
  • AFI's 100 Years ... 100 Movies, CBS, 1998
  • Artists and Entertainers: People of the Century: CBS News/Time 100, CBS, 1998
  • CBS: The First 50 Years, CBS, 1998
  • Interviewee, Intimate Portrait: Faith Ford (documentary), Lifetime, 1998
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Robert Wise, NBC, 1998
  • Host, Influences: From Yesterday to Today, 1999
  • Saturday Night Live: 25th Anniversary Primetime Special, NBC, 1999
  • A Home for the Holidays, CBS, 1999
  • Intimate Portrait: Diane von Furstenberg (documentary), Lifetime,2000
  • Herself, The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, CBS, 2001
  • Murphy Brown: TV Tales, E! Entertainment Television, 2002
  • Host, AFI's 100 Years ... 100 Passions, CBS, 2002
  • The 26th Annual Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the PerformingArts, CBS, 2003
  • Herself, The Passions of Louis Malle (documentary), 2003
  • Herself, CBS at 75: A Primetime Celebration, CBS, 2003
  • Great Women of Television Comedy: A Museum of Television & Radio Special, NBC, 2003
  • Hollywood Home Movies (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2004
  • Awards Presentations
  • Copresenter, The 39th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1967
  • Presenter, The 42nd Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1970
  • Copresenter, The 45th Annual Academy Awards, NBC, 1973
  • Copresenter, The 46th Annual Academy Awards, NBC, 1974
  • Copresenter, The 576h Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1985
  • The 41st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Presentation, Fox, 1989
  • The 61st Annual Academy Awards Presentation, ABC, 1989
  • The 42nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Presentation, Fox, 1990
  • Presenter, The 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Presentation, ABC, 1990
  • Herself, The 63rd Annual Academy Awards, 1991
  • The 49th Annual Golden Globe Awards, TBS, 1992
  • Presenter, The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Fox, 1992
  • The 6th Annual American Comedy Awards, ABC, 1992
  • Presenter, The 45th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, ABC, 1993
  • Presenter, The 46th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, ABC, 1994
  • Presenter, The 8th Annual American Comedy Awards, ABC, 1994
  • Presenter, The 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Fox, 1995
  • Presenter, The 1996 Emmy Awards (also known as The 48th AnnualPrimetime Emmy Awards), ABC, 1996
  • American Comedy Honors, Fox, 1997
  • Presenter, The 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, 1997
  • Presenter, The Walt Disney Company Presents the 8th American Teacher Awards, 1998
  • Herself, The 2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Fox, 2000
  • Herself, The 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, NBC, 2002
  • Episodic
  • You Bet Your Life, NBC, 1957
  • The Hollywood Palace, 1964
  • Mystery guest, What's My Line?, 1965
  • Enid, "The Rebel," Coronet Blue, CBS, 1967
  • "The Woody Allen Special," The Kraft Music Hall, NBC, 1969
  • Herself, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, 1973, 1975, 1980, 1981, 1989, 1990
  • Commentator, Today Show, NBC, 1975
  • Host, Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1975, 1976, 1986, 1987, 1990
  • Herself, The Muppet Show, syndicated, 1976
  • Barbara, "Moving Day," Trying Times, PBS, 1987
  • Late Night with David Letterman, NBC, 1987, 1988
  • CBS This Morning, CBS, 1988
  • Entertainment Tonight, syndicated, 1988 and 1989
  • Good Morning America, ABC, 1988 and 1989
  • The Pat Sajak Show, CBS, 1989
  • The Phil Donahue Show, syndicated, 1989
  • "TV's 50th Anniversary Special," Today Show, NBC, 1989
  • Murphy Brown, "The Keys," Seinfeld, NBC, 1992
  • Narrator, "Little Penguin's Tale," Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories, 1992
  • Herself, Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 1993, 1994, 1997, 2000
  • Interviewee, "Edgar Bergen: His Many Voices," Biography, Arts andEntertainment, 1995
  • Murphy Brown, "Murphy's Law," Ink, CBS, 1996
  • Herself, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1996, 1997
  • 60 Minutes, CBS, 1998
  • Voice of Gloria Ironbox, "I Am Peter, Hear Me Roar," Family Guy (animated), Fox, 2000
  • Voice of Murphy Brown, "A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Bucks," Family Guy (animated), Fox, 2000
  • Enid Mead, Vogue, "A `Vogue' Idea," Sex and the City, HBO,2002
  • Enid Mead, Vogue, "Plus One Is the Loneliest Number," Sex and the City, HBO, 2002
  • The View, ABC, 2002, 2003
  • Herself, This Hour Has 22 Minutes, CBC, 2003
  • Herself, "Strangers with Candice," Will & Grace, NBC, 2003
  • Live with Regis and Kelly, 2003
  • The Early Show, 2003
  • Enid Frick, "Splat!," Sex and the City, HBO, 2004
  • Judge Amanda Anderlee, "The Brotherhood," Law & Order, NBC, 2004
  • Reader, Between the Lines, Arts and Entertainment, 2004
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Co-executive producer, Murphy Brown, CBS, 1996-98
  • Executive producer, Exhale with Candice Bergen, Oxygen, 2000-
  • Movies
  • Co-executive producer, Mary and Tim (also known as Tim), CBS, 1996
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) Sabrina Fair, Westbury Music Fair, Westbury, NY, 1967
  • (Broadway debut) Darlene, Hurlyburly, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, 1985
  • Radio Appearances
  • (Radio debut) The Chase and Sanborn Show Starring Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy, 1952
  • WRITINGS
  • Books
  • Knock Wood (autobiography), Linden Press, 1984
  • Stage Plays
  • The Freezer, published in Best Short Plays of 1968, 1968
  • Contributor of articles and photographs to periodicals, including Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Interview, Life, National Geographic, Playboy, and Vogue.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Contemporary Authors, Volume 142, Gale, 1994
    • Gruen, John, Close Up, Viking, 1968, pp. 32-35
    • International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, Volume 3: Actors and Actresses, 4th edition, St. James Press, 2000
    • Newsmakers 90, Issue 1, Gale, 1990, pp. 22-25
    • Reed, Rex, Travolta to Keaton, Morrow, 1979, pp. 134-38
    • St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, St. James Press, 2000
    Periodicals
    • American Film, October, 1981, pp. 67-70
    • Chicago Tribune, April 5, 1984, pp. 1, 17
    • Cosmopolitan, October, 1993, p. 182
    • Good Housekeeping, January, 1996, p. 80; May, 1997, p. 122
    • New York Times, April 13, 1984
    • People Weekly, April 9, 1984, p. 97; May 11, 1992, p. 14; December11, 1995, pp. 73-75; May 25, 1998, p. 54; October 4, 1999, p. 116; May 8, 2000, p. 168; July 3, 2000, p. 74
    • Rolling Stone, January 26, 1989
    • Time, May 11, 1992, pp. 59-60
    • TV Guide, May 18, 1996, p. 18

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