|Date of Birth||14 September 1922, Birmingham, Alabama, USA|
|Date of Death||2 October 2006, Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Birth Name||Frances Westerman|
Mini Bio (1)
The daughter of William and Lillie Mae Westerman, her father died of tuberculosis when she was ten years old. Her mother then moved the family to Los Angeles.
She suffered a skull fracture in an auto accident when she was 14. While recuperating, she was given a Charlie McCarthy doll to cheer her up. Little did she know she'd later marry Charlie McCarthy creator, famous comedian and ventriloquist, Edgar Bergen.
Graduated from Los Angeles High School, where she was a pom-pom girl. At 19, Frances was in the audience of Edgar Bergen's radio program as the guest of a member of his staff. Sitting in the front row, her long legs caught the attention of the 39-year-old star, who asked to meet her. They were married in Mexico after a year of long distance courtship.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: S. Wolfsberger
|Edgar Bergen||(28 June 1945 - 30 September 1978) (his death) (2 children)|