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Edgar Bergen (1903–1978)


Edgar Bergen was born on February 16, 1903 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Edgar John Berggren. He was an actor, known for Fun & Fancy Free (1947), The Muppet Movie (1979) and Song of the Open Road (1944). He was married to Frances Bergen. He died on September 30, 1978 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Fun & Fancy Free Edgar Bergen / Charlie McCarthy / Mortimer Snerd
(1947)
(1979)
Song of the Open Road Edgar Bergen
(1944)
Letter of Introduction Edgar Bergen
(1938)

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 1976 Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood
Professor Quicksand
 1975 Police Story (TV Series)
Mr. Farber
- Company Man (1975) ... Mr. Farber
 1972 My Sister Hank (TV Movie)
Grandpa Bennett
 1971 The Homecoming: A Christmas Story (TV Movie)
Ebenezer Walton
 1971 The Waltons (TV Series)
Grandpa Zebb Walton
- The Homecoming: A Christmas Story (1971) ... Grandpa Zebb Walton
 1970 The Phynx
Edgar Bergen
 1968 Rogue's Gallery
Roy Benz
 1968 Laugh-In (TV Series)
Charlie McCarthy
- Episode #2.8 (1968) ... Charlie McCarthy (voice, uncredited)
 1967 Don't Make Waves
Madame Lavinia
 1965 One Way Wahine
Sweeney
 1964-1965 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Clyde Olsen / Horton Galbraith / George Smith
- Who Killed Wimbledon Hastings? (1965) ... Clyde Olsen
- Who Killed Cornelius Gilbert? (1964) ... Horton Galbraith
- Who Killed What's His Name? (1964) ... George Smith
 1964 The Hanged Man (TV Movie)
Hotel Clerk
 1964 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
Kenner
- The Fear-Makers (1964) ... Kenner
 1964 The Greatest Show on Earth (TV Series)
McTavish
 1964 The Littlest Hobo (TV Series)
Hjalmer
- Every Girl Should Have a Doll (1964) ... Hjalmer
 1961-1962 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Eugene Swanson / Dr. Samuels / Dr. Coombs
- Special Assignment (1962) ... Eugene Swanson
- A Time to Die (1962) ... Dr. Samuels
- Who Killed Julie Greer? (1961) ... Dr. Coombs
 1960 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
Charlie
- Moment of Fear (1960) ... Charlie
 1959 Five Fingers (TV Series)
Joseph Heidegger
- Dossier (1959) ... Joseph Heidegger
 1959 The Milton Berle Show (TV Series)
Edgar Bergen
- April Fool's Day (1959) ... Edgar Bergen
 1959 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Edgar Bergen
- The Bergen Show (1959) ... Edgar Bergen
 1954-1955 Shower of Stars (TV Series)
- All-Star Line-Up (1955)
- Lend an Ear (1954)
 1954 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
The Yankee
 1954 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Edgar Bergen / Charlie McCarthy
- Alice in Wonderland (1954) ... Edgar Bergen / Charlie McCarthy
 1953 Mystery Lake
Dr. Sorenson
 1950 Charlie's Haunt
Edgar Bergen
 1950 Captain China
Mr. Haasvelt
 1948 I Remember Mama
Mr. Thorkelson
 1947 Fun & Fancy Free
Edgar Bergen / Charlie McCarthy / Mortimer Snerd
 1947 Mickey and the Beanstalk (Short)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1946 Hour Glass (TV Series)
 1944 Song of the Open Road
Edgar Bergen
 1943 Stage Door Canteen
Edgar Berger
 1942 Here We Go Again
Edgar Bergen-Character / Charlie McCarthy / Mortimer Snerd
 1941 Look Who's Laughing
Edgar Bergen
 1939 Charlie McCarthy, Detective
Edgar Bergen
 1939 You Can't Cheat an Honest Man
The Great Edgar
 1938 Letter of Introduction
Edgar Bergen
 1938 Hollywood Handicap (Short)
Edgar Bergen
 1938 The Goldwyn Follies
Edgar Bergen
 1937 A Neckin' Party (Short)
Edgar Bergen
 1937 Double Talk (Short)
Dr. Bergen
 1937 Bring on the Girls (Short)
Edgar Bergen
 1936 Nut Guilty (Short)
Judge Bergen
 1935 All American Drawback (Short)
Coach Bergen
 1935 Two Boobs in a Balloon (Short)
Prof. Cicero Pu
 1934 At the Races (Short)
Edgar
 1934 Pure Feud (Short)
Edgar Albert Appletree
 1933 Africa Speaks -- English (Short)
Uncle
 1931 Free and Easy (Short)
Professor
 1931 The Eyes Have It (Short)
Dr. Wilbur Grant
 1931 Donkey Business (Short)
 1930 The Office Scandal (Short)
Mr. Depew
 1930 The Operation (Short)
Doctor Bruce Langdon
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(10/30/38) Radio: Appeared on "The Chase and Sanborn Hour" on NBC Radio. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Portrayals | 5 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Show me where Stalin is buried and I'll show you a communist plot. See more »

Trivia:

He and his daughter Candice Bergen were the only parent and child to each make guest appearances on The Muppet Show (1976). See more »

Nickname:

Eddie

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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