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Candice Bergen

Television Actress / Film Actress / Model (person) / Television Presenter / Penwoman / Photographer / Stage Actress / Film Producer / Television Producer | * 05/09/1946 (77) | Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA))
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Candice Patricia Bergen (born May 9, 1946) is an American actress. She won five Primetime Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards for her portrayal of the title character on the CBS sitcom Murphy Brown (1988–1998, 2018). She is also known for her role as Shirley Schmidt on the ABC drama Boston Legal (2005–2008). In films, Bergen was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Starting Over (1979) and for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Gandhi (1982). Bergen began her career as a fashion model and appeared on the cover of Vogue before she made her screen debut in the film The Group (1966). She starred in The Sand Pebbles (1966), Soldier Blue (1970), ()
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Candice Patricia Bergen (born May 9, 1946) is an American actress and former fashion model. She won five Primetime Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards for her portrayal of the title character on the CBS sitcom Murphy Brown (1988–1998, 2018-2019). She is also known for her role as Shirley Schmidt on the ABC drama Boston Legal (2005–2008). In films, Bergen was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Starting Over (1979), and for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Gandhi (1982).Bergen began her career as a fashion model and appeared on the cover of Vogue before she made her screen debut in the film The Group (1966). She starred in The Sand Pebbles (1966), Soldier Blue (1970), Carnal Knowledge (1971), and The Wind and the Lion (1975). She made her Broadway debut in the 1984 play Hurlyburly and starred in the revivals of The Best Man (2012) and Love Letters (2014). From 2002 to 2004, she appeared in three episodes of the HBO series Sex and the City. Her other film roles include Miss Congeniality (2000), Sweet Home Alabama (2002), The Women (2008), Bride Wars (2009), Book Club (2018) and Let Them All Talk (2020).

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Candice Bergen

2x Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical 5x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actress 7x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series 2x Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series 3x Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series Tca Career Achievement Award Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Villain Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy 2x Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series 3x Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actress
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Movies with Candice Bergen as Actress(73)

2023 Harvest Moon
as Barbara2022 As They Made Us
as Self (voice) (archive footage)2021 The Capote Tapes
as Self (archive footage)2020 Belushi
as Roberta2020 Let Them All Talk
as Sharon2018 Book Club
as Lillian Stewart2017 Home Again
as Nadine Henly2016 Rules Don't Apply
as Self - Actor2015 In Their Own Words: Jim Henson
as Self (archiveFootage)2015 Louis Malle, le rebelle
as Bernice2015 Beautiful & Twisted
as Donna Mitchler2014 A Merry Friggin' Christmas
as Self (archive footage)2014 And the Oscar Goes To...
as Murphy Brown (archive footage)2013 Inequality for All
as Narrator2011 Elusive Justice
as Augusta Hayes2010 The romantics
as Fern (archive footage)2010 The Women of SNL
as Marion St. Claire2009 Bride Wars
as Catherine Frazier2008 The Women
as Enid Frick2008 Sex and the City
as Judy Tobias2003 The In-Laws
as Sally Weston2003 View from the Top
as Daisy Lowendahl2003 Footsteps
as Mayor Kate Hennings2002 Sweet Home Alabama
as Kathy Morningside2000 Miss Congeniality
as herself1997 Who Is Henry Jaglom?
as Mary Horton1996 Mary & Tim
as Self (archive footage)1994 The World of Jim Henson
as Murphy Brown1990 The Earth Day Special
as Sydney Biddle Barrows1987 Mayflower Madam
as Kyle1985 Stick
as Morgan Le Fay1985 Arthur the King
as SAL 90001984 2010
as Margaret Bourke-White1982 Gandhi
as Merry Noel Blake1981 Rich and Famous
as Jessica Potter1979 Starting Over
as Marcie Bonwit1978 Oliver's Story
as Eden Pedecaris1975 The Wind and the Lion
as herself1975 The Lion Roars Again
as Miss Jones1975 Bite the Bullet
as Maren Shirell1974 11 Harrowhouse
as Susan1971 Carnal Knowledge
as Melissa Ruger1971 The Hunting Party
as T. R. Baskin1971 T.R. Baskin
as Sue Ann Daley1970 The Adventurers
as Kathy Maribel Lee, 'Cresta'1970 Soldier Blue
as Jan1970 Getting Straight
as Lily1968 The Magus
as Candice1967 Live for Life
as Electra Brown1967 The Day the Fish Came Out
as Lakey1966 The Group
as Shirley Eckert1966 The Sand Pebbles

TV Shows/Series with Candice Bergen as Actress(32)

as Barb2018 The Conners
as Constance (Russ' mom)2015 Battle Creek
as The Closer (voice)2014 BoJack Horseman
as Beth Henry2013 The Michael J. Fox Show
as Amanda Anderlee2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury
as Shirley Schmidt2004 Boston Legal
as Arlene Cuddy2004 House
as Murphy Brown (voice)1999 Family Guy
as Gloria Ironbox (voice)1999 Family Guy
as Enid Mead1998 Sex and the City
as Enid Frick1998 Sex and the City
as herself1998 Will & Grace
as herself1997 The View
as Self - Guest1996 The Rosie O'Donnell Show
as Judge Amanda Anderlee1990 Law & Order
as Murphy Brown1989 Seinfeld
as Murphy Brown1988 Murphy Brown
as herself1986 American Masters
as Elaine Conti1985 Hollywood Wives
as herself1983 Harty
as Self - Special Guest Star1976 The Muppet Show
as Self - Cameo (uncredited)1975 Saturday Night Live
as herself1975 Saturday Night Live
as Self - Host1975 Saturday Night Live
as Self - Guest1968 The Dick Cavett Show
as herself1965 Dim Dam Dom
as herself1964 The Hollywood Palace
as herself1961 The Mike Douglas Show
as Self - Mystery Guest1950 What's My Line?

TV Shows/Series with Candice Bergen as Crew(1)

Production/Co-Executive Producer1988 Murphy Brown

Additional Information

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Born: Thursday, 05/09 1946 (May) in Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 77 years + 291 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Pennsylvania, Harvard-Westlake School, Stella Adler Studio of Acting, HB Studio
Represented by: ICM Partners
Spouses (current/former): Louis Malle
Father: Edgar Bergen
Mother: Frances Bergen
Other names for Candice Bergen (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Candice Patricia Bergen"
"Candy Bergen"
"Olga Mallsnerd"
Candice Bergen frequently works together with these people:
Rachael MacFarlane (63x, Actress)
John Viener (39x, Actor)
Larry David (37x, Actor)
Ralph Garman (33x, Actor)
Alec Sulkin (31x, Actor)
Andy Samberg (30x, Actor)
Phil LaMarr (30x, Actor)
Steve Callaghan (29x, Actor)
Danny Smith (29x, Actor)
Alexandra Breckenridge (27x, Actress)
Warren Beatty (7x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:6986, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 02/18/2024