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Henry Bergman

Actor | * 02/23/1868 († 78, 10/22/1946) | San Francisco, California (United States of America (USA))
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Henry Bergman (February 23, 1868 – October 22, 1946) was an American actor of stage and film, known for his long association with Charlie Chaplin. ()

Henry Bergman (February 23, 1868 – October 22, 1946) was an American actor of stage and film, known for his long association with Charlie Chaplin. Born in San Francisco, California, he acted in live theater, appearing in Henrietta in 1888 at the Hollis Street Theater in Boston and in the touring production of The Senator in 1892 and 1893. He made his Broadway debut in 1899. He made his first film appearance was with The L-KO Kompany in 1914 at the age of forty-six. In 1916, Bergman started working with Charlie Chaplin, beginning with The Pawnshop. For the rest of his career, Bergman remained as a character actor for Chaplin and worked as a studio assistant, including Assistant Director. He played in many Chaplin shorts and later features, including The Immigrant, The Gold Rush and The Circus. Bergman's last on-screen appearance was in Modern Times as a restaurant manager, and his final off-screen contribution was for The Great Dictator in 1940. Chaplin helped Bergman finance a restaurant in Hollywood named Henry's, which became a popular spot for celebrities as a precursor to the later Brown Derby restaurant. Henry Bergman continued to be associated with the Chaplin Studios until his death from a heart attack in 1946. He is interred in the Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in Culver City, California.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Romance / Love

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Movies with Henry Bergman as Actor(37)

as Head Waiter (archive footage)2013 Birth of the Tramp
as Himself (archive footage)1996 Chaplin's Goliath
as Various (archive footage)1959 The Chaplin Revue
as Various Roles (archive footage)1941 The Charlie Chaplin Festival
as Cafe proprietor1936 Modern Times
as Mayor / Blind Girl's Downstairs Neighbor (uncredited)1931 City Lights
as An Old Clown1928 The Circus
as Hank Curtis1925 The Gold Rush
as Drinking Companion1922 Pay Day
as Professor Guido / Night Shelter Keeper (uncredited)1921 The Kid
as Sleeping Hobo / Guest in Cop Uniform1921 The Idle Class
as Bearded man in flophouse1919 The Professor
as Villager and Edna's Father1919 Sunnyside
as Fat Unemployed Man (uncredited)1918 A Dog's Life
as Man who steps on Mayme's foot1918 100% American
as John Bull (British version)1918 The Bond
as Fat Whiskered Soldier / The Kaiser's General / Bartender1918 Shoulder Arms
as The Detective1917 The Black Stork
as The Artist1917 The Immigrant
as Masseur1917 The Cure
as Kidnapper (uncredited)1917 Easy Street
as Judge Brown - The Father / Docker1917 The Adventurer
as (uncredited)1916 The Vagabond
as Old Man (uncredited)1916 The Floorwalker
as The Pawnbroker1916 The Pawnshop
as Mrs. Stout1916 The Rink
as Director of Historical Film1916 Behind the Screen
as Louise's Father1915 Married on Credit

Movies with Henry Bergman as Crew(2)

Directing/Assistant Director1936 Modern Times
Directing/Assistant Director1931 City Lights

Full Name: Henry Bergman
Born: Sunday, 02/23 1868 (February) in San Francisco, California (United States of America (USA))
Died: Tuesday, 10/22 1946 (October) in Hollywood (aged: 78)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Other names for Henry Bergman (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Генрі Бергман"
"Генрі Берґман"
Henry Bergman frequently works together with these people:
Charlie Chaplin (131x, Crew)
Roland Totheroh (27x, Crew)
Edna Purviance (22x, Actress)
Albert Austin (21x, Actor)
John Rand (17x, Actor)
Vincent Bryan (14x, Crew)
Eric Campbell (13x, Actor)
Maverick Terrell (13x, Crew)
Frank J. Coleman (12x, Actor)
William C. Foster (10x, Crew)
Henry P. Caulfield (10x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:59818, Added: 05/17/2018, Last updated: 10/09/2021