Legendary actor, Edgar Bergen, was born Edgar John Bergen on Feb 16, 1903 in Chicago, IL. Bergen died at the age of 75 on Sep 30, 1978 in Las Vegas, NV and was laid to rest in Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood, CA.
Ventriloquist Edgar Bergen appeared in over 40 film and TV roles including You Can't Cheat an Honest Man and I Remember Mama ÃÂÃÂ and of course he is most famously remembered as the voice behind Charlie McCarthy! Edgar Bergen is also the father of Candice Bergen, star of the TV sitcom, Murphy Brown.(Source: article by Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub).
HONORS and AWARDS:.
He was honored with three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Television, Motion Pictures and Radio. Edgar Bergen's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #45 on Jul 20, 1938. In addition, Bergen was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame and was immortalized on a US postal stamp in 1991. Bergen was never nominated for an Academy Award. However he won one Honorary Award in 1937 for his outstanding comedy creation, "Charlie McCarthy." .
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