Frances Bergen

Actress + Model
Born Sep 14, 1922

Frances Bergen was an American actress and fashion model. She was the wife of ventriloquist Edgar Bergen and the mother of actress Candice and film & television editor Kris Bergen.

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  • Brookline Chamber Of Commerce Honors Local Businesses At Annual Meeting And Awards Ceremony
    Brookline Patch - Jun 19, 2012
  • Frances Bergen, 84, Actress And Model
    NYTimes - Oct 08, 2006
  • Marie Windsor, Femme Fatale And Queen Of The B's, Dies At 80
    NYTimes - Dec 14, 2000
  • Review/Film; A Man, A Woman And A Sperm Bank Yield A 90's Romance
    NYTimes - May 28, 1993


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1922 Birth Born in 1922.


1936 14 Years Old In 1936, she suffered a skull fracture in an auto accident, at age 14. … Read More
1941 19 Years Old In 1941, Westerman met Edgar Bergen after a radio program when he was 38 and she was only 19. … Read More


1945 23 Years Old The two were married in Mexico, after years of a long distance courtship, on June 28, 1945, and remained happily married until Edgar's death in 1978 at age 75. … Read More


2006 84 Years Old Bergen died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles of undisclosed causes on October 2, 2006, aged 84. … Read More
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