Frances Bergen

Actress + Model
Born Sep 14, 1922
Hometown Birmingham, Alabama
Died Oct 2, 2006
Death Place Old Los Angeles
Other Names Westerman, Frances

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


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Frances Bergen.


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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