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Candice Bergen

Candice Bergen

  • Group, The (1966) September 27 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Born: May 9, 1946 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Beverly Hills, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1952:
Radio debut as guest on father's program
1958:
Appeared with her father on Groucho Marx's quiz show "You Bet Your Life" (NBC) as Candy Bergen
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Became a Ford model in NYC; used cover-girl fees to buy cameras
1966:
Film acting debut in "The Group," playing a glamorous lesbian
1966:
Played Shirley Eckert, an assistant school teacher in the Oscar nominated movie, "The Sand Pebbles"
1967:
Made adult TV episodic debut, "Coronet Blue" (CBS)
1968:
Wrote play, "The Freezer" (included in "Best Short Plays of 1968")
1971:
Acted in the Mike Nichols directed "Carnal Knowledge"
1975:
Worked as photojournalist for <i>Life, Playboy</i> and <i>Esquire</i>
1975:
Starred as an American woman kidnapped in the Middle East in the period drama "The Wind and the Lion"
1978:
Co-starred opposite Ryan O'Neal in "Oliver's Story," a sequel to O'Neal's 1970 hit film "Love Story"
1979:
Earned a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination for her comedic turn as Burt Reynolds' ex-wife in "Starting Over"
1981:
Teamed with Jacqueline Bisset in George Cukor's "Rich and Famous"
1982:
Played photojournalist Margaret Bourke-White in the Oscar-winning "Gandhi"
1985:
Last feature film for 15 years, "Stick"
1985:
Broadway debut in the Mike Nichols directed "Hurlyburly"; replaced Sigourney Weaver in the role of Diane
1985:
TV-movie debut in "Arthur the King" (CBS)
1985:
Made miniseries debut in "Hollywood Wives" (ABC)
1988:
TV series debut, playing controversial TV journalist "Murphy Brown" (CBS); show achieved a level of political notoriety in the 1992 presidential election when Dan Quayle mentioned the show in a campaign speech, known as the "Murphy Brown speech"
1996:
Made first TV-movie in nearly a decade, "Mary & Tim" (CBS)
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Hosted the talk show "Exhale" for the Oxygen network
2000:
Returned to features in "Miss Congeniality" as the sweet-yet-demented pageant host Kathy Morningside
2002:
Served as an occasional contributor to NBC's morning show "Today"
2002:
Played the NYC mayor in "Sweet Home Alabama"
2002:
Had a recurring role on HBO's "Sex and the City" playing Enid Frick, Carrie Bradshaw's (Parker) editor at Vogue
2003:
Appeared on NBC's "Will & Grace" as 'Candy Bergen,' an acquaintance of Karen
2005:
Joined the cast of ABC's "Boston Legal" as Shirley Schmidt, the third partner of Crane, Poole & Schmidt; earned Golden Globe (2005), Emmy (2006, 2008) and SAG (2006) nominations
2008:
Reprised the role of Vogue editor, Enid Frick in "Sex and the City: The Movie"
2008:
Featured in Diane English's female ensemble "The Women," a remake of the 1936 play by Clare Boothe Luce
2009:
Co-starred opposite Kate Hudson and Anne Hathaway in the comedy "Bride Wars"

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