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Also Known As: Died: September 30, 1978
Born: February 16, 1903 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Belly Talkers (1996) as Himself
Bolstered by interviews with some of the more famous contemporary ventriloquists, an historic exploration of the world of ventriloquism that takes a look at the "dummies" and their alter egos--ranging from pros who use their skill as motivational tools at trade shows to voice throwers who promote re
Muppet Movie, The (1979) as Himself
Orson Welles interpreta Lew Lord, potente e famoso produttore cinematografico, contattato per produrre un film con Kermit la Rana e gli altri Muppets, dopo aver trattato con il loro agente.
Homecoming, The (1971) as Grandpa Walton
This was the pilot movie for "The Waltons" (which began its long run in September 1972), recounting the events of one day -- Christmas Eve, 1933 -- in the lives of a rural American mountain family. Later called "The Homecoming -- A Christmas Story," it won a Christopher Award as well as Emmy nominat
The Phynx (1970) as
A rock band tours to Albania to rescue kidnapped American stars.
Don't Make Waves (1967) as Madame Lavinia
A swimming-pool salesman gets mixed up with beauty queens and bodybuilders when he falls in love.
One Way Wahine (1965) as Sweeney
The Heart of Show Business (1957) as and Charlie McCarthy
Mystery Lake (1953) as Dr. Sorenson
Captain China (1950) as Mr. Haasvelt
Stormy waves in the South China Sea wash a drunken captain, Charles Chinnough, off his ship just before it crashes on a reef. He's then rescued by a passing vessel. Two months later the former captain, now in disgrace, sails as a passenger on a ship commanded by Brendensen, the man who had been the first-mate on his last voyage. Tension quickly develops between these two, especially since both are now attracted to the same female passenger, Kim Mitchell. A typhoon forces Chinnough and Brendensen to work together to save the ship while, at the same time, new information comes to light about their previous voyage together.
I Remember Mama (1948) as Mr. [Peter] Thorkelson
Norwegian immigrants face the trials of family life in turn-of-the-century San Francisco.
Fun and Fancy Free (1947) as Narrator of "Bongo"
Disney version of fairy tale "Jack and the Beanstalk", featuring Mickey, Donald and Goofy in the main roles. Also contains another short film, re-released as "Bongo"
Song of the Open Road (1944) as Himself
Child film star Jane Powell, fed up with her every move being stage managed by her stage mother, runs away and joins the U.S. Crop Corps, a small army of young folks staying at youth hostels and picking crops while adult farmworkers are at war. Totally clueless about the real world, befuddled Jane is embroiled in teen-romance complications while Mother frantically searches. Will her stardom help or hinder her new friends? W.C. Fields does a short act with Bergen and McCarthy.
Stage Door Canteen (1943) as
A USO girl defies the rules when she falls for a soldier visiting the star-studded Stage Door Canteen.
Here We Go Again (1942) as Himself
While on their second honeymoon, Fibber McGee and Molly get mixed up with con men.
Look Who's Laughing (1941) as Edgar Bergen
A radio star plans to build an airplane plant in a sleepy small town.
Charlie McCarthy, Detective (1939) as Himself
Scotty Hamilton is a reporter who works for a crooked editor. Bill Banning is another reporter who is about to expose the editor's ties to the mob. When the editor is killed, both reporter Banning and mobster Tony Garcia are suspected. However, Hamilton's friend Edgar Bergen solves the case (without much help from Charlie McCarthy).
You Can't Cheat an Honest Man (1939) as The Great Edgar
A circus manager tries to break up his daughter''''s romance with a ventriloquist.

Cast (special)

Kraft 75th Anniversary Special, The (1978)
Highlights of radio and television shows sponsored by Kraft Foods throughout its 75-year history.
My Sister Hank (1972) as Grandpa Bennett
The misadventures of Hank Bennett, a pretty teenage tomboy. In the pilot, Hank faces and attempts to overcome discrimination when, on account of gender, she is kept from joining the Little League team.
20th Century Follies (1972)
The pilot for a prospective weekly series of music and comedy sketches.
Hanged Man, The (1964) as Hotel Clerk
Siegel's second made-for-TV movie (his first, "The Killers," had been diverted to theatrical distribution, having originally been deemed too violent for television) is a remake of the chase melodrama "Ride the Pink Horse" (1947), set this time in New Orleans during Mardi Gras. A gunman sets out to a
Amos Burke: Who Killed Julie Greer? (1961) as Dr Coombs
The pilot film for "Burke's Law." The story of Amos Burke, an inspector with the Los Angeles Police Department. In the pilot episode, Burke attempts to solve the murder of a famous model.
Frances Langford Presents (1959) as Guest
An hour of music, song, and comedy in which hostess Frances Langford presents top-name performers. The program is actually two unsold half-hour pilots that were reedited to form a sixty-minute special.
Strawberry Blonde, The (1959) as Host
A musical adaptation of the Broadway play "One Sunday Afternoon" by James Hogan. The story relates a dentist's (Biff Grimes) attempts to get even with the man (Hugo Barnstead) who put him in jail and married his sweetheart (Virginia Brush, the strawberry blonde of the title). The play, under the ti
One Hour in Wonderland (1950) as Guest
Walt Disney's first venture into television. An hour of live performances and highlights from Disney cartoon classics.The Christmas Day special is the first TV program to be produced by a major studio, and was budgeted far beyond anything that had previously aired. Coca-Cola.

Cast (short)

The Lion Roars Again (1975)
This MGM promotional short advertises the studios resurgence into the movie industry in the mid-1970s.
Hollywood Handicap (1938)
In this short film, a group of musician stable hands race a horse in the Hollywood Derby at Santa Anita race track.
Bring on the Girls (1937)
In this comedic short, Edgar Bergen and his ventriloquist dummy partner Charlie McCarthy introduce the acts of a vaudeville show. Vitaphone Release 2079.
A Neckin' Party (1937)
In this comedic short, Edgar Bergen and his ventriloquist dummy Charlie McCarthy get into trouble in Mexico. Vitaphone Release 2088.
Double Talk (1937)
In this short film, a problem "child" attempts to foil his adoption at an orphanage. Vitaphone Release 1991.
Nut Guilty (1936)
This comedic short film presents Edgar Bergen and his ventriloquist dummy Charlie McCarthy providing their own form of comic justice over the courtroom. Vitaphone Release 1935.
Two Boobs in a Balloon (1935)
In this short film, Edgar Bergen and his ventriloquist dummy Charlie McCarthy take a flight in a hot air balloon. Vitaphone Release 1780.
All American Drawback (1935)
In this comedic short, a "student" must raise his grades or else no more football. Vitaphone Release 1877.
Pure Feud (1934)
In this comedic short, two siblings on vacation find themselves stuck between an odd family feud. Vitaphone Release 1638.
Africa Speaks -- English (1933)
In this comedic short, Edgar Bergen and his wisecracking dummy Charlie McCarthy face numerous obstacles when their plane crashes into an African jungle. Vitaphone Release 1482.
The Eyes Have It (1931)
In this comedic short, an eye doctor examines a "boy" who has been curiously absent from school. Vitaphone Release 1271.
Free and Easy (1931)
In this short film, a hobo and his "son" attempt a search for money in an abandoned house. Vitaphone Release 1285.
The Operation (1930)
In this short film, a doctor and nurse attempt to help a sick "young boy." Vitaphone Release 947.

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