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(Actress, model)

Relationship Facts of Candice Bergen

Candice Bergen is married to Marshall Rose.
She is mother of One(Chloé Françoise).
Candice Bergen is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

Candice Bergen's Marital Life!

During her political activist days, Bergen dated American politician, diplomat and geopolitical consultant Henry Kissinger.

She also dated American musician record producer Terry Melcher and late Hollywood writer and producer Bert Schneider.

Candice Bergen married French film director Louis Malle on September 27, 1980.

But Malle died of cancer on Thanksgiving Day in 1985. They had a daughter named Chloé Françoise born in 1985.

In 2000, Bergen married Philanthropist Marshell Rose at the age of 54. They are happy together but don’t have any children.

Who is Candice Bergen?

Candice Bergen is an American actress, former model, and political activist.

She is one of the highest-paid actresses of her time.

Entering screens in the 60s as ”ice princess”, she proved herself as the best actress of her time in the 70s.

She is popular for her role as Murphy Brown in the Tv series titled Murphy Brown. (1988-98, 2018)

Who are the parents of Candice Bergen?

Candice Bergen was born on May 6, 1946, in Beverly Hills, California.

Her father Edgar Bergen is a famous ventriloquist, comedian, and actor and her mother Frances Bergen was a model by profession.

At an early age, she was upset and irritated at being described as Charlie McCarthy’s (a character of her father as ventriloquist) little sister referring to her father’s dummy.

Candice Bergen made her radio debut at the age of 6 at her father’s radio station.

She attended Westlake School for Girls in Los Angeles, the Cathedral School in Washington D.C., and then went abroad to finish schooling at Montesano School in Switzerland.

Later, she studied at the University of Pennsylvania but couldn’t finish her graduation due to low grades.

During their college years, Candice Bergen was even elected both Homecoming Queen and Miss University.

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Caption: Candice Bergen with her husband ( Source: Pinterest)

Candice Bergen’s Career in Films

She started her career as a Ford model and was even featured on magazine covers including Vogue.

Candice Bergen received her acting training at HB studio in New York City. In 1966, Bergen made her screen debut playing a university lesbian student in the hit movie The Group.

The same year, she played in The Sand Pebbles. The movie was a huge hit and nominated for several Academy Awards.

Since then she played in many films such as The Day the Fish Came Out, Live for Life, The Adventures, A Night Full of Rain, Rich and Famous, Sweet Home Alabama, Home Again, The Romantics, and Book Club just to name a few.

In addition to acting, Bergen has written articles, a play, and a memoir, Knock Wood (1984), hand-painted designer bags, and even studied photography and worked as a photojournalist.

Nomination and Awards

Candice Bergen was nominated for the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for Starting Over (1979), and for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a supporting role for Gandhi (1982).

She produced and starred in the TV movie Mary & Tim (1996)

Career in Television

Apart from films, Bergen appeared in many tv series like Coronet blue, Arthur the King, Mayflower Madam, Sex and the City, Saturday Night Live, The Muppet Show, Hollywood Wives, Ink, Family Guy, and many more. She has received several nominations and appreciation for Murphy Brown (1988-98,2018) and Boston Legal(2005-2008).

Candice Bergen in Murphy Brown

Candice Bergen played the role of Murphy Brown, a tough television reporter.

The character Murphy Brown, a recovering alcoholic, became a single mother and later battled breast cancer.

The show was a big success. The show ran for ten seasons, between 1989 and 1998, Bergen was nominated for an Emmy Awards seven times and won five of them.

After her fifth win, she declined future nominations for the role.

After the show ended she was offered the job of a journalist but she declined the offer.

In 2018, Murphy Reboot was aired on CBS for 13 episodes but later it was canceled on May 10, 2019.

Candice Bergen: Net Worth and Instagram

Candice Bergen’s net worth is around $50 million as of 2023.

She has fans from all around the world. Her followers are around 155K  and therefore she earns about $1000 per Instagram post.

How tall is Candice Bergen?

Candice Bergen is 171 cm tall and weighs around 53 kg.

Her body measurements are 36-28-39 inches. She has blue eyes with blonde hair.

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