Candice Bergen Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 29 Oct, 2017
Facts of Candice Bergen
Date of Birth: 1946 , May-9
Age: 75 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Candice Bergen
Birth Name Candice Patricia Bergen
Father Frances Bergen
Mother Edgar Bergen
Birth Place/City Beverly Hills
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $25 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Married Yes
Married to Marshall Rose (m. 2000), Louis Malle (m. 1980)
Children Chloe Malle
Divorce Marshall Rose , Louis Malle (Div.1995)
Awards Emmy Awards
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The five-time Emmy Award winner, Candice Bergen is an actress and former fashion model. Began her career as a fashion model, she made her appearance on the front cover of Vogue magazine.

Bergen has been honored with several awards including Emmy Awards and Golden Globe Awards.

Early life and education

Candice Bergen was born as Candice Patricia Bergen on May 9, 1946, in Beverly Hills, California. She belongs to the While-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality.

Bergen is born to Frances Bergen, former Powers model & Edgar Bergan, a famous ventriloquist and an actor. She grew up along with her older brother, Kris Bergen in a well-established family.

Bergen joined the University of Pennsylvania where she was selected for the Miss University & Homecoming Queen. Due to which she could not concentrate on her studies & failed to graduate.


Murphy Bergen began her career as a model & featured on the covers of several magazines including Vogue. Along with modeling, she also involved in acting as well. Bergen made her screen debut from the movie, The Group as Lakey Eastlake in 1966 directed by Sidney Lumet.

 During the same year, Bergen also worked in another movie, The Sand Pebbles along with Richard Attenborough, Steve McQueen, and others which nominated for the Academy Award.

Apart from the movies, Bergen also appeared in various television series among which Coronet Blue is one of them. It was her first series, where she portrayed as Enid Toler. She even got much of the appreciation for the series including Boston Legal and Murphy Brown.

Bergen won some of the prestigious awards including Golden Globe Awards, Emmy Awards (five times), Television Academy Hall of Fame Awards & many others.  

Personal life

Bergen, 71, is married and has a child. She married Louis Malle, a French film director, on September 27, 1980, in the French countryside, at Malle’s family estate. She resided in a Spanish-Style residence in California with her daughter. 
Bergen previously had a relationship with her boyfriend, Terry Melcher. The couple resided at 10050 Cielo Drive in Los Angeles. The property was later occupied by Sharon Tate and her husband, Roman Polanski. Tate and four others were killed by the followers of Charles Manson on August 9, 1969, in the home.

Few years after the marriage, Bergen gave birth to their first child, a daughter Chloe Malle in 1985. Her husband passed away at the age of 67 from cancer leaving his wife on the Thanksgiving Day in 1995.

Bergen faced trouble after the death of her husband, Louis and devastated. She remained single for years and later married to a New York real estate magnate, Marshall Rose in 2000. 

Bergen has a step-son, Manuel Cuotemoc Malle, and a step-daughter, Justine Malle from her ex-husband, Louis' previous relationships.

Bergen revealed some news about her past dating life in an interview on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah which became one of the highlighted stories.

In the Interview, Bergen stated that she once dated the present president of the US, Donald Trump during her college time. 

Net worth

Candice Bergen currently has an estimated net worth of $25 million. Her works in several magazines, films, and television series helped her to earn a good amount of money.


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