Knowledge Identifier: +Edgar_Bergen
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1903.
Countries: United States (87%), (7%), Mexico (3%)
Linked to: Lake View High School, National Broadcasting Company, Smithsonian Institution, NBC
Joan Bennett - She made a number of radio appearances from the 1930s to the 1950s, performing on such programs as "The Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy Show", "Duffy's Tavern", and the anthology series "Lux Radio Theater"
Arch Oboler - But in 1937, that sketch and a subsequent routine featuring West trading suggestive quips with Edgar Bergen's dummy Charlie McCarthy cause a furor that resulted in West being banned from broadcasting and from being mentioned at all on NBC programming for 15 years
Mae West - On December 12, 1937, West appeared in two separate sketches on ventriloquist Edgar Bergen's radio show "The Chase and Sanborn Hour"
Bob LeMond - LeMond's other blossoming television and radio credits during the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s included "Leave It to Beaver", "The Red Skelton Show", " Red Skelton", "Bat Masterson", "Our Miss Brooks", "My Friend Irma", " Spike Jones", Edgar Bergen's "Do You Trust Your Wife-" and "Life with Luigi"
In 1941, Bergen met 19 year old Frances Westerman, who had graduated from Los Angeles High School the year before, in the audience of Bergen's radio program as the guest of a member of his staff
Bill Erwin - Erwin began his theatrical career as ventriloquist Edgar Bergen's stage manager for Bergen's 1941 tour of the country
Frances Bergen - In 1941, Westerman met Edgar Bergen after a radio program when he was 38 and she was 19
The two were married in Mexico after years of long-distance courtship, on June 28, 1945
Spike Jones - After appearing as the house band on "The Bob Burns Show," Spike got his own radio show on NBC, "The Chase and Sanborn Program", as Edgar Bergen's summer replacement in 1945
Max Mason - On May 2, 1945 he appeared on Edgar Bergen's radio show to chat about the new observatory and trade jokes with Charlie McCarthy
Bill Thompson (voice actor) - He returned to "Fibber McGee" full-time in 1946, however, and became a semi-regular on Edgar Bergen's radio series as lecturer "Professor" Thompson
Luana Patten - In 1947, she appeared with Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, and Mortimer Snerd during the live action scenes in "Fun and Fancy Free"
Mary Costa - Between 1948 and 1951, she appeared with Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy on the Bergen radio show
Darla Hood - In 1955, she was a leading lady in the act of ventriloquist Edgar Bergen
Bergen hosted the television game show "Do You Trust Your Wife-" in 1956-57, later succeeded, in a daytime edition, by Johnny Carson
Frank De Vol - De Vol was musical director on Edgar Bergen's 1956-57 CBS prime-time game show, "Do You Trust Your Wife-"
He appeared in the Christmas 1957 episode of NBC's "The Gisele MacKenzie Show"
In 1958 Bergen appeared with his 12 year old daughter Candice on an episode of "You Bet Your Life" starring Groucho Marx
Jeff Dunham - November 4, 2009 and doing more to promote the art form than anyone since Edgar Bergen