Candice Patricia Bergen (born May 9, 1946) is an American actress and former fashion model. She won five Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards for her eleven seasons as the title character on the CBS sitcom Murphy Brown (1988–98, 2018). She is also known for her role as Shirley Schmidt on the ABC drama Boston Legal (2005–08). She 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).
|Full name at birth||
Candice Patricia Bergen
|Claim to fame||
Murphy Brown, Boston Legal
|Date of birth||
9 May 1946
|Place of birth||
Beverly Hills, California, USA
Former Model, Actress, Photographer
5' 7½" (171 cm)
120 lbs (54.4 kg)
Husky resonant voice
Harvard-Westlake School, Los Angeles, CA
University of Pennsylvania (expelled)
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