May 9, 1946
75 years old
5 ft 7½ in | 171 cm tall
36-28-39 in | 91.5-71-99 cm
70 kg | 154 lbs
8 US | 38.5 EU
Candice Patricia Bergen was born in Beverly Hills, California, United States, on May 9, 1946, is an American actress.
Young Candice Bergen first started her career as a fashion model.
She made her big screen debut in drama film The Group (1966) in role as 'Lakey' Eastlake.
She got her television debut in CBS adventure drama series Coronet Blue (1967) in episode "The Rebels", in role as Enid Toler.
Her breakthrough performance came as Susan in comedy drama movie Carnal Knowledge (1971).
She landed her Broadway debut in a play "Hurlyburly" (1984).
She was nominated for the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Jessica Potter in comedy film Starting Over (1979).
She was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance as Margaret Bourke-White in biographical film Gandhi (1982).
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actress for her role as Shirley Eckert in epic war movie The Sand Pebbles (1966).
She was nominated for a Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Funniest Supporting Actress – Comedy for her role as Kathy Morningside in action comedy film Miss Congeniality (2001).
She was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Villain for her performance as Mayor Kate Hennings in romantic comedy movie Sweet Home Alabama (2002).
Bite the Bullet (1975) Western opposite Gene Hackman, James Coburn and Ben Johnson
Soldier Blue (1970) Western with Peter Strauss, and Donald Pleasence
Getting Straight (1970) comedy drama opposite Elliott Gould, Robert F. Lyons and Jeff Corey
View from the Top (2003) romantic comedy with Gwyneth Paltrow, Christina Applegate and Mark Ruffalo
The In-Laws (2003) action comedy opposite Michael Douglas, Albert Brooks and Robin Tunney
The Group (1966) drama with Joan Hackett, Elizabeth Hartman and Shirley Knight
Rich and Famous (1981) drama opposite Jacqueline Bisset and Meg Ryan
The Hunting Party (1971) Western with Oliver Reed, Gene Hackman and Simon Oakland
Live for Life (1967) romantic drama opposite Yves Montand, Annie Girardot and Irène Tunc
The Magus (1968) mystery with Michael Caine and Anthony Quinn
Stick (1985) crime drama opposite Burt Reynolds, Charles Durning and George Segal
The Domino Principle (1977) neo-noir thriller with Gene Hackman, Mickey Rooney and Richard Widmark
The Meyerowitz Stories (2017) comedy drama opposite Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller and Dustin Hoffman
Book Club (2018) romantic comedy with Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda and Mary Steenburgen
Let Them All Talk (2020) comedy drama opposite Meryl Streep, Dianne Wiest and Gemma Chan
She won two Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress and five Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Murphy Brown in CBS sitcom Murphy Brown (1988–1998, 2018).
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Shirley Schmidt in ABC legal comedy drama television series Boston Legal (2005-2008).
She hosted Saturday Night Live (1975–1981) in 7 episodes.
Hollywood Wives (1985) ABC miniseries in role as Elaine Conti
Law & Order: Trial by Jury (2005) NBC legal drama series in role as Judge Amanda Anderlee
House (2011) Fox medical drama series in role as Arlene Cuddy
The Conners (2021) ABC sitcom in role as Barb
Attended the Harvard-Westlake School.
Studied at the University of Pennsylvania.
Studied acting at HB Studio in New York City.
Has Swedish ancestry.
Has brother, Kris Bergen.
She won a Television Critics Association Career Achievement Award in 1998.
Good friends with actresses Christine Kaufmann and Ali MacGraw.
Speaks French fluently.
She dated Bert Schneider (1971-1974), Jack Nicholson (1971), Peter Beard (1970), Henry Kissinger (1970) and Terry Melcher (1963-1969).
She was married to French film director Louis Malle (1980-1995), they had one daughter, Chloe Françoise.
She married real estate magnate Marshall Rose in 2000.