Edgar Bergen

1903 - 1978

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Edgar John Bergen (born Edgar John Berggren; February 16, 1903 – September 30, 1978) was an American actor, comedian, vaudevillian and radio performer, best known for his proficiency in ventriloquism and his characters Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edgar Bergen has received more than 1,280,635 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Edgar Bergen is the 4,009th most popular actor (up from 4,506th in 2019), the 6,240th most popular biography from United States and the 1,961st most popular American Actor.

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  • 20

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  • 3.40

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Among actors, Edgar Bergen ranks 4,009 out of 10,030Before her are Freddie Prinze Jr., Verónica Forqué, Noah Hathaway, Vinod Khanna, David Burke, and Davy Jones. After her are Krysten Ritter, Mikhail Zharov, Darry Cowl, Jack Davenport, Kane Hodder, and Jenette Goldstein.

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Among people born in 1903, Edgar Bergen ranks 219Before her are Eric A. Havelock, Guillermo Saavedra, Carlos Prío Socarrás, Juan Jover, Pál Kadosa, and Natallia Arsiennieva. After her are Johann Horvath, Anne Revere, Armand Blanchonnet, Millard Mitchell, Voldemar Väli, and W. V. D. Hodge. Among people deceased in 1978, Edgar Bergen ranks 166Before her are Bob Crane, Germain Derycke, Jānis Daliņš, Gotthard Handrick, Peggy Wood, and Ralph Metcalfe. After her are James B. Conant, Artem Alikhanian, Jorge Icaza Coronel, Cyrille Adoula, Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh, and Alexander Kipnis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edgar Bergen ranks 6,240 out of 15,968Before her are Stephen Decatur (1779), Noah Hathaway (1971), Gaylord Nelson (1916), Johnny Nash (1940), Paul Creston (1906), and Paul Butterfield (1942). After her are Thomas Hampson (1955), Krysten Ritter (1981), Sally Menke (1953), Kane Hodder (1955), Jenette Goldstein (1960), and Kate Bosworth (1983).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Edgar Bergen ranks 1,961Before her are Bert Lahr (1895), Ina Claire (1893), Vivica A. Fox (1964), Richard Benjamin (1938), Freddie Prinze Jr. (1976), and Noah Hathaway (1971). After her are Krysten Ritter (1981), Kane Hodder (1955), Jenette Goldstein (1960), Kate Bosworth (1983), Melinda Clarke (1969), and Laura Leighton (1968).

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