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Edgar Bergen
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Ventriloquist
    (February 16, 1903-September 30, 1978)
    Hosted 'The Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy Show' with his puppet 'Charlie McCarthy'
    Acted in 'You Can't Cheat an Honest Man,' 'Mickey and the Beanstalk,' 'I Remember Mama,' and 'Don't Make Waves'
    Father of Candice Bergen
    He gave his dummy a larger bedroom than his daughter.
    He did a ventriloquist act on the radio, where it didn't matter if you could see his mouth moving.
    When he started making films, he was revealed to be a horrible ventriloquist.
    He appeared in drag in 'Don't Make Waves.'
    His acting career was exclusively portraying himself.
    He acted in a movie called ‘Two Boobs in a Balloon.’
    He is one of the most famous ventriloquists of all time.
    He influenced many future puppeteers.
    In his act, he used his dummy, Charlie McCarthy, to poke fun at himself.
    He was married for over thirty years.
    His dummies are featured at the Smithsonian Institute and other important museums.
    He was the first president of the television academy.
    His show made the Radio Hall of Fame.
    David Copperfield is a huge fan, even purchasing an original Charlie McCarthy dummy.
    Jim Henson dedicated 'The Muppet Movie’ to him.

Credit: Wieland Kalligaro (some information provided by Jack Magic)


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