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Edgar Bergen

Bergen with his ventriloquist dummy Charlie McCarthy in Stage Door Canteen (1943)
Born Edgar John Bergren
(1903-02-16)February 16, 1903
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died September 30, 1978(1978-09-30) (aged 75)
Paradise, Nevada, U.S.
Cause of death Kidney disease
Resting place Inglewood Park Cemetery
Occupation Actor, comedian, ventriloquist
Years active 1930–1978
Spouse(s) Frances Westerman (1945–1978); 2 children

Well, a friend in need is a friend indeed.
Nobody seems to know yet how television is going to affect the radio, movies, love, housekeeping or the church, but it has definitely revived vaudeville.
Edgar Bergen
But Charlie, Charlie, how can we ever really know anything? Charlie, what or who is God?
Edgar Bergen
You find out your mistakes from an audience that pays admission.
OK, magic boy, let's see who you really are.
I was asking Charlie the most important questions, and you heard the answers.
Edgar Bergen
After 13 years of life on the half shell in Hollywood, I have made a trip where I wasn't a tourist.
Edgar Bergen
I've never told you the story of Alice in Wonderland, have I?
So many people are working in vaudeville today that I looked for three weeks to book enough acts for an hour bill and didn't have them until the night before we opened in Buffalo and money was no object!
Edgar Bergen
Show me where Stalin is buried and I'll show you a Communist Plot.
Hey kid, do you want to come and talk to Charlie?