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Bergen Foundation

Profile

Last profile update: 02/01/2016
Last grant data update: 09/03/2016

At A Glance

Bergen Foundation

13701 Riverside Dr., No. 800

Sherman Oaks, CA United States 91423-2430

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

EIN

956044540

BRIDGE Number

6279863804

Background

Established in 1963 in CA - Founded by the late Edgar and Frances Bergen. Edgar Bergen was an actor, radio performer and ventriloquist. He was well known for his ventriloquist act with his puppet Charlie McCarthy. Frances Bergen, his wife, was an actress and the model for "the Chesterfield Girl" and "the Ipana Girl" advertisements. She was professionally known as Frances Westcott. Candice Bergen, their daughter, is an actress, well known for her starring role in the television sitcom "Murphy Brown."