'Charlie McCarthy was Edgar Bergen’s famed ventriloquist dummy partner. Charlie was part of Bergen’s act as early as high school, and by was attired in his famous top hat, tuxedo, and monocle. In the photo above, he tried a somewhat more casual outfit.
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February 16th is the birthday of Edgar John Bergen, (1903-1978) an American actor, comedian, and radio performer, best known for his proficiency in ventriloquism and his characters Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd. He is also the father of actress Candice Bergen. o o o SurvivalBlog Writing...