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Some Famous People with the surname of Bergen

Wikipedia Edgar John Bergen (February 16, 1903 ? September 30, 1978) was an American actor and radio performer, best known as a ventriloquist.
Wikipedia Polly Bergen (born Nellie Paulina Burgin; July 14, 1930) is an American Emmy Award-winning actress, singer, and entrepreneur.
Wikipedia Robert "Bob" Bergen (born March 8, 1964) is an American voice actor.
Wikipedia David Bergen (born 1957) is a Canadian novelist from Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Wikipedia A Dutch skipper from Leur, Adriaen van Bergen devised the plot to recapture the city of Breda from the Spanish during the Eighty Years' War.
Wikipedia Todd Bergen (born July 11, 1963 in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada) is a retired professional ice hockey centre who had a short-lived and strange career, most notably with the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League in 1984?85.
Wikipedia Joseph Young Bergen (1851 ? 1917) was an American scientist, born at Red Beach, Me.
Wikipedia This is a list of famous people from Bergen, Norway.
Wikipedia Frances Bergen (born Frances Westerman; 14 September 1922 ? 2 October 2006) was an American actress and fashion model.
Wikipedia Nora von Bergen (born April 19, 1990 in M?nsingen, Switzerland) is a Swiss ice dancer.
Wikipedia John Shellette Van Bergen (2 October 1885-December 20, 1969) was an American architect born in Oak Park, Illinois.
Wikipedia Gary Dean Bergen (born July 16, 1932 in Independence, Missouri) is a retired American basketball player.
Wikipedia Ingrid van Bergen (born 15 June, 1931) is a German film actress.
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Wikipedia Norman Bergen (born May 17, 1945 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American pianist, music arranger, record producer, band leader, musical director, and vocalist.

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