|July 14, 19301930-07-14|
|Date of death|
|September 20, 2014 (84 years)2014-09-20|
|Place of Birth|
|Actress, producer, writer|
Polly Bergen (born Nellie Paulina Burgin; July 14, 1930 – September 20, 2014) was an American actress, singer, television host, writer and entrepreneur.
She won an Emmy Award in 1958 for her performance as Helen Morgan in The Helen Morgan Story. For her stage work she was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance as Carlotta Campion in Follies in 2001. Her film work included Cape Fear (1962) and The Caretakers (1963), for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama. She hosted her own variety show for one season (The Polly Bergen Show), and as an author wrote three books on beauty, fashion and charm.
Bergen was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, to Lucy (née Lawhorn) and William Hugh Burgin, a construction engineer. "Bill Bergen", as he was later known, had singing talent and appeared with his daughter in several episodes of her 18-episode NBC comedy/variety show, The Polly Bergen Show, which aired during the 1957–1958 television season.
|Height||5 ft 5 in / 165 cm|
|Weight||126 lb / 57 kg|
|Breast/Bust size||33 in / 84 cm|
|Waist size||25 in / 64 cm|
|Hips size||34 in / 87 cm|
|Bra size||38B (US) / 85B (EU)|
|Cup size||B (US)|
|Shoe (Feet) Size||–|
|Race / ethnicity||White|