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Polly Bergen
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Actress
    (July 14, 1930-September 20, 2014)
    Birth name is Nellie Paulina Burgin
    Acted in 'Across the Rio Grande (1949),' 'At War with the Army (1950),' 'Warpath (1951),' 'Fast Company (1953),' 'Cape Fear (1962),' 'The Caretakers (1963),' 'Kisses for My President (1964),' 'Making Mr. Right (1987),' 'Mother, Mother (1989),' 'Cry-Baby (1990),' 'Once Upon a Time...When We Were Colored (1995)' and 'Paradise, Texas (2005)'
    Hosted the TV variety series 'The Polly Bergen Show' (1957-58)
    Original panelist on the TV game show 'To Tell the Truth (1956-61)
    Portrayed Rhonda Henry in the TV mini-series 'The Winds of War (1983)' and 'War and Remembrance (1989)'
    Portrayed the mother of Geena Davis in the TV series 'Commander in Chief'
    Wrote the books 'The Polly Bergen Book of Beauty, Fashion, and Charm' (1962), 'Polly's Principles; Polly Bergen Tells You How You Can Feel and Look as Young as She Does' (1974) and 'I'd Love To, But What Will I Wear' (1977)
    What's up with those self-serving book titles?
    She was married and divorced three times, her first marriage lasting just one year.
    As a torch song singer, she cut over a dozen albums; only two charted and neither did that great.
    She was Emmy nominated twice for her Rhonda Henry role, losing both times.
    She was also nominated for and lost a Golden Globe in 1964 and a Tony in 2001.
    In 1959, she nearly lost her life and needed an abortion due to an ectopic pregnancy.
    Some time later she gave birth to a healthy baby and adopted two more children.
    She did win one award; a 1958 Emmy for 'Best Actress-Single Performance' in an episode of 'Playhouse 90.'
    She became a successful business entrepreneur, founding Polly Bergen Cosmetics, Polly Bergen Jewelry and Polly Bergen Shoes.
    She's ambitious in many areas, stating, 'I'm one of those people who always needs a mountain to climb. When I get up a mountain as far as I think I'm going to get, I try to find another mountain.'

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