Polly Bergen

Polly Bergen

Performer

Polly Bergen, Tony nominee and Broadway vet best known publicly for her role in the original "Cape Fear," died Sept. 20, 2014, at her home in Southbury, CT. She was 84.

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  • Also known as: Nellie Paulina Burgin
  • Born: Jul 14, 1930 in Knoxville, TN, USA
  • Death: Sep 20, 2014 in Southbury, CT

Roles (10)

Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks Playbill - Opening Night Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks (2003)
Opened Oct 29, 2003
  • as Lily Harrison (Original)
Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks - Opening Night
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Cabaret Playbill - Preview, Feb 1998 Cabaret (1998)
Opened Mar 19, 1998
  • as Fraulein Schneider (Replacement)
  • Mar 25, 2002 - Sep 8, 2002
Follies Playbill - Opening Night Follies (2001)
Opened Apr 5, 2001
  • as Carlotta Campion (Original)
Follies - Opening Night
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Love Letters Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 1989 Love Letters (1989)
Opened Oct 31, 1989
  • as Melissa Gardner (Replacement)
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First Impressions Playbill - April 1959 First Impressions (1959)
Opened Mar 19, 1959
  • as Elizabeth Bennett (Original)
First Impressions - April 1959
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Production Placeholder Champagne Complex (1955)
Opened Apr 12, 1955
  • as Allyn Macy (Original)
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John Murray Anderson's Almanac Playbill - Dec 1953 John Murray Anderson's Almanac (1953)
Opened Dec 10, 1953
  • as Meg (Original)
  • as Singer of "Fini" (Original)
  • as Singer of "The Earth and the Sky" (Original)
  • as Singer of "I Dare to Dream" (Original)
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Awards

Drama Desk Award
2001 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Follies Nominee
Tony Award
2001 Featured Actress in a Musical Follies Nominee