Murphy Brown, a recovering alcoholic , became a single mother and later battled breast cancer. She played the role for five seasons. In addition to acting, Bergen has written articles, a play, and a memoir, Knock Wood As a child, Candice was irritated at being described as "Charlie McCarthy's little sister" referring to her father's star dummy. August 8, in Relationships Tags: Join 66 other followers. All without you even trying or caring. Tate and four others were murdered in the home in August 9, , by followers of Charles Manson. More recently she appeared in the movie Bride Wars as Marion St. During her activist days she participated in a Yippie prank when she, Abbie Hoffman , and others threw dollar bills onto the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in , leading to its temporary shutdown. In she played the leading female role in The Magus , a British mystery film also starring Michael Caine and Anthony Quinn , that was almost universally ridiculed on its release. The Brown character arranges for a truckload of potatoes to be dumped in front of Quayle's residence, an allusion to an infamous incident in which Quayle erroneously directed a school child to spell the word "potato" as "potatoe". A subsequent episode explored the subject of family values within a diverse set of families. The show ran for ten seasons and between and , Bergen was nominated for an Emmy Award seven times and won five. Is she hiding something? Bergen starred in the controversial Western Soldier Blue , a worldwide hit but a failure in its homeland, perhaps because of its unflattering portrayal of the U. Does she hate us?