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Bette Midler

Bette Midler (born December 1, 1945) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, comedian, and film producer. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Midler began her professional career in several Off-Off-Broadway plays, prior to her engagements in Fiddler on the Roof and Salvation on Broadway in the late 1960s. She came to prominence in 1970 when she began singing in the Continental Baths, a local gay bathhouse where she managed to build up a core following. Since 1970, Midler has released 14 studio albums as a solo artist. Throughout her career, many of her songs became hits on the record charts, including her renditions of "The Rose", "Wind Beneath My Wings", "Do You Want to Dance", "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy", and "From a Distance". In a career spanning almost half a century, Midler has won three Grammy Awards, four Golden Globes, three Emmy Awards, and a Tony Award. She has sold over 30 million records worldwide, and has received four Gold, three Platinum, and three Multiplatinum albums by RIAA. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bette Midler, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Dec 1, 1945 In Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Latest Project:
Series Vegetable Soup 2022
Known For
Poster of Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
Poster of A Barry Manilow Christmas: Live by Request
Poster of Hocus Pocus
Poster of For the Boys
Series Vegetable Soup Unknown 2022
Movie Barry Manilow: Greatest Hits & Then Some Herself 2022
Movie Family Jewels Unknown 2022
Movie The Addams Family 2 Grandma (voice) 2021-09-30
Movie In Search of the Sanderson Sisters: A Hocus Pocus Hulaween Takeover Winifred Sanderson 2020-10-30
Movie Coastal Elites Miriam Nessler 2020-09-12
Movie The Glorias Bella Abzug 2020-12-18
Movie What the World Needs Now: Words by Hal Davis Host 2019-03-01
Movie Camp! The Movie Herself 2019-05-09
Movie The Addams Family Grandmama (voice) 2019-10-10
Series The Politician Hadassah Gold 2019-09-27
Movie Freak Show Muv 2018-01-12
Movie Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash Herself 2018-10-14
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... 2014-02-01
Movie Bette Midler: One Night Only Unknown 2014-12-15
Movie BBC Imagine: The Divine Miss M Unknown 2014-11-11
Movie 20 Feet from Stardom Herself 2013-06-14
Movie Six by Sondheim Mama Rose (archive footage) 2013-12-09
Series Inside Comedy Self 2012-01-26
Movie Parental Guidance Diane Decker 2012-12-25
Movie The Divine Miss M in Performance The Divine Miss M 2010-01-11
Movie The Greatest Ears in Town: The Arif Mardin Story Herself 2010-06-15
Movie Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go On Herself 2010-12-31
Movie Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore Kitty Galore (voice) 2010-07-28
Movie The Women Leah Miller 2008-09-12
Series The Graham Norton Show Herself 2007-02-22
Movie Atlantic Records: The House That Ahmet Built Narrator 2007-05-02
Series The Alan Titchmarsh Show Unknown 2007-09-03
Movie Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens Herself - Actress 2007-05-19
Movie Then She Found Me Bernice Graves 2007-09-07
Movie From the Big Apple to the Big Easy: The Concert for New Orleans Herself 2006-01-01
Series Dancing on Ice Unknown 2006-01-14
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie The Divine Bette Midler Herself 2005-01-01
Series Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Unknown 2005-08-03
Series The Reichen Show Unknown 2005-11-11
Movie Bette Midler Sings the Peggy Lee Songbook Herself 2005-10-25
Movie The Stepford Wives Bobbie Markowitz 2004-06-10
Movie Bette Midler - Inside The Actors Studio Herself 2004-03-21
Series Strictly Come Dancing Unknown 2004-05-15
Movie Bette Midler: Kiss My Brass Live at Madison Square Garden Unknown 2004-06-18
Movie 'Twas the Night - A Holiday Celebration Self 2004-10-05
Movie A Barry Manilow Christmas: Live by Request Unknown 2003-12-05
Series American Idol Herself 2002-06-11
Series Good Day Live Unknown 2001-09-17
Movie Drowning Mona Mona Dearly 2000-03-03
Movie Isn't She Great Jacqueline Susann 2000-01-28
Series Bette Bette 2000-10-11
Movie What Women Want Dr. J. M. Perkins (uncredited) 2000-12-15
Movie Get Bruce! Herself 1999-01-01
Movie Bette Midler: Divine Miss Millennium Unknown 1999-12-06
Movie Fantasia 2000 Herself - Host 1999-12-17
Movie That Old Feeling Lilly Leonard 1997-04-04
Movie Bette Midler: Diva Las Vegas Herself 1997-01-18
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series Ruby Wax Meets Unknown 1996-01-28
Movie The First Wives Club Brenda Morelli Cushman 1996-09-20
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Movie Peter Allen: The Boy From Oz Self 1995-01-01
Movie Get Shorty Doris Saphron (uncredited) 1995-10-20
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 1994-01-03
Movie A Century of Cinema 1994-01-01
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Hocus Pocus Winifred 'Winnie' Sanderson 1993-07-16
Movie Gypsy Mama Rose 1993-12-12
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Earth and the American Dream 1992-10-01
Movie Scenes from a Mall Dr. Deborah Finegold-Fifer 1991-02-22
Movie For the Boys Dixie Leonard 1991-11-22
Movie Stella Stella Claire 1990-02-02
Movie The Earth Day Special 1990-04-22
Movie The Lottery Woman 1989-05-01
Series Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05
Series The Simpsons herself (voice) 1989-12-17
Movie Big Business Sadie Ratliff / Sadie Shelton 1988-06-10
Movie Bette Midler's Mondo Beyondo Mondo Beyondo; Eudora P Quickly 1988-03-20
Series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Unknown 1988-09-05
Movie Mickey's 60th Birthday Herself 1988-11-13
Movie Beaches Cecilia 'CC' Carol Bloom 1988-12-21
Movie Oliver & Company Georgette (voice) 1988-11-18
Movie Outrageous Fortune Sandy Brozinsky 1987-01-30
Movie Ruthless People Barbara Stone 1986-06-26
Movie Down and Out in Beverly Hills Barbara Whiteman 1986-01-31
Series American Masters Self 1986-06-23
Movie We Are the World: The Story Behind the Song 1985-01-28
Movie Live Aid Self 1985-07-13
Movie Bette Midler: Art or Bust Herself 1984-08-18
Series MTV Video Music Awards Herself - Host 1984-09-14
Series Wogan Herself 1982-05-04
Series Champs-Elysées Unknown 1982-01-16
Movie Jinxed! Bonita Friml 1982-10-22
Series Wanna bet, that..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Movie Divine Madness Herself / The Divine Miss M 1980-09-26
Movie The Rose Mary Rose Foster 1979-11-07
Movie Rolling Stone Magazine: The 10th Anniversary Herself 1977-11-25
Movie Bette Midler: Ol' Red Hair Is Back Herself - Host 1977-12-07
Movie The Bette Midler Show: The Depression Tour Unknown 1976-06-19
Series Cher Unknown 1975-02-16
Series Saturday Night Live Self - Musical Guest 1975-10-11
Movie The Thorn Virgin Mary 1974-05-24
Movie Scarecrow in a Garden of Cucumbers Lullaby Singer (voice) 1972-03-16
Series Musikladen Unknown 1972-12-13
Movie Bette Midler at the Continental Baths Self 1971-11-27
Movie Hawaii Passenger (uncredited) 1966-10-10
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Self 1962-10-01
Series Tony Awards Performer 1956-04-01
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14