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Bette Midler

Comedian / Film Actress / Musician / Television Actress / Voice Actress / Film Producer / Stage Actress / Actress | * 12/01/1945 (76) | Honolulu, Hawaii (United States of America (USA))
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Bette Midler (born December 1, 1945) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and comedian. Throughout her career which spans over five decades, Midler has received numerous accolades, including four Golden Globe Awards, three Grammy Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, and two Tony Awards, in addition to nominations for two Academy Awards and a British Academy Film Award. 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, selling over 30 million records worldwide, and has received four Gold, three Platinum, and three Multiplatinum albums by RIAA. Many of her songs became chart hits, including her renditions of "The Rose", "Wind Beneath My Wings", "Do You Want to Dance", "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy", and "From a Distance". She won Grammy Awards for Best New Artist, Best Female Pop Voca... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Music | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Bette Midler

Primetime Emmy Awards Grammy Award for Best New Artist Rachel Carson Award Crystal Award Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical Kennedy Center Honors 2x Academy Award for Best Actress Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress Grammy Award for Best New Artist

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Movies with Bette Midler as Actress(66)

as Winifred 'Winnie' Sanderson2021 Hocus Pocus 2
as Grandma (voice)2021 The Addams Family 2
as Bella Abzug2020 The Glorias
as Miriam Nessler2020 Coastal Elites
as Grandmama (voice)2019 The Addams Family
as Muv2018 Freak Show
as Mama Rose (archive footage)2013 Six by Sondheim
as herself2013 20 Feet from Stardom
as Diane Decker2012 Parental Guidance
as Kitty Galore (voice)2010 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
as Leah Miller2008 The Women
as Bernice Graves2007 Then She Found Me
as Herself - Actress2007 Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens
as Bobbie Markowitz2004 The Stepford Wives
as Dr. J. M. Perkins (uncredited)2000 What Women Want
as Jacqueline Susann2000 Isn't She Great
as Mona Dearly2000 Drowning Mona
as herself1999 Jackie's Back!
as herself1999 Get Bruce!
as Herself - Host1999 Fantasia 2000
as Lilly Leonard1997 That Old Feeling
as Brenda Morelli Cushman1996 The First Wives Club
as Doris Saphron (uncredited)1995 Get Shorty
as Mama Rose1993 Gypsy
as Winifred 'Winnie' Sanderson1993 Hocus Pocus
as Dr. Deborah Finegold-Fifer1991 Scenes from a Mall
as Dixie Leonard1991 For the Boys
as Mother Earth1990 The Earth Day Special
as Stella Claire1990 Stella
as Woman1989 The Lottery
as Cecilia 'CC' Carol Bloom1988 Beaches
as herself1988 Mickey's 60th Birthday
as Georgette (voice)1988 Oliver & Company
as Sadie Ratliff / Sadie Shelton1988 Big Business
as Sandy Brozinsky1987 Outrageous Fortune
as Barbara Whiteman1986 Down and Out in Beverly Hills
as Barbara Stone1986 Ruthless People
as herself1985 Live Aid
as Self - Hostess1984 1st Annual MTV Video Music Awards
as Bonita Friml1982 Jinxed!
as Herself / The Divine Miss M1980 Divine Madness
as Mary Rose Foster1979 The Rose
as Virgin Mary1974 The Thorn
as Lullaby Singer (voice)1972 Scarecrow in a Garden of Cucumbers
as Passenger (uncredited)1966 Hawaii

TV Shows/Series with Bette Midler as Actress(33)

as Hadassah Gold2019 The Politician
as herself2012 Inside Comedy
as Self - Panelist2010 The Marriage Ref
as herself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as herself2004 Strictly Come Dancing
as herself2002 American Idol
as Bette2000 Bette
as herself1997 The View
as Bette Midler (voice)1989 The Simpsons
as herself1989 Seinfeld
as herself1986 American Masters
as Herself - Host1984 MTV Video Music Awards
as herself1982 Wogan
as herself1982 Champs-Elysées
as herself1981 Wanna bet, that..?
1975 Cher
as Self - Musical Guest1975 Saturday Night Live
as herself1972 Musikladen
1952 Today

Movies with Bette Midler as Crew(8)

Production/Executive Producer2010 Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go On
Production/Executive Producer2002 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
Production/Producer1991 For the Boys
Production/Producer1988 Beaches
Writing/Writer1984 Bette Midler: Art or Bust
Writing/Writer1980 Divine Madness

TV Shows/Series with Bette Midler as Crew(1)

Production/Executive Producer1986 American Masters

Albums by Bette Midler on Apple Music / iTunes Store

The Divine Miss M Deluxe

20 Tracks - Pop
2016 - Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group Company. All Rights Reserved.

A Gift of Love

18 Tracks - Pop
2015 - Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group Company. All Rights Reserved. Manufactured and Marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company. Printed In U.S.A.

It's the Girls

15 Tracks - Pop
2014 - East West Records, a division of Warner Music UK Limited

The Rose (The Original Soundtrack Recording)

12 Tracks - Soundtrack
2013 - Atlantic Records. Marketed by Rhino Entertainment, a Warner Music Group Company

Beaches (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

10 Tracks - Soundtrack
2008 - Atlantic Recording Corp. Marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group Company

For the Boys (Music from the Motion Picture)

13 Tracks - Soundtrack
2008 - Atlantic Recording Corp. manufactured and marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company

Mud Will Be Flung Tonight!

9 Tracks - Pop
2008 - Atlantic Recording Corp., manufactured and marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group Company

Jackpot - The Best Bette

19 Tracks - Vocal
2008 - Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group Company

Cool Yule

12 Tracks - Holiday
2006 - SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

Cool Yule

11 Tracks - Holiday
2005 - SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

Bette Midler Sings the Peggy Lee Songbook

11 Tracks - Pop
2005 - SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

Bette Midler Sings the Peggy Lee Songbook

10 Tracks - Pop
2005 - SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

Gypsy (Soundtrack from the 1993 TV Show)

17 Tracks - Musicals
2005 - Warner Strategic Marketing

Experience the Divine - Greatest Hits (Deluxe Version)

18 Tracks - Vocal
2005 - Atlantic Recording Corp. Manufactured & Marketed by Warner Strategic Marketing.

Some People's Lives

11 Tracks - Vocal
2005 - Atlantic Recording Corp. Manufactured & Marketed by Warner Strategic Marketing.

Divine Madness (Live)

9 Tracks - Vocal
2005 - Atlantic Recording Corp. Manufactured & Marketed by Warner Strategic Marketing.

Thighs and Whispers

8 Tracks - Vocal
2005 - Atlantic Records Inc. Manufactured & Marketed by Warner Strategic Marketing.

The Divine Miss M

11 Tracks - Vocal
2005 - Atlantic Recording Corp. Manufactured & Marketed by Warner Strategic Marketing.

Live At Last

17 Tracks - Vocal
2005 - Atlantic Recording Corp. Manufactured & Marketed by Warner Strategic Marketing.

Bette Midler Sings the Rosemary Clooney Songbook

11 Tracks - Pop
2003 - Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

Bette

11 Tracks - Vocal
2000 - Warner Records Inc.

Bathhouse Betty

12 Tracks - Vocal
1998 - Warner Records Inc.

Bette of Roses

11 Tracks - Vocal
1995 - Atlantic Recording Corporation for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States.

Broken Blossom

11 Tracks - Vocal
1993 - Atlantic Recording Corporation for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States

No Frills

10 Tracks - Vocal
1983 - Atlantic Recording Corporation for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States.

Songs for the New Depression

11 Tracks - Pop
1975 - Atlantic Recording Corporation for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States.

Bette Midler

10 Tracks - Vocal
1975 - Atlantic Recording Corporation for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States.

Additional Information

Full Name: Bette Midler
Born: Saturday, 12/01 1945 (December) in Honolulu, Hawaii (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 76 years + 3 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: University of Hawaii, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Record Label: Warner Bros. Records, Atlantic Records, Columbia Records
Spouses (current/former): Martin von Haselberg
Bette Midler frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (31x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (27x, Actor)
Bill Hader (25x, Actor)
Larry David (24x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (21x, Actress)
Tress MacNeille (20x, Actress)
Jason Sudeikis (18x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (18x, Actor)
Chris Rock (17x, Actor)
Martin Short (16x, Actor)
Phil Hartman (16x, Actor)
Bruce Vilanch (9x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:5487, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 12/04/2021