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Bette Midler

Bette Midler

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    • December 1st, 1945
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.

Filmography

Acting (36 Credits)

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2021The Addams Family 2 as Grandma (voice)
2020Coastal Elites as Miriam Nessler
2020The Glorias as Bella Abzug
2019The Addams Family as Grandmama (voice)
2019The Politician as Hadassah Gold
2017Freak Show as Muv
2014And the Oscar Goes to...
2013Six by Sondheim as Mama Rose (archive footage)
2012Parental Guidance as Diane Decker
2010Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore as Kitty Galore (voice)
2008The Women as Leah Miller
2007Then She Found Me as Bernice Graves
2004The Stepford Wives as Bobbie Markowitz
2000Isn't She Great as Jacqueline Susann
2000Drowning Mona as Mona Dearly
2000What Women Want as Dr. J. M. Perkins (uncredited)
2000Bette as Bette
1999Jackie's Back! as Bette Midler
1997That Old Feeling as Lilly Leonard
1996The First Wives Club as Brenda Morelli Cushman
1995Get Shorty as Doris Saphron (uncredited)
1993Hocus Pocus as Winifred 'Winnie' Sanderson
1993Gypsy as Mama Rose
1991For the Boys as Dixie Leonard
1991Scenes from a Mall as Dr. Deborah Finegold-Fifer
1990Stella as Stella Claire
1988Big Business as Sadie Ratliff / Sadie Shelton
1988Beaches as Cecilia 'CC' Carol Bloom
1988Oliver & Company as Georgette (voice)
1987Outrageous Fortune as Sandy Brozinsky
1986Ruthless People as Barbara Stone
1986Down and Out in Beverly Hills as Barbara Whiteman
1985We Are the World
1982Jinxed! as Bonita Friml
1979The Rose as Mary Rose Foster
1966Hawaii as Passenger (uncredited)

Writer (1 Credits)

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Herself (6 Credits)

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201320 Feet from Stardom as Self
2010The Greatest Ears in Town: The Arif Mardin Story as Herself
1999Get Bruce as Herself
1999Fantasia 2000 as Herself - Host
1985Live Aid as Self
1980Divine Madness as Herself / The Divine Miss M

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