Bette Midler

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Actor · Executive Producer · Writer
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Bette Midler 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... read more

Bette Midler 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".

Birth Name

Bette Davis Midler

Born

Saturday, 01 December 1945

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Actress Filmography

Hocus Pocus 2 Winifred Sanderson 2022
Lucy and Desi Self 2022
The 44th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Self - Honoree 2021
The Addams Family 2 Grandma (voice) / Grandma 2021
Wolfgang Self 2021
Live at Mister Kelly's Self 2021
The Story of Late Night Self 2021
Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special Self 2020
The Glorias Bella Abzug 2020
Coastal Elites Miriam Nessler 2020
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

Hocus Pocus 2 Winifred Sanderson 2022
Lucy and Desi Self 2022
The 44th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Self - Honoree 2021
The Addams Family 2 Grandma (voice) / Grandma 2021
Wolfgang Self 2021
Live at Mister Kelly's Self 2021
The Story of Late Night Self 2021
Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special Self 2020
The Glorias Bella Abzug 2020
Coastal Elites Miriam Nessler 2020
The Addams Family Grandmama (voice) / Grandma 2019
The Politician Hadassah Gold 2019
Rolling Thunder Revue Self 2019
The Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash Self / Winifred / Herself 2018
Freak Show Muv 2018
The 71st Annual Tony Awards Self - Winner 2017
SHOT! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock Self 2016
The 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Self -Singer 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self - Guest 2014
And the Oscar Goes to... Self 2014
Six by Sondheim Mama Rose (archive footage) / Mama Rose 2013
The Improv: 50 Years Behind the Brick Wall Self 2013
Celebrity Page Self 2013
20 Feet from Stardom Self 2013
Continental Self 2013
Parental Guidance Diane Decker 2012
Christmas in Rockefeller Center Herself 2012
Katie Self - Guest 2012
Casting By Self 2012
The 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Self - Presenter 2012
Inside Comedy Self 2012
Oprah Prime Self - Guest 2012
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 2011
Vito Self 2011
The Voice Self - Advisor, Self 2011
The 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Self 2011
Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go On Herself / Self 2010
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 2010
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore Kitty Galore / Kitty Galore (voice) 2010
The Greatest Ears in Town: The Arif Mardin Story Herself / Self 2010
The Marriage Ref Self - Panelist 2010
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 2009
Mark at the Movies Self 2009
Alan Carr: Chatty Man Herself - Guest 2009
Streisand: Live in Concert Self - Audience 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Herself - Guest 2009
RuPaul's Drag Race Self 2009
The Women Leah Miller 2008
Sex: The Revolution Self 2008
Then She Found Me Bernice Graves 2007
Chelsea Lately Diane Decker in 'Parental Guidance' 2007
Happy Birthday Elton! From Madison Square Garden, New York Self 2007
Talk to Me Self 2007
The Graham Norton Show Self - Guest 2007
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self - Singer 2006
Rachael Ray Self - Guest 2006
The One Show Self - Guest 2006
Dancing on Ice Self - Guest, Self 2006
From the Big Apple to the Big Easy: The Concert for New Orleans Herself / Self 2006
Gay Sex in the 70s Self 2005
The Colbert Report Herself - Guest 2005
Bette Midler Sings the Peggy Lee Songbook Herself / Self 2005
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Self 2005
Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live Self 2005
Project Runway Self - Guest Judge 2004
The Insider Herself (archive footage) 2004
The Jane Pauley Show Self - Guest 2004
The Stepford Wives Bobbie Markowitz 2004
Strictly Come Dancing Self - Musical Guest 2004
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 2003
Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years Rose 2003
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Herself - Guest, Self - Guest 2003
Imagine Self 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Herself - Guest 2003
American Idol Self 2002
What Women Want Dr. J.M. Perkins 2000
Bette Bette 2000
Isn't She Great Jacqueline Susann 2000
Drowning Mona Mona Dearly 2000
Fantasia 2000 Self - Host (segment "Piano Concerto No. 2, Allegro, Opus 102") / Herself - Host 1999
Loose Women Herself, Herself (archive footage), Self (archive footage) 1999
Jackie's Back! Bette Midler 1999
After Stonewall Self - Bette Midler at the Continental Baths 1999
Get Bruce Herself / Self 1999
The Roseanne Show Self - Guest 1998
The 40th Annual Grammy Awards Self 1998
Behind the Music Self 1997
The View Herself - Guest, Self - Guest 1997
That Old Feeling Lilly Leonard 1997
The 69th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1997
Diva Las Vegas Herself / Self 1997
The First Wives Club Brenda Morelli Cushman 1996
Mundo VIP Self 1996
E! True Hollywood Story Herself 1996
Ruby Wax Meets... Self - Guest 1996
Get Shorty Doris Saphron 1995
Peter Allen: The Boy from Oz Self 1995
Extra with Billy Bush Self (archive footage), Self 1994
Movie Magic Winifred / Self 1994
Inside the Actors Studio Self - Guest 1994
Gypsy Mama Rose 1993
The Nanny Bette Midler 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Herself - Guest 1993
Hocus Pocus Winifred / Winifred 'Winnie' Sanderson 1993
Barry Manilow: Greatest Hits & Then Some Herself 1993
Earth and the American Dream Reader 1992
Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories Self - Narrator (segment "Weird Parents") 1992
The 64th Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee 1992
Oscar's Greatest Moments Self 1992
For the Boys Dixie Leonard 1991
Scenes from a Mall Deborah / Dr. Deborah Finegold-Fifer 1991
The 33rd Annual Grammy Awards Self - Nominee & Performer 1991
The Earth Day Special Mother Earth 1990
The 32nd Annual Grammy Awards Self - Performer & Winner 1990
Stella Stella Claire 1990
The Simpsons Bette Midler 1989
Seinfeld Bette Midler 1989
Beaches CC Bloom / Cecilia 'CC' Carol Bloom 1988
Oliver & Company Georgette (voice) / Georgette 1988
Murphy Brown Caprice Feldman - Secretary #93, Caprice 1988
Inside Edition Self 1988
Big Business Sadie Ratliff / Sadie Shelton 1988
The 2nd Annual American Comedy Awards Self 1988
The 59th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1987
Outrageous Fortune Sandy / Sandy Brozinsky 1987
One Voice Self - Audience Member 1986
At the Movies Bobbie Markowitz 1986
Ruthless People Barbara Stone 1986
American Masters Self, Self - Narrator 1986
Down and Out in Beverly Hills Barbara Whiteman 1986
Women in Rock Self 1986
Live Aid Self 1985
We Are the World Self 1985
1st Annual MTV Video Music Awards Self - Hostess 1984
Bette Midler: Art or Bust! Herself / Self 1984
Breakaway Self 1983
Jinxed! Bonita Friml 1982
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Frank Capra Herself 1982
The 54th Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1982
Entertainment Tonight Self, Herself (archive footage) 1981
Divine Madness The Divine Miss M / Self / Herself 1980
The 52nd Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee 1980
The Rose Mary Rose Foster / Rose 1979
People Self 1978
The South Bank Show Self 1978
Bette Midler: Ol' Red Hair Is Back Herself - Host / Self - Host 1977
Rolling Stone Magazine: The 10th Anniversary Self 1977
The 19th Annual Grammy Awards Self 1977
Neil Sedaka Steppin' Out Self 1976
Saturday Night Live Self - Musical Guest 1975
Cher Self - Guest 1975
The Thorn Virgin Mary 1974
The Midnight Special Herself - Musical Guest 1972
Scarecrow in a Garden of Cucumbers Lullabye Singer / Lullaby Singer (voice) 1972
The David Frost Show Self - Guest 1969
Goodbye, Columbus Wedding Guest 1969
The Detective Girl at Party 1968
The 22nd Annual Tony Awards Self - Performer 1968
Hawaii Passenger 1966
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Herself - Guest 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Herself - Vocalist 1961
Family Jewels 1182

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

2020 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
2011 Emmy Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special Nominated
2001 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1998 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
1997 Emmy Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Music Program Won
1997 Emmy Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special Nominated
1994 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Won
1994 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1992 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1992 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Won
1992 Emmy Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program Won
1988 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1987 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1981 Golden Globe Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1980 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1980 Golden Globe Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Won
1980 Golden Globe New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture - Female Won
1978 Emmy Outstanding Special - Comedy-Variety or Music Won
1978 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Special Nominated
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