December 1, 1945
75 years old
5 ft 1 in | 155 cm
36-25-36 in | 91.5-63-91.5 cm
44 kg | 97 pounds
6.5 US | 37 EU
Bette Midler was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on December 1, 1945, is an American actress and singer.
Young Bette Midler started her acting career on the New York stage.
She made her professional debut in a plays: "Miss Nefertiti Regrets" and "Cinderella Revisited" in New York City (1965).
She got her Broadway debut in musical "Fiddler on the Roof" (1966-1969) in role as Tzeitel.
She made her big screen debut in drama movie Hawaii (1966) in uncredited role as Passenger.
Her breakthrough performance came as Mary Rose Fostera, rock and roll singer in drama film The Rose (1979), for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress and she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.
She started her musical career in a local gay bathhouse Continental Baths in New York City (1970).
She released her first album "The Divine Miss M" in 1972.
The Tale of the Allergist's Wife (2021) comedy in role as Marjorie Taub, with Sharon Stone
The Addams Family 2 (2021) animated comedy horror in voice role as Grandmama
The Glorias (2020) biographical in role as Bella Abzug, opposite Julianne Moore, Alicia Vikander and Janelle Monáe
The Addams Family (2019) animated comedy horror in voice role as Grandmama
She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress and she won a Golden Globe Award for her role as Dixie Leonard in comedy drama musical movie For the Boys (1991).
She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Rose Hovick in musical comedy drama film Gypsy (1993).
The Stepford Wives (2004) science fiction horror comedy with Nicole Kidman and Glenn Close
Jinxed! (1982) comedy in role as Bonita Friml
Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986) comedy with Nick Nolte
Outrageous Fortune (1987) comedy with Peter Coyote
Ruthless People (1986) black comedy with Danny DeVito
Hocus Pocus (1993) comedy horror fantasy with Sarah Jessica Parker
The First Wives Club (1996) romance comedy with Goldie Hawn and Diane Keaton
Then She Found Me (2007) comedy drama with Helen Hunt and Colin Firth
Parental Guidance (2012) family comedy opposite Billy Crystal and Marisa Tomei
Freak Show (2017) comedy drama in role as Muv
She won three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program for:
Bette Midler in Concert: Diva Las Vegas (1997) HBO TV special
Ol' Red Hair is Back (1977) Television special
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1992) Talk show
She starred in CBS sitcom Bette (2000–2001).
The Politician (2019-2020) comedy drama streaming television series in role as Hadassah Gold
She studied drama at the University of Hawaii.
Studied theatre at HB Studio.
She received a special Tony Award for "adding lustre to the Broadway season" (1974).
She won a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance as Dolly Gallagher Levi in musical Hello, Dolly! (2017).
She has released 14 studio albums.
Fan of Susan Boyle.
Was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6922 Hollywood Boulevard in 1985.
Huge fan of singer Rosemary Clooney.
Good friends with Debbie Harry and 50 Cent.
Founded a non-profit organization the New York Restoration Project (NYRP) in 1995.
She dated Peter Riegert (1975) and Aaron Russo (1972-1979).
She married artist Martin von Haselberg in 1984, they have a daughter, Sophie von Haselberg.