Bette Midler

Bette Midler

 

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Bette Midler (born December 1, 1945) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, comedian, and film producer.[1]

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 2008, she signed a contract with Caesars Palace in Las Vegas to perform a show titled Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go On, which ended in 2010.

Midler made her motion picture debut in 1979 with The Rose, which earned her a Golden Globe for Best Actress. She has since starred in a number of hit films, which include: Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Outrageous Fortune, Beaches, The First Wives Club, Hocus Pocus, and The Stepford Wives. She also starred in For the Boys and Gypsy, and won two additional Golden Globe Awards for these films.

In a career spanning almost half a century, Midler has won three Grammy Awards, four Golden Globes, three Emmy Awards, and two Tony Awards. She has sold over 30 million records worldwide, and has received four Gold, three Platinum, and three Multiplatinum albums by RIAA.[2][3]

Midler is currently appearing on Broadway in a revival of Hello, Dolly!, which began preview performances on March 15, 2017 and premiered at the Shubert Theatre on April 20, 2017.[4][5] It was her first leading role in a Broadway musical.[6] On June 11, 2017, Midler received the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for the title role in Hello, Dolly!.

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The First Wives Club is a 1996 American comedy film, based on the best-selling 1992 novel of the same name by Olivia Goldsmith.

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Bette Midler Says Bon Jovi Has Her Rock Hall of Fame Vote: ‘I Love Him!’
  –  October 31, 2017
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ballots were mailed out to 800 potential voters this week, and Bon Jovi already has one big supporter in their corner: Bette Midler. Speaking to ... played a Janis Joplin-esque rock singer in her Oscar-nominated performance ...
‘Hocus Pocus’ Remake Slammed By Bette Midler: ‘It's Going to Be Cheap!’
  –  October 31, 2017
Bette Midler isn’t going to star in the TV remake of “Hocus ... On the 20-year anniversary of the film, the “Wind Beneath My Wings” singer said “Hocus Pocus” was her favorite movie. “Kids, grown-ups, everyone takes part in it.
Pink confirms she threw shade at Kim Kardashian for ‘talking about Bette Midler’ – and explains why she did it
  –  October 21, 2017
Pink has revealed why she mocked Kim Kardashian’s nude selfie last year – because the reality tv star took on Bette Midler. The 38-year-old singer appeared on Watch What Happens Live as she discussed the pair’s disagreement and revealed exactly why ...
Bette Midler Hosts Her ‘Hulaween’ Benefit in a (Gasp!) Cathedral
  –  November 2, 2017
And so Bishop Andrew M.L. Dietsche had to intervene Monday for Bette Midler’s annual Hulaween benefit by preventing ... “Green space is an inalienable right,” she said, as pounding music gave way to ominous organ chords urging guests to take their ...
Happy Hulaween! Inside Bette Midler’s Annual Costume Gala in New York
  –  October 31, 2017
No one does Halloween quite like Bette Midler, and every year, she outdoes herself when she ... as the cathedral was swathed in amber light projections, and spooky organ music gave way to playful tracks like Stevie Wonder’s “Superstition.”
Photo Coverage: HELLO, DOLLY! Cast Dresses Up for Bette Midler's Hulaween!
  –  October 31, 2017
gathered last night at Bette Midler's annual Hulaween bash.The annual benefit supporting ... Midler's annual benefit is a night filled with celebrity sightings, good food, great music and donations to NYRP, which transforms space in underserved communities ...

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