Biography

Bette Midler is an American singer, actress and comedian, also known (by her informal stage name) as The Divine Miss M. She has starred in live-action films such as Ruthless People, Beaches and Hocus Pocus, as well as featuring in animated films such as Oliver & Company and Fantasia 2000.

During her more than forty-year career, Midler has been nominated for two Academy Awards; and won four Grammy Awards, four Golden Globes, three Emmy Awards, and a special Tony Award. She has also sold over 30 Million records as an artist.

Bette Midler is an American singer, actress and comedian, also known (by her informal stage name) as The Divine Miss M. She has starred in live-action films such as Ruthless People, Beaches and Hocus Pocus, as well as featuring in animated films such as Oliver & Company and Fantasia 2000.

During her more than forty-year career, Midler has been nominated for two Academy Awards; and won four Grammy Awards, four Golden Globes, three Emmy Awards, and a special Tony Award. She has also sold over 30 Million records as an artist.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 89

Birthday 1945-12-01

Place of Birth Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Official Site http://www.bettemidler.com

Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Barry Manilow: Greatest Hits & Then Some as Herself
The Glorias: A Life on the Road as Bella Abzug
2019 The Addams Family as Grandmama (voice)
2018 Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash as Herself
2018 Freak Show as Muv
2014 Bette Midler One Night Only
2013 Six by Sondheim as Mama Rose (archive footage)
2013 20 Feet from Stardom as Herself
2012 Parental Guidance as Diane Decker
2010 Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go On as Herself
2010 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore as Kitty Galore (voice)
2010 The Greatest Ears in Town: The Arif Mardin Story as Herself
2010 The Divine Miss M in Performance as The Divine Miss M
2008 The Women as Leah Miller
2007 Then She Found Me as Bernice Graves
2007 The Alan Titchmarsh Show(1 episode)
2007 Atlantic Records: The House That Ahmet Built as Narrator
2007 The Graham Norton Show(1 episode) as Herself
2007 Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens as Herself
2006 The One Show(3 episodes)
2006 Dancing on Ice(1 episode)
2006 From the Big Apple to the Big Easy: The Concert for New Orleans as Herself
2005 The Reichen Show(1 episode)
2005 Bette Midler Sings the Peggy Lee Songbook as Herself
2005 Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List(1 episode)
2004 'Twas the Night - A Holiday Celebration as Self
2004 Bette Midler Kiss My Brass live at Madison Square Gardens
2004 The Stepford Wives as Bobbie Markowitz
2004 Strictly Come Dancing(1 episode)
2004 Bette Midler - Inside The Actors Studio as Herself
2002 American Idol(1 episode)
2001 Good Day Live(1 episode)
2000 What Women Want as Dr. J. M. Perkins (uncredited)
2000 Bette(18 episodes)
2000 Drowning Mona as Mona Dearly
2000 Isn't She Great as Jacqueline Susann
1999 Fantasia 2000 as Herself - Host
1999 Get Bruce! as Herself
1997 The View(3 episodes)
1997 That Old Feeling as Lilly Leonard
1997 Bette Midler: Diva Las Vegas as Herself
1996 The First Wives Club as Brenda Morelli Cushman
1996 The Rosie O'Donnell Show(1 episode)
1995 Peter Allen: The Boy From Oz as Self
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1994 Intimate Portrait(1 episode)
1993 Gypsy as Mama Rose
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1993 Hocus Pocus as Winifred 'Winnie' Sanderson
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(3 episodes)
1991 For the Boys as Dixie Leonard
1991 Scenes from a Mall as Dr. Deborah Finegold-Fifer
1990 The Earth Day Special
1990 Stella as Stella Claire
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1989 Seinfeld(1 episode)
1988 Beaches as Cecilia 'CC' Carol Bloom
1988 Oliver & Company as Georgette (voice)
1988 Mickey's 60th Birthday as Herself
1988 Big Business as Sadie Ratliff / Sadie Shelton
1988 Bette Midler's Mondo Beyondo as Mondo Beyondo; Eudora P Quickly
1987 Outrageous Fortune as Sandy Brozinsky
1986 Ruthless People as Barbara Stone
1986 Down and Out in Beverly Hills as Barbara Whiteman
1985 Live Aid
1984 MTV Video Music Awards(1 episode) as Host - Herself
1984 Bette Midler: Art or Bust as Herself
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(1 episode)
1982 Jinxed! as Bonita Friml
1982 Wogan(2 episodes) as Herself
1981 Wanna bet, that..?(2 episodes)
1980 Divine Madness as Herself
1979 The Rose as Mary Rose Foster
1977 Bette Midler: Ol' Red Hair Is Back as Herself - Host
1977 Rolling Stone Magazine: The 10th Anniversary as Herself
1976 The Bette Midler Show: The Depression Tour
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1975 Vegetable Soup(57 episodes)
1975 Cher(1 episode)
1972 Musikladen(1 episode)
1972 Scarecrow in a Garden of Cucumbers as Lullaby Singer (voice)
1971 Bette Midler at the Continental Baths as Self
1971 The Thorn as Virgin Mary
1966 Hawaii as Passenger
1962 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson(1 episode)
1953 The Academy Awards(1 episode)
1952 Today(2 episodes)

Writing

1984 Bette Midler: Art or BustWriter
1980 Divine MadnessWriter
1977 Bette Midler: Ol' Red Hair Is BackWriter

Production

2010 Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go OnExecutive Producer
2002 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya SisterhoodExecutive Producer
1988 BeachesProducer

Directing

2010 Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go OnDirector

Creator

Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go OnCreator

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