Bette Midler was born on December 1, 1945 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. She is an actress and singer also known as The Divine Miss M.
Biography and Career :
She attended the Radford High School, Honolulu, Hawaii and the University of Hawaii at Manoa. In 1965 she moved to New York. She performed in the off-Broadway plays Miss Nefertiti Regrets and Cinderella Revisited. After five years she started singing at Continental Baths and Barry Manilow, the pianist there, produced her first album.
In 1972 she released her debut album called "The Divine Miss M". After another two years she won the Special Tony Award for her contribution to Broadway for her Clams on the Half Shell Revue at the Palace Theater. She continued releasing albums, having a great success and being an actress too.H
er talent and hard work were awarded with four Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award and a Tony Award and she has also been nominated for two Academy Awards.
She likes to help people around and the environment and in 1995 she created the New York Restoration Project (NYRP), which is a non-profit organization with the goal of revitalizing neglected neighborhood parks in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods of New York City. Her organization offers in-school and after-school environmental education programming to students from high-poverty schools.
On December 16, 1984 she married Martin von Haselberg and they have one child, Sophie von Haselberg who was born in 1986.
- Height: 155 cm
- Hair Color: Blonde
- Eye Color: Brown
- Measurements: 36 1/2-25-36
- She is part of the Delta Phi Epsilon International Sorority.
- She has Jewish origins.
- "I wouldn't say I invented tacky, but I definitely brought it to its present high popularity."
- "I made a pact with myself a long time ago: Never watch anything stupider than you. It's helped me a lot."
- Then She Found Me (2007)
- The Stepford Wives (2004)
- Bette (18 episodes, 2000-2001)
- What Women Want (2000)
- Isn't She Great (2000)
- Drowning Mona (2000)
- Murphy Brown (1 episode, 1998)
- That Old Feeling (1997)
- The First Wives Club (1996)
- Get Shorty (1995)
- Gypsy (1993) (TV)
- Hocus Pocus (1993)
- For the Boys (1991)
- Scenes from a Mall (1991)
- Stella (1990)
- An Evening with... (1990) (TV)
- The Lottery (1989)
- Beaches (1988)
- Oliver & Company (1988)
- Big Business (1988)
- Outrageous Fortune (1987)
- Ruthless People (1986)
- Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
- David Letterman's Holiday Film Festival (1985) (TV)
- Jinxed! (1982)
- The Mondo Beyondo Show (1982) (TV)
- The Rose (1979)
- Vegetable Soup (1976) TV Series (unknown episodes)
- The Thorn (1974)
- Scarecrow in a Garden of Cucumbers (1972)
- Hawaii (1966)
- The Edge of Night (1956) TV Series.
- 1972 The Divine Miss M
- 1973 Bette Midler
- 1976 Songs for the New Depression
- 1977 Broken Blossom
- 1979 Thighs and Whispers
- 1983 No Frills
- 1985 Mud Will Be Flung Tonight
- 1990 Some People's Lives
- 1995 Bette of Roses
- 1998 Bathhouse Betty
- 2000 Bette
- 2003 Bette Midler Sings the Rosemary Clooney Songbook
- 2005 Bette Midler Sings the Peggy Lee Songbook
- 2006 Cool Yule.
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