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Bernadette Peters

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Biography

Peters in 2008

Source: Wikipedia

Bernadette Peters (born Bernadette Lazzara; February 28, 1948) is an American actress, singer and children's book author. Over the course of a career that has spanned five decades, she has starred in musical theatre, films and television, as well as performing in solo concerts and recordings. She is one of the most critically acclaimed Broadway performers, having received nominations for seven Tony Awards, winning two (plus an honorary award), and nine Drama Desk Awards, winning three. Four of the Broadway cast albums on which she has starred have won Grammy Awards.

Fact file

  • Born: Bernadette Lazzara February 28, 1948 (age 67) Ozone Park, Queens, New York, United States
  • Occupation: Actress, singer, author
  • Years active: 1958–present
  • Spouse(s): Michael Wittenberg (m. 1996–2005; his death)
  • Website: Official website

Read more about Bernadette Peters at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Review: ‘Hello, Dolly!’ hits the Pantages with goofy charm and a glorious Betty Buckley
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-02-01 19:50:00
The national tour of director Jerry Zaks’ exuberantly received revival of “Hello, Dolly!” has finally reached the Hollywood Pantages Theatre. And though it brings us neither Bette Midler, who won a Tony Award for the title role in 2017, nor Bernadette Peters, who replaced Midler on Broadway to...

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Variety, 2019-01-15 18:57:54
Viola Davis, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Bernadette Peters are among the slew of celebrities taking to Twitter to pay tribute to late singer, comedienne and actress Carol Channing. Known for her starring roles in Broadway’s “Hello Dolly!” and “Gentleman Prefer Blondes,” the legend of the stage and screen died Tuesday at ...

Carol Channing warmly remembered by Bernadette Peters and Lin-Manuel Miranda: ‘Goodbye, Dolly’
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-01-15 16:30:00
Stars of stage and screen mourned the death of actress Carol Channing on Tuesday with commemorations honoring the beloved Broadway legend. Channing died Tuesday at age 97, and tributes bidding her farewell came swiftly as news spread. Most of the farewells, including those of current Broadway stars...

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