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Bette Midler

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Biography

Midler backstage at the Grammy Awards, February 1990

Source: Wikipedia

Bette Midler (born December 1, 1945), also known by her informal stage name The Divine Miss M, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, comedian, and film producer. In a career spanning almost half a century, Midler has been nominated for two Academy Awards, and won three Grammy Awards, four Golden Globes, three Emmy Awards, and a special Tony Award. She has sold over 30 million records worldwide and along with that has also received four Gold, three Platinum and three Multiplatinum albums by RIAA.

Fact file

  • Born: December 1, 1945 (age 69) Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S. Territory
  • Other names: The Divine Miss M
  • Occupation: Singer songwriter actress comedian producer
  • Spouse(s): Martin von Haselberg (m. 1984)
  • Children: 1
  • Genres: Traditional pop vocal pop musical comedy
  • Instruments: Vocals ukulele
  • Years active: 1965–present
  • Labels: Atlantic Warner Bros. Columbia Warner Music Group
  • Associated acts: Barry Manilow
  • Website: bettemidler.com

Read more about Bette Midler at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler and Diane Keaton are starring in the family comedy “Family Jewels” for New Republic Pictures. It’s a reunion for the trio, 24 years after they starred in the Paramount comedy “The First Wives Club.” New Republic is planning a 2020 production start for “Family Jewels.” New ...

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Steven Cagan, Composer and Conductor Who Worked with Bette Midler, Melissa Manchester and Olivia Newton-John, Dies at 77
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