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Bette Midler (Bette Davis Midler)

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Biography

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Multi Grammy Award-winning singer/comedienne/author Bette Midler has also proven herself to be a very capable actress in a string of both dramatic and comedic roles. Midler was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on December 1, 1945. She is the daughter of Ruth (Schindel), a seamstress, and Fred Midler, a painter. Her parents, originally from New Jersey, were both from Jewish immigrant families (from Russia, Poland, and the Austro-Hungarian Empire).

Midler studied drama at the University of Hawaii and got her musical career started by performing in gay bathhouses with piano accompaniment from Barry Manilow. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Herself / Miss M / Conchita

Burt Bacharach: Opus No. 3 1973

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Character: Herself / The Divine Miss M

Divine Madness 1980

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Character: Leah Miller

The Women 2008

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Character: Dr. J.M. Perkins

What Women Want 2000

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Character: Mona Dearly

Drowning Mona 2000

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Character: Lilly Leonard

That Old Feeling 1997

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Character: Brenda Cushman

The First Wives Club 1996

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Character: Doris Saphron

Get Shorty 1995

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Character: Dixie Leonard

For the Boys 1991

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Character: Deborah Fifer

Scenes from a Mall 1991

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Character: Stella Claire

Stella 1990

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Character: Sadie Shelton / Sadie Ratliff

Big Business 1988

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Character: Barbara Whiteman

Down and Out in Beverly Hills 1986

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Character: Bernice Graves

Then She Found Me 2007

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Character: Caprice Feldman - Secretary #93

Murphy Brown 1988

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Character: Mary Rose Foster

The Rose 1979

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Character: Mondo Beyondo / Eudora P. Quickly

The Mondo Beyondo Show 1982

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Character: Herself - Performer & Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special

The 46th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1994

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Character: Herself - Winner: Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Music Program and Nominee: Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special

The 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1997

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Character: Muv

Freak Show 2016

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Character: Diane Decker in 'Parental Guidance'

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Character: Herself / The Divine Miss M

Divine Madness 1980

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Character: Mondo Beyondo / Eudora P. Quickly

The Mondo Beyondo Show 1982

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