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Bette Midler
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Midler backstage at the Grammy Awards in February 1990
Born December 1, 1945 (1945-12-01) (age 73)
Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii
Other names The Divine Miss M
Occupation
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • actress
  • comedian
  • producer
Spouse(s)
Martin von Haselberg (m. 1984)
Children Sophie von Haselberg
Musical career
Genres
  • Traditional pop
  • vocal
  • pop
  • musical comedy
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • ukulele
Years active 1965–present
Labels
Associated acts Barry Manilow

Bette Midler (born 1 December 1945) is an American actress, singer and comedian. She starred in movies such as Ruthless People, Beaches and Hocus Pocus. Midler has won many awards in the entertainment industry. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Career

Midler released her first album, The Divine Miss M, in December 1972. Midler won the 1973 Grammy Award for Best New Artist because of it.

In 1979 Midler appeared in her first film, The Rose as the main character.

In 1998 she played Cecilia Bloom in Beaches. The film's soundtrack featured a cover version of "Wind Beneath My Wings" sung by Midler. It reached No.1.

In 2000 she had her own sitcom called Bette. It ended after one season.

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