Bette Midler

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Bette Midler
Birth name Bette Davis Midler
Born December 1, 1945 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Years Active 1965-present



Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Bette Bette 2000–2001 1

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Saturday Night Live Herself/Musical Guest 4x20 - Buck Henry/Bette Midler May 26, 1979
Seinfeld Herself 6x24 - The Understudy May 18, 1995
The Nanny Herself 4x23 - You Bette Your Life April 30, 1997
Murphy Brown Secretary #93 10x21 - Never Can Say Goodbye (1) May 18, 1998


Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
The Bette Midler Show Herself June 19, 1976
Neil Sedaka Steppin' Out Herself September 17, 1976
Bette Midler: Ol' Red Hair Is Back Herself December 7, 1977

Talk Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 22 May 1992

Notable Film Roles

Film Role Released
The Rose Mary Rose 1979
Down and Out in Beverly Hills Barbara Whiteman 1986
The First Wives Club Brenda 1996

Album History

Album Name Release Date
The Divine Miss M 1972
Bette Midler 1973


Series Year(s) Credit Season(s)
Bette 2000 –2001 Executive Producer

Awards and Accolades

Grammy Awards

(3 Wins)

  • Won: Best New Artist (1974)
  • Won: Best Female Pop Vocal Performance (1981)
The Rose
  • Won: Record of the Year (1990)
Wind Beneath My Winds

Golden Globe Awards

(4 Wins in 8 Nominations)

  • Won: New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture - Female (1980)
The Rose
  • Won: Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (1980)
The Rose
  • Won: Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (1992)
For the Boys
  • Won: Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (1994)