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Bette Midler

Actress and Singer Bette Midler
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Profession: Actress and Singer

United States of America

Biography: A star of rare talent, Midler has won three Grammy Awards, four Golden Globes, three Emmy Awards and a special Tony Award. She has also been nominated for two Academy Awards.

Midler has sold over 30 million albums worldwide.

Born: December 1, 1945
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Age: 76 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Married Life

  • 1984-12-14 Singer and actress Bette Midler (39) weds Martin Von Hasselberg at Starlight Chapel in Las Vegas

Historical Events

  • 1980-09-17 "Divine Madness" starring Bette Midler, premieres
  • 1987-07-13 Federal judge throws out Bette Midler's $10 million suit against Ford Motor Co, who used a sound alike voice for their TV commercials
  • 2004-04-21 Rock for the Rainforest benefit concert held at Carnegie Hall, NYC; performers include: Sting, Elton John, James Taylor, Billy Joel, Bette Midler, and Little Jimmy Scott
  • 2021-12-05 Kennedy Center Honors ceremony held for Joni Mitchell, Bette Midler, Berry Gordy, Lorne Michaels and Justino Diaz with President Biden attending in Washington D.C.