Bernadette Peters

Born in February 28th, 1948

From Queens, New York City, New York, USA

Bernadette Peters Biography

Bernadette Peters (born February 28, 1948) is an American actress, singer, and children's book author. Over a career spanning five decades, she has starred in musical theatre, television and film, performed in solo concerts and released recordings. She is a critically acclaimed Broadway performer, having received seven nominations for Tony Awards, winning two (plus an honorary award), and nine nominations for Drama Desk Awards, winning three.

Four of the Broadway cast albums on which she has starred have won Grammy Awards. Regarded by many as the foremost interpreter of the works of Stephen Sondheim, Peters is particularly noted for her roles on the Broadway stage, including in the musicals Mack and Mabel (1974), Sunday in the Park with George (1984), Song and Dance (1985), Into the Woods (1987), The Goodbye Girl (1993), Annie Get Your Gun (1999), Gypsy (2003), A Little Night Music (2010), Follies (2011), and Hello, Dolly! (2018).

Peters first performed on the stage as a child and then a teenaged actress in the 1960s, and in film and television in the 1970s. She was praised for this early work and for appearances on The Muppet Show, The Carol Burnett Show and in other television work, and for her roles in films including Silent Movie, The Jerk, Pennies from Heaven and Annie.

In the 1980s, she returned to the theatre, where she became one of the best-known Broadway stars over the next three decades. She also has recorded six solo albums and several singles, as well as many cast albums, and performs regularly in her own solo concert act. Peters continues to act on stage, in films and on television in such series as Smash and Mozart in the Jungle.

She has been nominated for three Emmy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards, winning once. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bernadette Peters, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Bernadette Peters Movies

Being Mary Tyler Moore Poster
March 13, 2023
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November 10, 2021
The Broken Hearts Gallery Poster
September 3, 2020
On Broadway Poster
October 12, 2019
Six by Sondheim Poster
December 9, 2013
Living Proof Poster
October 18, 2008

Bernadette Peters TV Shows

Grey's Anatomy Poster
March 27, 2005
Downton Abbey Poster
September 26, 2010
Frasier Poster
September 16, 1993
The Odyssey Poster
May 18, 1997
Animaniacs Poster
September 13, 1993
Will & Grace Poster
September 21, 1998
Saturday Night Live Poster
October 11, 1975

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