• Bette  Midler

    Bette Midler

    Born on December 1st, 1945

    From Honolulu, Hawaii, USA


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Awards & Nominations

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Golden Globe (2001)
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy
Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Music Program
Golden Globe (1980)
New Star of the Year - Actress
Gypsy Poster


Ambitious stage mother Rose Hovick (Bette Midler) wants desperately for her daughter, June (Jeffrey Broadhurst), to become the vaudeville star she never was. With the help of savvy but kind-hearted agent Herbie Sommers (Peter Riegert), Rose realizes her aspirations for June, but when her new star rebelliously elopes, June's shy sister, Louise (Cynthia Gibb), reluctantly steps into the spotlight, transforming herself into the legendary burlesque star Gypsy Rose Lee.

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Golden Globe (1994)
Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
For the Boys Poster

For the Boys

On a USO tour during World War II, entertainer Eddie Sparks (James Caan) needs a partner to round out his act. Soon after hiring performer Dixie Leonard (Bette Midler), Eddie decides he wants her out of the show -- mostly because she upstages him. Dixie is close to leaving of her own accord, but her uncle, Art Silver (George Segal), convinces her to stay. As the years and wars go by, Eddie and Dixie experience a tumultuous relationship onstage and off while they continue the act for the troops.

Golden Globe (1992)
Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Actress in a Leading Role