2022-09-30

Bette Midler
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  • Faith: Judaism
  • Career: Actress
  • Birthday:  December 01, 1945
  • Fun Faith Fact!: Midler grew up in Hawaii, where they were one of few Jewish families in their neighborhood.

Bette Milder is an iconic actress, author, comedian, and singer. Throughout her career that’s spanned 50 years, Midler has received numerous awards, including three Grammys, four Golden Globes, three Primetime Emmy Awards, and two Tony Awards. Midler started her career in multiple off-Broadway plays, including “Fiddler on the Roof.” She rose to fame in the 1970s when she began singing in the Continental Baths, a gay bathhouse where she built a following.

Since the 1970s, Midler has released 14 solo albums, selling 14 million albums worldwide. She made her film debut in 1979’s “The Rose,” which earned her a Golden Globe. Since then, Midler has starred in several other films like “Beaches,” “Big Business,” “Hocus Pocus,” “The Stepford Wives,” “Parental Guidance,” and “The Addams Family.”

Is Bette Milder religious?

Bette Midler was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, where her family was one of few Jewish families in a majority Asian neighborhood. She told SunSentiel, “I am a Jewish girl not from New York, but from Hawaii.” Midler’s mother was a seamstress and housewife, and her father worked on the Navy base as a painter.


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