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Bette Midler is known as an American actress and singer who has been honored with multiple Grammy Awards and Oscar nominations. She is most famous for films like 'The Rose' and 'Beaches' and she also won a Tony Award for her starring role in the remake of 'Hello, Dolly!'

Bette Midler was born on December 1, 1945, in Honolulu, Hawaii. A striking and clever child, Midler would become the quintessential performer: a singer, dancer, comedienne, and dramatic actress. She grew up poor as the little girl of a house painter and a homemaker. Midler and her three siblings had a hard-scrabble youth but they found other ways to occupy their time.

Career as an American Singer-Songwriter

Midler proceeded to show her acting abilities in The Rose, featuring as a reckless demigod in this melodic drama. Midler earned an Academy Award nomination for her performance, while the film itself won two Golden Globes and a Grammy for the title melody. Regardless of the majority of this recognition, she wound up battling career struggles after her 1982 parody Jinxed slumped.

Midler didn't remain down for long. She bounced back in 1986 with the hit parody Down and Out in Beverly Hills, with Nick Nolte and Richard Dreyfuss, and with Ruthless People, alongside Danny DeVito. Progressively prominent movies before long pursued, including the drama Beaches (1988). Midler and Barbara Hershey play long lasting companions in the motion picture, which features Midler's Grammy Award-winning song, "Wind Beneath My Wings."

Marriage & Husband

The long time and beloved performer has been married to artist Martin Rochus Sebastian von Haselberg since 1984, when they got married at a little sanctuary complete with an Elvis impersonator as officiator. The couple has a little girl named Sophie, who graduated from Yale in 2008 and turned into an actress.

Activism

Midler established the New York Restoration Project in 1995. The charity association renews green spaces in low-salary neighborhoods of New York City. Since it started, she and the NYRP have planted over a million trees in the city.

The singer and actress, who has regularly attacked the Trump organization on Twitter, posted a series of tweets offending the president in June 2019 After Midler communicated support for London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Trump fired back with his very own blistering tweet. The president called Midler a "washed up psycho" who was saying mean things about him because she had a bitter history of resentment towards him.

Date modified: Aug 9, 2020
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