Bette Midler

1945 - Today

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Bette Midler (; born December 1, 1945) is an American singer, actress, comedian and author. Throughout her career, which spans over five decades, Midler has received numerous accolades, including four Golden Globe Awards, three Grammy Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, two Tony Awards and a Kennedy Center Honor, in addition to nominations for two Academy Awards and a British Academy Film Award. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Midler began her professional career in several off-off-Broadway plays, prior to her engagements in Fiddler on the Roof and Salvation on Broadway in the late 1960s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bette Midler has received more than 11,930,971 page views. Her biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Bette Midler is the 533rd most popular actor (up from 711th in 2019), the 971st most popular biography from United States (up from 1,330th in 2019) and the 261st most popular American Actor.

Bette Midler is most famous for her singing and performances.

Memorability Metrics

  • 12M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 62.80

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 57

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.68

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.28

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Bette Midler ranks 533 out of 13,578Before her are Mickey Rooney, Michèle Morgan, Richard E. Grant, George Gaynes, Totò, and John Cassavetes. After her are Leslie Howard, Mildred Harris, Tom Waits, Richard Dreyfuss, Eleonora Duse, and Tippi Hedren.

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Among people born in 1945, Bette Midler ranks 61Before her are José Feliciano, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Laurent Gbagbo, Alexey Ekimov, Itzhak Perlman, and Levon Ter-Petrosyan. After her are Richard Thaler, Moncef Marzouki, Hasan Akhund, Ken Hensley, Carmen Maura, and Haris Silajdžić.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bette Midler ranks 971 out of 20,380Before her are Mickey Rooney (1920), Angelo Badalamenti (1937), Roger Wolcott Sperry (1913), Dashiell Hammett (1894), John Cassavetes (1929), and Lynn Margulis (1938). After her are Mildred Harris (1901), Joseph Campbell (1904), Tom Waits (1949), Julius Axelrod (1912), James Horner (1953), and Ritchie Valens (1941).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Bette Midler ranks 261Before her are Jane Wyman (1917), Melanie Griffith (1957), Geena Davis (1956), Barbara Stanwyck (1907), Mickey Rooney (1920), and John Cassavetes (1929). After her are Mildred Harris (1901), Tom Waits (1949), Richard Dreyfuss (1947), Tippi Hedren (1930), Mel Ferrer (1917), and Louise Fletcher (1934).

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