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Bernadette Peters

Biography

One of the primary Broadway celebrities of her period, Bernadette Peters was widely acclaimed because the finest performing actress to arrive since Barbra Streisand. Given birth to Bernadette Lazzara on Feb 28, 1948, in NEW YORK, she began performing and dance while a child, and had been an associate of Stars’ Collateral by age nine. By 1959, having used the stage name Peters, she made an appearance inside a revival of the very most Happy Fella, consequently co-starring inside a street tour of Gypsy; nevertheless, she after that retired from carrying out for a while, extensively studying performing and performing during her late-teen years. In 1968, Peters received a Theatre Globe citation on her behalf overall performance in George M!; that same 12 months, she also garnered a Episode Desk Award on her behalf comedic submit the off-Broadway spoof Dames at Ocean. During the past due ’60s and early ’70s, nevertheless, she suffered some theatrical disappointments, included in this productions of Out, La Strada, W.C., and Mack and Mabel; because of this, by the middle-’70s she was also frequently showing up in film and tv functions. Peters’ Hollywood discovery found its way to 1979 reverse co-star Steve Martin within the Jerk; 2 yrs later on, they reunited for the interesting flop Pennies from Heaven. Time for Broadway, she reached fresh peaks of achievement as the celebrity of a set of Stephen Sondheim musicals, 1984’s Weekend in the Recreation area with George and 1987’s In to the Woods; on her behalf function in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Track and Dance, Peters gained a Tony Honor. During the past due ’80s, she installed popular cabaret take action, which focused mainly on show music but additionally included a highly effective cover of Hank Williams’ “I’m Therefore Lonesome I POSSIBLY COULD Cry.” Following a disappointing go back to Hollywood, Peters reappeared on Broadway in 1993, starring within the Goodbye Girl; nevertheless, the show shut after significantly less than 200 performances.

Quick Facts


Full Name Bernadette Peters
Height 1.6 m
Profession Singer, Author, Voice Actor
Nationality American
Spouse Michael Wittenberg
Parents Marguerite Maltese, Peter Lazzara
Siblings Donna DeSeta, Joseph Lazzara
Awards Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Musical, Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, Isabelle Stevenson Award, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Performance, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Music Songs Not a Day Goes By, Time Heals Everything, Song & Dance: Unexpected Song, Broadway Baby, Pearl's a Singer, Children and Art, Some Enchanted Evening, Easy Street, It Might As Well Be Spring, There is Nothin' Like a Dame, Wherever He Ain't, Gee Whiz, No One Is Alone, Anything You Can Do, If You Were the Only Boy, If I Loved You, Should've Never Let Him Go, I'll Be Your Baby Tonight, As Long as There’s Christmas, We Do Not Belong Together, The Gentleman Is A Dope, Making Love Alone, Your Fault / Last Midnight, Something Wonderful, Move On, Hello, Little Girl / Any Moment, Chico's Girl, I Haven't Got a Worry in the World, I Make Him Feel Good, Only Wounded, Rose's Turn, Look What Happened To Mabel
Albums Sondheim, Etc.: Bernadette Peters Live at Carnegie Hall, Sondheim, Etc, Etc.: Bernadette Peters Live at Carneige Hall: The Rest of It, Bernadette Peters Loves Rodgers and Hammerstein, I'll Be Your Baby Tonight, Legends of Broadway: Bernadette Peters, Bernadette, Song & Dance - The Songs [Original Broadway Cast], Gypsy (2003 Broadway Cast starring Bernadette Peters), Bernadette Peters
Nominations Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture, Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress - Comedy Series, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy, Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album, Primetime Emmy Award for Individual Performance - Variety Or Music Program, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer In A Children/Youth/Family Special, Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production
Movies The Jerk, Annie, Pennies from Heaven, Silent Movie, Anastasia, It Runs in the Family, Impromptu, Heartbeeps, Pink Cadillac, Slaves of New York, The Longest Yard, Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas, Vigilante Force, Cinderella, Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return, The Last Best Year, Bobbie's Girl, Ace Eli and Rodger of the Skies, Let It Snow, Living Proof, Prince Charming, W.C. Fields and Me, What the Deaf Man Heard, The Land Before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration, Holiday in Your Heart, Alice, Wakko's Wish, Fall from Grace, Once Upon a Mattress, Into the Woods, Coming Up Roses, David, Paradise Lost, The Last Mile, Sunday in the Park with George, Tulips, Faerie Tale Theatre: Sleeping Beauty
TV Shows Animaniacs, The Odyssey, Carol & Company, Faerie Tale Theatre, The Martian Chronicles, All's Fair, The Bell Telephone Hour, Mozart in the Jungle, McCoy, The Carol Burnett Show (1991)


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#Fact
1 First cousin of Connie Stevens.
2 Is one of 20 actresses who did not receive an Oscar nomination for their Best Actress in a Comedy/Musical Golden Globe-winning performance; hers being for Pennies from Heaven (1981). The others, in chronological order, are: June Allyson for Too Young to Kiss (1951), Ethel Merman for Call Me Madam (1953), Jean Simmons for Guys and Dolls (1955), Taina Elg and Kay Kendall for Les Girls (1957), Marilyn Monroe for Some Like It Hot (1959), Rosalind Russell for A Majority of One (1961) and Gypsy (1962), Patty Duke for Me, Natalie (1969), Twiggy for The Boy Friend (1971), Raquel Welch for The Three Musketeers (1973), Barbra Streisand for A Star Is Born (1976), Kathleen Turner for Romancing the Stone (1984) and Prizzi's Honor (1985), Miranda Richardson for Enchanted April (1991), Jamie Lee Curtis for True Lies (1994), Nicole Kidman for To Die For (1995), Madonna for Evita (1996), Renée Zellweger for Nurse Betty (2000), Sally Hawkins for Happy-Go-Lucky (2008), and Amy Adams for Big Eyes (2014).
3 Is a staunch liberal Democrat and feminist.
4 Is an animal rights activist.
5 Received the Drama League Award for Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre in May 2013 in recognition of her contribution to the musical theatre.
6 Although she has many Tony nominations and two wins, she is the only actress to not win a Tony Award for a revival of the musical, "Gypsy". Angela Lansbury, Tyne Daly and Patti LuPone all received Tony Awards as best actress in a musical for their performances in "Gypsy" revivals, but neither Peters nor the role's originator, Ethel Merman, ever received the award.
7 She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Live Theater at 6706 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on April 23, 1987.
8 On The 57th Annual Tony Awards (2003), she performed the climactic song "Rose's Turn" from "Gypsy", in which she was nominated that year for Best Lead Actress in a Musical. However, she had been suffering from a severe respiratory infection and had missed several performances of the show. Originally, the producers did not want her to perform live at the Tony Awards for fear of her damaging her vocal chords. She refused to cancel and insisted on performing live. She got through the song and received a 2-minute standing ovation, one of the longest in Tony history.
9 Was on Broadway in the revival of "Gypsy" in 2003-2004. She performed in the show for a year and did over 500 performances. Peters was offered a national tour of the show, but bowed out saying, "I love this show and the role of Rose, but after playing her for a year she has worn me totally out!" The role of Mama Rose is considered one of the greatest and most difficult roles for a musical theater actress.
10 She was involved with Steve Martin, her co-star in The Jerk (1979) and Pennies from Heaven (1981), prior to his marriage to Victoria Tennant.
11 Her husband, Michael Wittenberg died in a helicopter crash in Montenegro, Europe on September 26, 2005. An investment advisor, he was reportedly on a business trip.
12 Is the youngest of three children of Peter and Marguerite Lazarra.
13 Has won two Tony Awards as Best Actress (Musical): In 1986 for "Song and Dance" and in 1999 for a revival of "Annie Get Your Gun". In addition, she has received five other Tony nominations: one as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Musical) in 1972 for a revival of "On the Town"; and four other Best Actress (Musical) nominations: in 1975 for "Mack and Mabel"; in 1984 for "Sunday in the Park with George", a performance she recreated in the television version with the same title, American Playhouse: Sunday in the Park with George (1986); in 1993 for "The Goodbye Girl"; and in 2003 for a revival of "Gypsy".
14 Has Italian ancestry, she changed her last name to Peters (after her father's first name) because she did not "look Italian" and, at the time, ethnic stage names were discouraged.
15 Her father Peter Lazzara drove a bread truck.
16 Inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame in 2002.
17 Is a member of the MTC Board of Directors.
18 Is the youngest performer to be inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame.
19 Awarded the President's Award at the 11th Annual 'Mr. Abbott' Awards Dinner.
20 Has two siblings: Joseph Lazarra and Donna DeSeta.
21 Has won two "Best Leading Actress in a Musical" Tony Awards for "Song and Dance" and "Annie Get Your Gun".
22 Created the roles of Dot in "Sunday in the Park with George", Mabel Normand in "Mack and Mabel" and The Witch in "Into the Woods" in the original Broadway productions.
23 Younger sister of casting director Donna DeSeta. Aunt of Tian DeSeta.
24 Born at 1:15pm-EST.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mozart in the Jungle 2014-2016 TV Series Gloria
Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce 2014 TV Series
Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return 2013 Glinda (voice)
Smash 2012-2013 TV Series Leigh Conroy
Coming Up Roses 2011 Diane
Ugly Betty 2009 TV Series Jodie Papadakis
Living Proof 2008 TV Movie Barbara Bradfield
Grey's Anatomy 2008 TV Series Sarabeth Breyers
Come le formiche 2007 Mary Ann
Boston Legal 2007 TV Series Judge Marianna Folger
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2006 TV Series Stella Danquiss
Will & Grace 2006 TV Series Gin
Adopted 2005 TV Movie Sarah Leaf
The Land Before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration 2003 Video Sue (voice)
It Runs in the Family 2003 Rebecca Gromberg
Bobbie's Girl 2002 TV Movie Bailey Lewis
Prince Charming 2001 TV Movie Margo Titania
Ally McBeal 2001 TV Series Cassandra Lewis
Frasier 2001 TV Series Rachel
Teacher's Pet 2000 TV Series Fifi
Let It Snow 1999 Elise Ellis
Animaniacs: Wakko's Wish 1999 Video Rita (voice)
The Closer 1998 TV Series Victoria Sherwood
Holiday in Your Heart 1997 TV Movie Faith Shawn
What the Deaf Man Heard 1997 TV Movie Helen Ayers
Anastasia 1997 Sophie (voice)
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas 1997 Video Angelique (voice)
Cinderella 1997 TV Movie Cinderella's Stepmother
The Odyssey 1997 TV Series Circe
Animaniacs 1993-1996 TV Series Rita Cheshire Cat
The Larry Sanders Show 1994 TV Series Bernadette Peters
The Last Mile 1992 TV Short The Soprano
The Carol Burnett Show 1991 TV Series Skit Characters
Impromptu 1991 Marie D'Agoult
American Playhouse 1986-1991 TV Series The Witch Dot Marie
Alice 1990 Muse
Carol & Company 1990 TV Series Kate Benton
The Last Best Year 1990 TV Movie Jane Murray
Fall from Grace 1990 TV Movie Tammy Faye Bakker
Pink Cadillac 1989 Lou Ann McGuinn
Slaves of New York 1989 Eleanor
David 1988 TV Movie Marie Rothenberg
Faerie Tale Theatre 1983 TV Series Sleeping Beauty / Princess Debbie
Annie 1982 Lily St. Regis
Heartbeeps 1981 Aqua
Pennies from Heaven 1981 Eileen
Tulips 1981 Rutanya Wallace
Bob Hope in the Starmakers 1980 TV Movie Sally
The Martian Chronicles 1980 TV Mini-Series Genevieve Seltzer
The Jerk 1979 Marie
The Islander 1978 TV Movie Trudy Engles
All's Fair 1976-1977 TV Series Charley Drake
Vigilante Force 1976 Little Dee
Silent Movie 1976 Vilma Kaplan
W.C. Fields and Me 1976 Melody
McCloud 1976 TV Series B.B. Murchison
McCoy 1976 TV Series Brenda Brooks
The Owl and the Pussycat 1975 TV Movie Doris
All in the Family 1975 TV Series Linda Galloway
Maude 1975 TV Series Kathy Griffith
The Longest Yard 1974 Warden's Secretary
Love, American Style 1973 TV Series Nellie (segment "Love and the Hoodwinked Honey")
Ace Eli and Rodger of the Skies 1973 Allison
Break Up 1973 TV Movie
Once Upon a Mattress 1972 TV Movie Lady Larken
Great Performances 1971 TV Series Libby
George M! 1970 TV Movie Josie Cohan
NBC Experiment in Television 1967 TV Series
The Christmas Tree 1958 TV Movie Girl
Kraft Theatre 1958 TV Series Anna Stieman

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mozart in the Jungle 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Olivier Awards 2014 2014 TV Special performer: "Losing My Mind"
Six by Sondheim 2013 TV Movie documentary performer: "Sunday"
Smash 2012-2013 TV Series performer - 3 episodes
Coming Up Roses 2011 performer: "Someone You Care For"
Great Performances 1993-2010 TV Series performer - 3 episodes
The 59th Annual Tony Awards 2005 TV Special performer: "Another Op'nin' Another Show"
Today 2004 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The 57th Annual Tony Awards 2003 TV Special performer: "Rose's Turn"
Live with Kelly and Michael 2001-2002 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1999-2002 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The 56th Annual Tony Awards 2002 TV Special performer: "New York, New York", "Lullaby of Broadway", "Fugue for Tinhorns", "Heart", "Don't Rain on My Parade", "Broadway Baby", "America"
Later Today 2000 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Martin Short Show 1999 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Animaniacs: Wakko's Wish 1999 Video performer: "So Much for Wakko's Ha' Penny"
The 53rd Annual Tony Awards 1999 TV Special performer: "There's No Business Like Show Business", "I Got the Sun in the Morning", "Hoedown", "Old-Fashioned Wedding"
The View 1999 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Bernadette Peters in Concert 1998 TV Movie performer: "The Gold Diggers' Song We're in the Money", "Pennies from Heaven", "Broadway Baby", "No One Is Alone", "Sooner or Later", "Unexpected Song", "Faithless Love", "Time Heals Everything", "Raining in My Heart", "Some People", "Johanna", "Happiness", "Hello, Little Girl", "Any Moment", "Later", "You Could Drive a Person Crazy", "Not a Day Goes By", "Being Alive", "With So Little to Be Sure Of", "Children Will Listen", "Move On", "I'll Be Seeing You", "My Romance", "Just the Way Y
Barney's Great Adventure 1998 performer: "Barney - The Song", "Barney - The Song Reprise"
Anastasia 1997 performer: "Paris Holds the Key To Your Heart"
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas 1997 Video performer: "Deck the Halls", "As Long As There's Christmas", "As Long As There's Christmas Reprise"
Cinderella 1997 TV Movie performer: "The Prince is Giving a Ball", "Falling in Love with Love", "A Lovely Night"
The RuPaul Show 1997 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The 53rd Presidential Inaugural Gala: An American Journey 1997 TV Special performer: "These Are The Good Times"
The Magical Journey of 'Anastasia' 1997 Video documentary short performer: "Paris Holds the Key To Your Heart"
The 50th Annual Tony Awards 1996 TV Special performer: "The Show Must Go On"
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Steven Spielberg 1996 TV Special documentary performer: "When You Wish Upon a Star"
The 66th Annual Academy Awards 1994 TV Special performer: "Putting It Together" Opening number
Animaniacs 1993 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The 47th Annual Tony Awards 1993 TV Special performer: "Paula"
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1976-1992 TV Series performer - 23 episodes
The Carol Burnett Show 1991 TV Series performer - 1 episode
American Playhouse 1986-1991 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Carol & Company 1990 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The 41st Annual Tony Awards 1987 TV Special performer: "Time Heals Everything"
The 59th Annual Academy Awards 1987 TV Special performer: "Lost In a Movie"
The 40th Annual Tony Awards 1986 TV Special performer: "Some People", "Unexpected Song"
The 38th Annual Tony Awards 1984 TV Special performer: "Sunday", "Time Heals Everything"
George Burns Celebrates 80 Years in Show Business 1983 TV Movie performer: "If You Were The Only Boy"
Faerie Tale Theatre 1983 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Bob Hope's Pink Panther Thanksgiving Gala 1982 TV Movie performer: "Let's Misbehave"
George Burns and Other Sex Symbols 1982 TV Special performer: "Wake Up and Live"
Annie 1982 performer: "Easy Street" - uncredited
Pennies from Heaven 1981 "I Want to Be Bad" 1929, "Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries" 1931 / performer: "Did You Ever See a Dream Walking?" 1933, "Love Is Good for Anything That Ails You" 1937, "Let's Face the Music and Dance" 1936, "The Glory of Love" 1936 uncredited, "Singin in the Rain" 1929 uncredited
Saturday Night Live 1981 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Jerk 1979 performer: "You Belong To Me"
Musical Comedy Tonight 1979 TV Movie documentary performer: "Barcelona"
The Magic of David Copperfield 1978 TV Special "Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher and Higher"
The Muppet Show 1977 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Sonny and Cher Show 1976 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Silent Movie 1976 performer: "Brazil" - uncredited
The 48th Annual Academy Awards 1976 TV Special performer: "How Lucky Can You Get"
The Carol Burnett Show 1974-1975 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Ed Sullivan Show 1971 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Kraft Music Hall 1970 TV Series performer - 3 episodes

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Danger Zone: The Making of 'Top Gun' 2004 Video documentary additional thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Sonny and Cher Show 1976 TV Series Herself / Various Characters
Bing Crosby's White Christmas 1976 TV Special Herself
Tony Orlando and Dawn 1976 TV Series Herself
Dinah! 1975-1976 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 48th Annual Academy Awards 1976 TV Special Herself - Performer
The Rich Little Show 1976 TV Series Herself
Showoffs 1975 TV Series Herself
You Don't Say 1975 TV Series Herself
The Jim Stafford Show 1975 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 29th Annual Tony Awards 1975 TV Special Herself - Co-Host, Performer & Presenter
The $25,000 Pyramid 1974-1975 TV Series Herself - Contestant
The $10,000 Pyramid 1974-1975 TV Series Herself - Contestant
ABC Late Night 1973 TV Series Herself
Burt and the Girls 1973 TV Movie Herself
Three on a Match 1973 TV Series Herself
The David Steinberg Show 1972 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 26th Annual Tony Awards 1972 TV Special Herself
The Ed Sullivan Show 1971 TV Series Herself - Singer
The Kraft Music Hall 1969-1970 TV Series Herself - Guest
Bing Crosby - Cooling It 1970 TV Special Herself
The Dick Cavett Show 1970 TV Series Herself - Guest
Name That Tune 1954 TV Series Herself - Contestant
Broadway: The Next Generation 2018 Documentary filming Herself
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age 2016 Documentary post-production Herself
Live with Kelly and Michael 1996-2016 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself - Guest Host
Today 2004-2015 TV Series Herself - Guest
Live from Lincoln Center 2015 TV Series Herself - Performer
Live from the Red Carpet: The 2015 Tony Awards 2015 TV Movie Herself
The 69th Annual Tony Awards 2015 TV Movie Herself - Presenter: Best Leading Actor in a Musical
IMDb: What to Watch 2014 TV Series documentary Herself
The Olivier Awards 2014 2014 TV Special Herself - Performer
The Broadway.com Show 2013 TV Series Herself
The 67th Annual Tony Awards 2013 TV Movie documentary Herself - Presenter: Best Musical
The 66th Annual Tony Awards 2012 TV Movie documentary Herself - Presenter: Follies & Winner: Isabelle Stevenson Award
The View 1999-2011 TV Series Herself - Guest
Great Performances 1987-2010 TV Series Herself - Performer
The 64th Annual Tony Awards 2010 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Musical
Rachael Ray 2009 TV Series Herself - Guest
Entertainment Tonight 2009 TV Series Herself
Hope and Miracles: The Making of 'Living Proof' 2009 Video documentary short Herself
The 61st Annual Tony Awards 2007 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Leading Actor in a Musical
The 60th Annual Tony Awards 2006 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Leading Actress in a Musical
This Week 2006 TV Series Herself
The Making of 'Anastasia' 2006 Video documentary Herself
The Apprentice: Martha Stewart 2005 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Early Show 2005 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 59th Annual Tony Awards 2005 TV Special Herself - Performer & Presenter: Best Leading Actor in a Musical
2nd Annual Directors Guild of Great Britain DGGB Awards 2005 Video Herself - Sam Mendes Tribute
Character Studies 2005 TV Series Herself
Dr. Phil 2004 TV Series Herself - Guest
Children Will Listen 2004 TV Movie documentary Narrator
The 58th Annual Tony Awards 2004 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Revival of a Musical
The 2004 Annual Matrix Awards 2004 TV Special Herself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts 2003 TV Special Herself
The 57th Annual Tony Awards 2003 TV Special Herself - Performer & Nominee: Best Leading Actress in a Musical
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1997-2002 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 56th Annual Tony Awards 2002 TV Special Herself - Host & Performer
The Making and Meaning of 'We Are Family' 2002 Documentary Herself (uncredited)
Biography 2001 TV Series documentary Herself
The 55th Annual Tony Awards 2001 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Revival of a Musical
Inside the Actors Studio 2000 TV Series Herself - Guest
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies 2000 TV Special documentary Herself
The 54th Annual Tony Awards 2000 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Musical
The Ainsley Harriott Show 2000 TV Series Herself - Guest
Later Today 2000 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Martin Short Show 1999 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 53rd Annual Tony Awards 1999 TV Special Herself - Performer & Winner: Best Leading Actress in a Musical
Bernadette Peters in Concert 1998 TV Movie Herself
Hey, Mr. Producer! The Musical World of Cameron Mackintosh 1998 TV Special documentary
Hollywood Squares 1998 TV Series Herself - Panelist
Quincy Jones... The First 50 Years 1998 TV Movie documentary Herself
The RuPaul Show 1997 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
The Late Late Show with Tom Snyder 1997 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 51st Annual Tony Awards 1997 TV Special Herself - Presenter
The 53rd Presidential Inaugural Gala: An American Journey 1997 TV Special Herself
The Magical Journey of 'Anastasia' 1997 Video documentary short Herself
The South Bank Show 1996 TV Series documentary Herself - Guest
The 50th Annual Tony Awards 1996 TV Special Herself - Performer & Nominee: Best Leading Actress in a Musical
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Steven Spielberg 1996 TV Special documentary Herself
The 48th Annual Tony Awards 1994 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Book of a Musical & Best Original Score
The 66th Annual Academy Awards 1994 TV Special Herself - Performer: Putting It Together
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts 1993 TV Special Herself
The 47th Annual Tony Awards 1993 TV Special Herself - Performer & Nominee: Best Leading Actress in a Musical
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1969-1992 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Laurence Olivier Awards 1991 TV Special Herself - Presenter
The 33rd Annual Grammy Awards 1991 TV Special Herself
The Howard Stern Show 1991 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 44th Annual Tony Awards 1990 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Direction of a Musical & Best Leading Actor in a Musical
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts 1989 TV Special Herself
CBS This Morning 1989 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 42nd Annual Tony Awards 1988 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Leading Actress in a Musical
A Show of Concern: The Heart of America Responds 1987 TV Movie Herself - Performer
The 41st Annual Tony Awards 1987 TV Special Herself - Performer & Presenter: Best Leading Actor in a Musical
Diana Ross: Red Hot Rhythm and Blues 1987 TV Special Herself
Happy 100th Birthday, Hollywood 1987 TV Special documentary Herself
The 59th Annual Academy Awards 1987 TV Special Herself - Performer & Presenter: Best Original Song
A Musical Toast: The Stars Shine on Public Television 1987 TV Movie Herself
Eighth Annual Awards for Cable Excellence 1987 TV Special Herself
The 40th Annual Tony Awards 1986 TV Special Herself - Performer & Winner: Best Leading Actress in a Play
Late Night with David Letterman 1986 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest
Bob Hope's Happy Birthday Homecoming (London Royal Gala) 1985 TV Movie Herself - Performer
Night of 100 Stars II 1985 TV Movie Herself
The 38th Annual Tony Awards 1984 TV Special Herself - Performer & Nominee: Best Actress in a Musical
George Burns Celebrates 80 Years in Show Business 1983 TV Movie Herself
The 55th Annual Academy Awards 1983 TV Special Herself - Performer: Irving Berlin Tribute
Texaco Star Theater: Opening Night 1983 TV Movie Herself
Lights, Camera, Annie! 1982 TV Movie documentary Herself / Lily St. Regis
Bob Hope's Pink Panther Thanksgiving Gala 1982 TV Movie Herself
George Burns and Other Sex Symbols 1982 TV Special Bernadette Peters
All-Star Birthday Party at Annapolis 1982 TV Movie Herself
Baryshnikov in Hollywood 1982 TV Movie Herself
Women I Love: Beautiful But Funny 1982 TV Movie Herself
Tomorrow Coast to Coast 1981 TV Series Herself - Guest
Saturday Night Live 1976-1981 TV Series Herself - Host / Various / Herself
The Merv Griffin Show 1970-1981 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Fred Astaire 1981 TV Movie documentary Herself (uncredited)
The 53rd Annual Academy Awards 1981 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Sound Mixing
New American Bandstand 1965 1980 TV Series Herself
The Tim Conway Show 1980 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Hollywood Squares 1976-1979 TV Series Herself - Panelist
Musical Comedy Tonight 1979 TV Movie documentary Herself
Circus of the Stars #3 1979 TV Special documentary Herself - Ringmaster
Perry Como's Springtime Special 1979 TV Movie Herself
A Mac Davis Special: Christmas Odyssey - 2010 1978 TV Special Herself
Hollywood's Diamond Jubilee 1978 TV Special Herself - Performer
The Magic of David Copperfield 1978 TV Special Herself
The Stars Salute Israel at 30 1978 TV Movie Herself
The Carol Burnett Show 1969-1978 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Mike Douglas Show 1969-1978 TV Series Herself - Co-Host / Herself - Guest
The Beatles Forever 1977 TV Movie Herself
The Muppet Show 1977 TV Series Herself - Special Guest Star
Donny and Marie 1977 TV Series Herself
They Said It with Music: Yankee Doodle to Ragtime 1977 TV Special
Paul Anka ... Music My Way 1977 TV Special Herself - Cameo
The People's Command Performance: '77 1977 TV Movie Herself - Host
The Bob Hope Show 1977 TV Series Herself - Guest
Circus of the Stars 1977 TV Special documentary Herself - Ringmaster
Sha Na Na 1977 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Carol Burnett's Favorite Sketches 2016 TV Movie
Entertainment Tonight 2014 TV Series Herself
Six by Sondheim 2013 TV Movie documentary Herself
Muppets 201: Rarities from the Henson Vault 2009 Documentary Herself
Cinema 3 2007 TV Series Eileen / Lulu
Learn How to Play 'Tonight You Belong to Me' 2005 Video short Marie Kimble Johnson
Broadway: The American Musical 2004 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself / Dot / Marie (in 'Sunday in the Park with George')
Intimate Portrait 2003 TV Series documentary Herself
Very Merry Christmas Sing Along Songs 2003 Video Angelique
A Bing Crosby Christmas 1998 Video documentary Herself
50 Years of Funny Females 1995 TV Movie documentary Herself
The Carol Burnett Show: A Reunion 1993 TV Movie documentary Herself
Magico David 1992 TV Mini-Series Herself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1990 TV Series Tammy Faye Bakker
Happy Birthday, Bob: 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years with NBC 1988 TV Special Herself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1987 ACE CableACE Awards Actress in a Theatrical or Dramatic Special American Playhouse (1981)
1987 Woman of the Year Hasty Pudding Theatricals, USA
1987 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Live Performance Awarded on April 23, 1987 at 6706 Hollywood Blvd.
1987 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Live Performance Awarded on April 23, 1987 at 6706 Hollywood Blvd.
1982 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Pennies from Heaven (1981)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Musical Theater Album · Danny Burstein (principal soloist)
· Jan Maxwell (principal soloist)
· Elaine Paige (principal soloist)
· Ron Raines (principal soloist)
· Tommy Krasker (producer)
· Stephen Sondheim (composer/lyricist)
2013 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series Smash (2012)
2012 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series Smash (2012)
2009 Gold Derby TV Award Gold Derby Awards Drama Guest Actress Grey's Anatomy (2005)
2003 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performer in a Children's Special Bobbie's Girl (2002)
2001 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Ally McBeal (1997)
1998 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries Cinderella (1997)
1998 Golden Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television Cinderella (1997)
1981 Stinker Award The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards Worst On-Screen Couple Heartbeeps (1981) · Andy Kaufman
1979 Stinker Award The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards Worst On-Screen Couple The Jerk (1979) · Steve Martin
1978 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in Variety or Music The Muppet Show (1976)
1977 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture Silent Movie (1976)
1977 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical All's Fair (1976)


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#Quote
1 "Into the Woods" was... a lot of running around in the woods! I can't wait to see the show again. People didn't realize it back then, but kids still come up to me-young people-and they talk about it. It really made its mark.
2 "It Might as Well Be Spring"... I used to sing that as a young girl in my voice lessons. Then I picked it up again and it spoke to me in a whole new way.
3 It was one of the most exciting, perfect evenings of my life, my solo debut at Carnegie Hall. And knowing we were all there to raise money for Gay Men's Health Crisis made the evening an extraordinary experience.
4 Sondheim writes the music and lyrics, and because he's so smart and goes so deep with his feelings, there's a lot to explore, get involved with and learn about.
5 Stephen Sondheim told me that Oscar Hammerstein believed everything that he wrote. So there's great truth in the songs, and that's what was so wonderful to find.
6 George M. is where I met my dear friend Joel Grey. We connected at rehearsal one day during a five-minute break. We were both looking out the same window and we knew in five minutes that we'd made a connection.
7 I lost a very dear friend who lived with AIDS for about 17 years. Rejecting early treatments that were iffy, he thought he saved himself. I really miss him a lot.
8 In my career, there have been three things that were challenging: playing gay; playing a Jewish woman; and playing Chekhov. The scariest part was playing Chekhov!
9 Working on behalf of companion animals is so important. We start to realize how healing they are.
10 Animals speak with pure affection. It's important to me to get something going in New York so we can get to be a no-kill city, and give the animals homes and more attention and love.
11 The first big lead that I had on Broadway was in a show called "La Strada".
12 The first Broadway show I ever heard was the recording of "Carousel", and it was a very vivid experience.
13 We've been listening to Wagner, which is so great.
14 When something isn't done, you want to do something about it.
15 When there's a terrible illness like AIDS sweeping through, you help people.
16 I feel strongly for gay marriage to be accepted.
17 I know Mama Rose is a great role and I love having a chance to do it.
18 I love "Some Enchanted Evening", and "If I Loved You". And as I sing them more and more, I find new favorites.
19 I'd like to one day play Amanda, the mother, in "The Glass Menagerie".
20 The challenge of film is making it right there at that moment, and then you get to move on.
21 I love pasta with the homemade marinara sauce I had as a kid.
22 "No One Is Alone" by Stephen Sondheim is all about thinking for yourself and being your own person.
23 You'd look out and there'd be little babies watching the show, and boys and girls. They loved the cowboys, and they loved Annie. There were young people seeing the show for the first time. I stayed for two years because I enjoyed it so much.
24 Getting plenty of sleep is always great. It really is. I have a girlfriend who's sending me a slant board.
25 I don't smoke, I don't drink much, I don't eat red meat. I stay out of the sun.
26 You gotta be original, because if you're like someone else, what do they need you for?

#Trademark
1 Lisp, breathless voice
2 Red hair and brown eyes
3 Voluptuous bombshell figure

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