THE SCREENING ROOM: Happy Birthday, Bette Midler (Video)

By Playbill Staff
December 1, 2013

Tony Award recipient Bette Midler, who has been seen on Broadway in I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers and Fiddler on the Roof, celebrates her birthday Dec. 1.



Playbill.com revisits highlights of Midler's career with clips from her musical revues, her performances of Broadway standards and more.

Visit her page at the Playbill Vault.

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Midler receives the Special Tony Award in 1974:

Teaser of Bette Middler in I’ll Eat You Last

"From a Distance":

"Wind Beneath My Wings":

"Beast of Burden":

"Stay With Me":

"I Look Good":

"Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy":

"New York, New York":

Midler and Wynonna Judd singing "Let It Be Me":

"The Rose":

"My Heart Will Go On":

"My One True Friend":

"Lullaby in Blue":

"When a Man Loves a Woman":

"Do You Wanna Dance?":

Bette Midler played Rose in the 1993 television adaptation of Gypsy. Here is her performance of "Rose's Turn.":