Bebe Neuwirth

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Quotes (17)

  • Bebe Neuwirth: My parents are such great people... They wanted me to do whatever it was that I loved doing.

  • Bebe Neuwirth: I'll always be a dancer first.

  • Bebe Neuwirth: You have to be aware. Like, I'm not going to do any downhill skiing. It looks like a whole lot of fun, but I'm not going to risk breaking a leg. I want to be dancing the way I'm dancing now for 30 more years.

  • Bebe Neuwirth: In a really well-written musical, you talk until you just can't talk anymore, you're going to have to sing. And when you're just so full you can't sing anymore, then you have to dance. It's a natural progression.

  • Bebe Neuwirth: Stage and film are just two wildly different animals. Why compare the two?

  • Bebe Neuwirth: People are at their happiest if they are true to themselves. I think that applies to their chosen profession, friends and relationships. It goes for your health too. If you are true to yourself, it seems to me everything should work out pretty well.

  • Bebe Neuwirth: Part of the success of the show is that the audience sees themselves in the characters, becomes the characters. The more they inhabit the characters, the more they see.

  • Bebe Neuwirth: It's very hard for a performer to trust the material and trust that we don't have to do anything but speak the truth.

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Trivia (13)

  • In 1991, Bebe won another Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series playing Lilith Sternin on Cheers.

  • Bebe won the TFD Rolex Dance Award and in 1997. The awards is literally a gold Rolex.

  • Bebe danced with the Princeton Ballet.

  • Bebe Neuwirth starred in the unsold television pilot Dear Diary. In a move to get publicity, the producers released it in movie theaters and it won the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Subject.

  • In 1990, Bebe won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series playing Lilith Sternin on Cheers.

  • Bebe won a Seattle Film Critics award in 2002 for best supporting actress in her role in Tadpole.

  • Bebe was offered to play Lilith as a regular on Frasier but she turned it down.

  • Bebe was married to Paul Dorman for 7 years (1984 - 1991).

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