She returned for a 10 year anniversary musical performance of Into the Woods as the Witch along with most of the original cast.
In 1987, Bernadette was honored as the Woman of the Year from the Hasty Pudding Theatricals.
In 2001, Bernadette was nominated for an Emmy her performance on Ally McBeal.
In 2002, Bernadette was inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame.
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.
She was a frequent guest on The Carol Burnett Show.
In 1976, she received her second Golden Globe nomination for her role in the Mel Brooks' comedy Silent Movie.
It wasn't until her teens that Bernadette realized musical theatre was the direction she wanted to head in and her performing switched from more of a hobby to a professional career.
In 1969, she won her first Drama Desk Award for her off-Broadway performance in Dames At Sea which was a spoof of musicals from the depression era.
In 1968, she garnered a Theatre World citation in the Broadway show George M! with actor Joel Grey.
At 19 Bernadette made her Broadway debut in Johnny No-Trump
In 1981, she received her first Golden Globe nomination for the movie musical Pennies from Heaven.
Bernadette created the role of "Mabel Normand" in Mack And Mabel ,the 1974 musical written by Jerry Herman.
In 1973 she made her movie debut in Ace Eli and Rodger of the Skies
Bernadette received her first Tony nomination in 1971 for her role of "Brunehilde Esterhazy" in the Leonard Bernstein musical On The Town.
She received her Actors Equity card in 1957.
At the age of 9, Bernadette changed her name from Bernadette Lazzara to Bernadette Peters.
At the age of 5, Bernadette started taking tap dancing lessons.
Bernadette appeared on the show Juvenile Jury when she was just three and a half years.
She was born at 1:15pm-EST in Ozone Park, New York.
She has won two "Best Leading Actress in a Musical" Tony awards for Song and Dance and Annie Get Your Gun.