Bette Midler


Bette Midler Trivia


  • Trivia

    • Bette's stardom has catapulted several members of her musical entourage to fame: Barry Manilow, her 1970s musical director and co-producer of her first two hit albums, launched his own career as a successful superstar; singing star Melissa Manchester was an aspiring songwriter when she performed as one of Midler's first background-singing Harlettes when Bette made her Carnegie Hall debut; 1990s former Harlette, Katie Sagal, became a TV star when she portrayed Peg Bundy on the hit comedy series, Married with Children; and both Jenifer Lewis and Linda Hart have gone on to successful acting careers in film and television since there Harlette days.