Bernadette Peters (n. 28 de febrero de 1948, Nueva York) es una actriz y cantante estadounidense. Durante sus más de 50 años de carrera, incursionó en cine, teatro y televisión, grabó numerosos discos y realizó múltiples giras y conciertos. Reconocida principalmente por su labor en Broadway, fue nominada para siete premios Tony, de los que ganó dos, y para ocho galardones Drama Desk, de los que recibió tres.
Inició su carrera en el teatro, para luego debutar en el cine y la televisión en la década de 1970. Sus primeros trabajos en las pantallas incluyen participaciones en ciclos televisivos como The Muppet Show o The Carol Burnett Show y papeles en películas de comedia, entre ellas, Silent Movie, The Jerk y Pennies from Heaven.
- Fecha de nacimiento: 1948-02-28
- Lugar de nacimiento: Queens, New York, USA
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Bernadette Peters (born Bernadette Lazzara on February 28, 1948) is an American actress, singer and children's book author from Ozone Park, Queens, New York . Over the course of a career that has spanned five decades, she has starred in musical theatre, films and television, as well as performing in solo concerts and recordings. She is one of the most critically acclaimed Broadway performers, having received nominations for seven Tony Awards, winning two, and eight Drama Desk Awards, winning three. Four of the Broadway cast albums on which she has starred have won Grammy Awards. Peters first performed on the stage as a child and then a teenage actor in the 1960s, and in film and television in the 1970s. She was praised for this early work and for appearances on The Muppet Show, The Carol Burnett Show and in other television work, and for her roles in films like Silent Movie, The Jerk, Pennies from Heaven and Annie. In the 1980s, she returned to the theatre, where she became one of the best-known Broadway stars over the next three decades. She also has recorded six solo albums and several singles, as well as many cast albums, and performs regularly in her own solo concert act. Peters also continues to act in films and on television, where she has been nominated for three Emmy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards, winning once. Peters is particularly noted for her starring roles in stage musicals, including Song and Dance, Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods, Annie Get Your Gun, Gypsy, and A Little Night Music, becoming closely associated with composer Stephen Sondheim. She had a four-year romantic relationship with comedian Steve Martin and was married to investment adviser Michael Wittenberg for over nine years until he was killed in a helicopter crash on September 26, 2005. Peters is known for her charitable work, including as a founder of the Broadway Barks animal charity. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bernadette Peters, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia