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Bernadette Peters was born Bernadette Lazzara on February 28, 1948 in Queens, New York City. Peters 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. ... See full bio »
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 2012-2013 Smash (TV Series)
Leigh Conroy
- The Tonys (2013) ... Leigh Conroy
- The Parents (2013) ... Leigh Conroy
- Bombshell (2012) ... Leigh Conroy
 2008 Living Proof (TV Movie)
Barbara Bradfield
 2007 Wine and Kisses
Mary Ann
 2007 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Judge Marianna Folger
- Guantanamo by the Bay (2007) ... Judge Marianna Folger
 2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Stella Danquiss
- Choreographed (2006) ... Stella Danquiss
 2006 Will & Grace (TV Series)
 2005 Adopted (TV Movie)
Sarah Leaf
 2002 Bobbie's Girl (TV Movie)
Bailey Lewis
 2001 Prince Charming (TV Movie)
Margo / 'Titania'
 2001 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Cassandra Lewis
- The Obstacle Course (2001) ... Cassandra Lewis
- The Getaway (2001) ... Cassandra Lewis
 2001 Frasier (TV Series)
- Sliding Frasiers (2001) ... Rachel (voice)
 2000 Teacher's Pet (TV Series)
- Fifi (2000) ... Fifi (voice)
 1999 Animaniacs: Wakko's Wish (Video)
Rita (voice)
 1998 The Closer (TV Series)
Victoria Sherwood
- Baby, It's Cold Outside (1998) ... Victoria Sherwood
 1997 Holiday in Your Heart (TV Movie)
Faith Shawn
 1997 What the Deaf Man Heard (TV Movie)
Helen Ayers
 1997 Anastasia
Sophie (voice)
 1997 The Odyssey (TV Series)
 1994 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Bernadette Peters
- Montana (1994) ... Bernadette Peters
 1992 The Last Mile (TV Short)
The Soprano
 1986-1991 American Playhouse (TV Series)
The Witch / Dot / Marie
- Into the Woods (1991) ... The Witch
- Sunday in the Park with George (1986) ... Dot / Marie
 1990 Alice
 1990 Carol & Company (TV Series)
Kate Benton
- The Jingle Belles (1990) ... Kate Benton
 1990 The Last Best Year (TV Movie)
Jane Murray
 1988 David (TV Movie)
Marie Rothenberg
 1983 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
Sleeping Beauty / Princess Debbie
- Sleeping Beauty (1983) ... Sleeping Beauty / Princess Debbie
 1981 Heartbeeps
 1981 Tulips
Rutanya Wallace
 1980 The Martian Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
Genevieve Seltzer
- The Martians (1980) ... Genevieve Seltzer
- The Settlers (1980) ... Genevieve Seltzer (credit only)
- The Expeditions (1980) ... Genevieve Seltzer (credit only)
 1979 The Jerk
 1978 The Islander (TV Movie)
Trudy Engles
 1976-1977 All's Fair (TV Series)
Charlotte 'Charley' Drake
- Charley's Father (1977) ... Charlotte 'Charley' Drake
- The Jailbirds: Part 2 (1977) ... Charlotte 'Charley' Drake
- The Jailbirds: Part 1 (1977) ... Charlotte 'Charley' Drake
- The Dick and Vanessa Show (1977) ... Charlotte 'Charley' Drake
- Rememberance (1977) ... Charlotte 'Charley' Drake
 1976 Silent Movie
Vilma Kaplan
 1976 W.C. Fields and Me
 1976 McCloud (TV Series)
B.B. Murchison
- The Day New York Turned Blue (1976) ... B.B. Murchison
 1976 McCoy (TV Series)
Brenda Brooks
- In Again Out Again (1976) ... Brenda Brooks
 1975 The Owl and the Pussycat (TV Movie)
 1975 All in the Family (TV Series)
Linda Galloway
- Gloria Suspects Mike (1975) ... Linda Galloway
 1975 Maude (TV Series)
Kathy Griffith
- Rumpus in the Rumpus Room (1975) ... Kathy Griffith
 1974 The Longest Yard
Warden's Secretary
 1973 Break Up (TV Movie)
 1972 Once Upon a Mattress (TV Movie)
Lady Larken
 1971 Great Performances (TV Series)
- Paradise Lost (1971) ... Libby
 1970 George M! (TV Movie)
Josie Cohan
 1958 The Christmas Tree (TV Movie)
 1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Anna Stieman
- A Boy Called Ciske (1958) ... Anna Stieman
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Working on behalf of companion animals is so important. We start to realize how healing they are. See more »


On The 57th Annual Tony Awards (2003), she performed the climactic song "Rose's Turn" from "Gypsy", in which she was nominated that year for Best Lead Actress in a Musical. However, she had been suffering from a severe respiratory infection and had missed several performances of the show. Originally, the producers did not want her to perform live at the Tony Awards for fear of her damaging her ... See more »


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