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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1992 Nominee
Oscar
Best Actress in a Leading Role
For the Boys (1991)
1980 Nominee
Oscar
Best Actress in a Leading Role
The Rose (1979)

Golden Globes, USA

2001 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical
Bette (2000)
1994 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Gypsy (1993)
1992 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
For the Boys (1991)
1988 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Outrageous Fortune (1987)
1987 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
1981 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Divine Madness (1980)
1980 Winner
Golden Globe
Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
The Rose (1979)
New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture - Female
The Rose (1979)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2011 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special
Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go On (2010)
Shared with:
1998 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Murphy Brown (1988)
For playing "Caprice Feldman". For episode "Never Can Say Goodbye".
1997 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Music Program
Bette Midler in Concert: Diva Las Vegas (1997)
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special
Bette Midler in Concert: Diva Las Vegas (1997)
Shared with:
1994 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special
Gypsy (1993)
For playing "Mama Rose".
1992 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962)
For episode with guests Robin Williams and Bette Midler.
1978 Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Special - Comedy-Variety or Music
Bette Midler: Ol' Red Hair Is Back (1977)
Shared with:
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy-Variety or Music Special
Bette Midler: Ol' Red Hair Is Back (1977)
Shared with:

BAFTA Awards

1981 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Actress
The Rose (1979)

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards

2009 Nominee
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Supporting Actress
Then She Found Me (2007)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

1994 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Actress
Hocus Pocus (1993)

American Cinematheque Gala Tribute

1987 Winner
American Cinematheque Award

American Comedy Awards, USA

1998 Winner
American Comedy Award
Funniest Female Performer in a TV Special (Leading or Supporting) Network, Cable or Syndication
Bette Midler in Concert: Diva Las Vegas (1997)
1997 Nominee
American Comedy Award
Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
The First Wives Club (1996)
1996 Winner
American Comedy Award
Funniest Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Get Shorty (1995)
1993 Winner
American Comedy Award
Funniest Female Performer in a TV Special (Leading or Supporting) Network, Cable or Syndication
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962)
For episode "2nd to Last Tonight Show (1992)". For the special "2nd To Last Tonight Show".
1990 Nominee
American Comedy Award
Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
Beaches (1988)
1989 Winner
American Comedy Award
Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
Big Business (1988)
1988 Winner
American Comedy Award
Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
Outrageous Fortune (1987)
1987 Winner
American Comedy Award
Funniest Actress in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
Ruthless People (1986)
Funniest Female Performer of the Year
Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award in Comedy

CableACE Awards

1989 Nominee
ACE
Entertainment Host
The Mondo Beyondo Show (1988)
1985 Nominee
ACE
Performance in a Music Special
Bette Midler: Art or Bust (1984)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1992 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Actress
For the Boys (1991)

Golden Apple Awards

1996 Nominee
Golden Apple
Female Star of the Year
Shared with:
The 'First Wives Club'.

Grammy Awards

2018 Nominee
Grammy
Best Musical Theater Album
Shared with:
For "Hello, Dolly!" original Broadway cast recording
2008 Nominee
Grammy
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
For the Album "Cool Yule"
2007 Nominee
Grammy
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
For the Album "Bette Midler Sings the Peggy Lee Songbook"
2004 Nominee
Grammy
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
For the Album "Bette Midler Sings the Rosemary Clooney Songbook"
1991 Nominee
Grammy
Record of the Year
for "From a Distance"
Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
for the Song "From a Distance"
1990 Winner
Grammy
Record of the Year
for "Wind Beneath My Wings"
Nominee
Grammy
Best Recording for Children
Oliver & Company (1988)
Shared with:
For the album "Oliver and Company (Story and Songs from the Motion Picture)".
Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
for "Wind Beneath my Wings"
1987 Nominee
Grammy
Best Comedy Recording
For the Album "Mud Will Be Flung Tonight"
1981 Winner
Grammy
Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
for the Song "The Rose"
Nominee
Grammy
Record of the Year
for "The Rose"
1974 Winner
Grammy
Best New Artist
Nominee
Grammy
Album of the Year
for the Album "The Divine Miss M"
Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
for the Song "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"

Hasty Pudding Theatricals, USA

1976 Winner
Woman of the Year

Kids' Choice Awards, USA

1989 Nominee
Blimp Award
Favorite Movie Actress
Beaches (1988)

MTV Video Music Awards (VMA)

1984 Nominee
VMA
Best Female Video
Bette Midler: Beast of Burden (1984)
Best Stage Performance in a Video
Bette Midler: Beast of Burden (1984)

National Board of Review, USA

1996 Winner
NBR Award
Best Acting by an Ensemble
The First Wives Club (1996)
Shared with:

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

1980 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Actress
The Rose (1979)
3rd place

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1979 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Actress
The Rose (1979)

Online Film & Television Association

2001 Winner
OFTA Television Award
Best Actress in a New Comedy Series
Bette (2000)
1997 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Adapted Song
The First Wives Club (1996)
Shared with:
For the song "You Don't Own Me".

People's Choice Awards, USA

2001 Winner
People's Choice Award
Favorite Female Performer in a New Television Series
Bette (2000)
1989 Winner
People's Choice Award
Favorite Comedy Motion Picture Actress
1988 Nominee
People's Choice Award
Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer
1987 Nominee
People's Choice Award
Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer
1981 Nominee
People's Choice Award
Favorite Motion Picture Actress
1980 Nominee
People's Choice Award
Favorite Motion Picture Actor

Razzie Awards

2001 Nominee
Razzie Award
Worst Actress
Isn't She Great (2000)
1991 Nominee
Razzie Award
Worst Actress
Stella (1990)

Satellite Awards

1997 Nominee
Golden Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
The First Wives Club (1996)

ShoWest Convention, USA

1988 Winner
ShoWest Award
Female Star of the Year

The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards

2000 Nominee
Stinker Award
Worst Actress
Isn't She Great (2000)
1997 Nominee
Stinker Award
Worst Actress
That Old Feeling (1997)
Worst On-Screen Couple
That Old Feeling (1997)
Shared with:

TV Guide Awards

2001 Winner
TV Guide Award
Actress of the Year in a New Series
Bette (2000)
Nominee
TV Guide Award
Actress of the Year in a Comedy Series
Bette (2000)

Walk of Fame

1985 Winner
Star on the Walk of Fame
Recording
Awarded on February 6, 1985 at 6922 Hollywood Blvd.

Women in Film Crystal Awards

1997 Winner
Crystal Award
1985 Winner
Jack Oakie Comedy Award

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