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Bernadette Peters

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Birthday
28, 1948
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
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Birthday
28, 1948 (age 70)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Broadway legend who won Tony Awards for her performances in Song and Dance (1985) and in the 1999 revival of Annie Get Your Gun. Her numerous other Broadway credits include starring roles in Into the Woods, Sunday in the Park with George, and Gypsy.

Before Fame

She entered show business at the age of three and had appeared on Juvenile Jury and Name That Tune before her sixth birthday. By the age of nine, she was a member of the Actors Equity union.

Trivia

She made her Broadway debut as an understudy for a 1967 production of The Girl in the Freudian Slip.

Family Life

She dated actor and The Jerk co-star Steve Martin from 1977 to 1981. Over a decade later, she married Michael Wittenberg; tragically, Wittenberg died in a 2005 helicopter accident.

Associated With

She appeared in numerous Stephen Sondheim musicals and is considered by theater critics to be among the best interpreters of Sondheim's work.