Bette Midler (born December 1, 1945, in Honolulu Hawaii) is an American singer, actress, and comedian. She is also known to her fans, and especially in gay culture, as The Divine Miss M.
Bette Midler is named after the actress Bette Davis although Davis pronounced her name in two syllables, and Bette Midler uses one. During her career, she has won four Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, and a Tony Award, and has been nominated for two Academy Awards. Some of Bette Midler's most famous songs include "Wind Beneath My Wings", "The Rose", "The Gift Of Love" and "From A Distance".