19 Facts About Bebe Neuwirth


Beatrice "Bebe" Jane Neuwirth is an American actress, singer, and dancer.

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Bebe Neuwirth's has an older brother Peter, a mathematician and actuary who graduated from Harvard.

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Bebe Neuwirth started taking ballet lessons at the age of five, a year after viewing a production of The Nutcracker with her mother.

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Bebe Neuwirth's desired to be a ballet dancer until her early teens, when she realized how restricted her technique was, as well as the standard of ballet education where she lived.

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Bebe Neuwirth's performed with the Princeton Ballet Company in Peter and the Wolf, The Nutcracker, and Coppelia, appearing in community theater musicals.

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Bebe Neuwirth's later appeared in revivals of Little Me ; Sweet Charity, for which she won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical; and Damn Yankees .

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Bebe Neuwirth's appeared in the musical revue Here Lies Jenny which featured songs by Kurt Weill sung and danced by Neuwirth and a four-person supporting cast, as part of an unspoken ambiguous story in an anonymous seedy bar possibly in Berlin in the 1930s.

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In 2009, Bebe Neuwirth toured a one-woman cabaret show with pianist Scott Cady.

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In 2019, Bebe Neuwirth returned to the stage with the Philadelphia Theatre Company, appearing at the Suzanne Roberts Theater in Philadelphia.

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At the time, Bebe Neuwirth was not interested in doing television work and her character was initially planned to be in only one episode of the series.

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Bebe Neuwirth's auditioned for the role with her arm in a sling, following a fall a week earlier.

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Bebe Neuwirth's left Cheers in 1993 to go back to her career in dancing, but would make more television appearances in other shows and commercials.

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Bebe Neuwirth's had a recurring role as Caroline, the literary editor of Jonathan Ames, on the HBO series Bored to Death.

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Bebe Neuwirth's starred as Nadine Tolliver in the 2014 CBS political drama Madam Secretary.

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In October 2017, Bebe Neuwirth announced her decision to leave the series after four seasons.

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Bebe Neuwirth's later reprised the role of Nora Bebe Neuwirth'spherd in Jumanji: The Next Level in 2019; the film grossed 800 million dollars worldwide and received positive reviews from critics.

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Bebe Neuwirth's met him in 1982 after she performed a revue at O'Neal's restaurant in New York, where he was bartending.

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Bebe Neuwirth has supported and worked for several non-profit charity organizations.

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Bebe Neuwirth currently serves as vice chair on the board of trustees for The Actors Fund.

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