Bebe Neuwirth is an American actress, singer, and dancer who has worked extensively in film, television, and theater. She was born on December 31, 1958, in Newark, New Jersey.
Neuwirth first rose to prominence in the 1980s when she appeared on Broadway in productions such as "A Chorus Line" and "Little Me." She later won critical acclaim and multiple Tony Awards for her performances in the Broadway musicals "Sweet Charity" and "Chicago."
In addition to her work on stage, Neuwirth has also appeared in a number of films and television shows. She is perhaps best known for her role as Lilith Sternin-Crane on the hit television series "Cheers" and its spin-off "Frasier." Neuwirth has also had recurring roles on shows such as "Madam Secretary," "Blue Bloods," and "The Good Fight."
Neuwirth's film credits include roles in "Jumanji," "The Faculty," and "Liberty Heights." She has also lent her voice to animated films such as "The Prince of Egypt" and "How to Train Your Dragon."
Throughout her career, Neuwirth has received numerous accolades for her work, including two Tony Awards, two Emmy Awards, and a Drama Desk Award. She is widely regarded as one of the most versatile and talented performers of her generation.