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Beatrice Neuwirth was born on the 31st December 1958, in Newark, New Jersey USA, and is an actress perhaps best known to the world as Dr. Lilith Sternin in the TV series “Cheers” (1989-1993), and the same role in “Frasier” (1994-2003). Furthermore, she portrays Nadine Toliver in TV series “Madam Secretary” (2014-2016), among other roles. Her career started in the early 1980s.

Have you ever wondered how rich Bebe Neuwirth is, as of late-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Nene `s net worth is as high as $10 million, earned through her successful career as an actress. Apart from appearing on screen, Bebe has also found success on stage, appearing in such plays as “Sweet Charity” (1986), “Chicago” (1996), and “The Addams Family” (2010).

 

Bebe Neuwirth Net Worth $10 Million

Bebe is the daughter of Sydney Anne and her husband Lee Paul Neuwirth; she grew up in her hometown with her older brother, and was raised as Jewish.

Bebe practiced ballet from the age of five; she went to Princeton High School, from which she matriculated in 1976, and then enrolled at the prestigious Julliard School in New York City, where she was a part of the Princeton Ballet Company, and participated in plays “Peter And The Wolf”, “The Nutcracker” and “Coppelia, among others.

Bebe`s professional career began on stage, with the role of Sheila in “A Chorus Line” (1980), and continued by being a replacement in “Dancin`” (1981). She continued to appear on stage through the 1980s, and recorded appearances in “Little Me” (1982) and “Sweet Charity” (1986). By that time her screen career began, but she has made several more stage appearances, in “Damn Yankees” (1994), “Funny Girl” (2002), “Chicago” (2007), and “The Addams Family” (2010), all of which increased her net worth.

Bebe started off her TV career with a brief appearance in series “Simon & Simon” (1986), but the same year she was cast as Dr. Lilith Sternin in the TV series “Cheers” (1986-1993), which only increased her net worth. She moved to films in 1989, appearing in “Say Anything”, and in 1990 Bebe had a supporting role in “Green Card” with Gerard Depardieu and Andie MacDowell. Furthermore, she had a notable role in the film “Without Her Consent”, which also added to her net worth.

Bebe started the 1990s with a part in the film “Bugsy” (1991) starring Warren Beatty and Harvey Keitel, while in 1993 she appeared in “Malice”, with Nicole Kidman and Alec Baldwin, and also in “The Paint Job”, as one of the leads alongside Will Patton. Two years later she portrayed Nora Shepherd in “Jumanji”, and through the 1990s featured in such films as “The Associate” (1996), “The Faculty” (1998), “Getting To Know You” (1999), “Dash And Lilly” (1999), and “Liberty Heights” (1999) with Adrien Brody and Joe Mantegna.

New millennium started successfully for Bebe as she appeared in the film “Cupid & Cate”, alongside Peter Gallagher and Mary Louise Parker, and three years later featured in “How to Lose a Guy In 10 Days” with Kate Hudson, Matthew McConaughey and Adam Goldberg, increasing further her net worth. In 2005, Bebe portrayed Joanna Bourne in “Game 6”, starring Michael Keaton and Robert Downey Jr., and also the same year played Tracey Kibre in the TV series “Law & Order: Trial by Jury” (2005-2006). Two years later, Bebe had the leading role in the film “Adopt A Sailor”, and in 2009 played Ms. Kraft in the film “Fame”, featuring Kelsey Grammer and Megan Mullally as leads.

She then became focused on TV series, and appeared in “Bored To Death” (2009-2011), “The Good Wife” (2012-2013), “Blue Bloods” (2013-2014), and since 2014 she is one of the lead characters in the TV series “Madam Secretary”, which has certainly added a substantial amount to her net worth.

Thanks to her skills, Bebe has received several prestigious awards, including a Primetime Emmy in the category Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on “Cheers” She received Tony Awards for “Sweet Charity”, and “Chicago”, as well as a Drama Desk Awards in category Outstanding Actress in a Musical for the latter, among others.

Regarding her personal life, Bebe has been married to Chris Calkins since 2009. Previously she was married to Paul Dorman from 1984 until 1991.

Quick Facts

Birth date: December 31, 1958
Birth place: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Height:5' 4" (1.63 m)
Profession:Actress, Soundtrack, Director
Education:Princeton Day School, Princeton High School, Chapin School, Juilliard School
Nationality:American
Spouse:Chris Calkins (m. 2009), Paul Dorman (m. 1984–1991)
Parents:Sydney Anne Neuwirth, Lee Paul Neuwirth
Siblings:Peter Neuwirth
Awards:Tony Awards - Best Featured Actress in a Musical (1986 (1986), 1997), Primetime Emmy Awards - Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (1990 (1990), 1991), Drama Desk Awards (1997)
Nominations:Viewers for Quality Television - Best Supporting actress (1990), Primetime Emmy Awards (1995 (1995), 1999), American Comedy Awards (1999), Satellite Awards - best Supporting Actress (2003)
Movies:“The Associate” (1996), “The Faculty” (1998), “Getting To Know You” (1999), “Dash And Lilly” (1999), “Liberty Heights” (1999), “Adopt A Sailor” (2009), “Cupid & Cate”, “Green Card”, “Say Anything” (1989)
TV shows:“Simon & Simon” (1986), “Cheers” (1986-1993), “Law & Order: Trial by Jury” (2005-2006), “Bored To Death” (2009-2011), “The Good Wife” (2012-2013), “Blue Bloods” (2013-2014), “Madam Secretary” (2014-)
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1As of mid-January 2014, Bebe Neuwirth will have played all three of the principle female roles in the long-running Broadway Revival of Chicago. She was in the revival's original cast as Velma Kelly, and won the 1997 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical. In 2007, Neuwirth did a stint as Roxie Hart, and in 2014, she returned to the show again, this time playing Warden "Mama" Morton.
2Joined new show, Law & Order: Trial by Jury (2005), premiered 3 March 2005. [September 2004]
3Filming Le divorce (2003) in Paris. [March 2002]
4She has played the same character (Dr. Lilith Sternin) in three different series: Cheers (1982), Wings (1990) and Frasier (1993).
5She had hip replacement surgery in 2006.
6She is from a Jewish family (from Austria, Germany, and Russia).
7Her husband, Chris Calkins is is the founder of Destino vineyards in Napa Valley.
8Has won two Emmys, two Tonys, two Drama Desks, an LA Drama Critics Circle award, an Astaire Award, an Outer Critics Circle award, among others.
9She claims the role of the hooker teaching Judy Davis how to perform oral sex on a banana in Woody Allen's Celebrity (1998) was written specifically for her.
10After Cheers (1982) went off the air, she got a lot of offers from TV and film essentially asking her to pretty much play the same character. She was offered a regular role as Lilith on the Cheers (1982) spin-off, Frasier (1993) but she turned it down so she could go back to Broadway. She did guests spots on the show instead.
11Danced with the Princeton Ballet Company.
12She raises money to help stray cats and dogs.
13Has won two Tony Awards: in 1986 as Best Actress (Featured Role - Musical) for playing Nicki in a revival of "Sweet Charity;" and in 1997 as Best Actress (Musical) for playing Velma Kelly in a revival of "Chicago."
14Education: Graduated from Princeton High School (Princeton, New Jersey, 1976) Majored in dance at The Juilliard School (New York, New York 1976-7)


Net Worth & Salary

TitleSalary
Game 6 (2005)$100 per day


Quotes

#Quote
1Ballet has always been how I defined myself - even as a child. It's never been just a thing to do.
2I've always loved to dance on stage. I've been doing ballet since I was five, and stage dancing since I was seven.
3[about the film Tadpole (2000)] It's more about who Oscar is that these women are falling in love with him than just his age. In that sense, it's a little more European than we're used to.
4(on her cameo in Celebrity (1998)) He offered me the hooker part with a great deal of respect. He wrote me, "Please don't be offended". That didn't offend me. I would do pretty much anything for him.
5[about her work] I know when I'm bad, I know when I'm good, and I know when I'm everything in between. I don't have any delusions of grandeur or delusions of failure. In terms of my work, I've got a pretty cold honest eye.
6If you have to ask how to be sexy after 40, you probably can't do it.
7In a really well-written musical, you talk until you just can't talk anymore, you're going to have to sing. And when you're just so full you can't sing anymore, then you have to dance. It's a natural progression.


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2002Seattle Film Critics AwardSeattle Film Critics AwardsBest Supporting ActressTadpole (2000)
1991Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesCheers (1982)
1990Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesCheers (1982)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2003Chlotrudis AwardChlotrudis AwardsBest Supporting ActressTadpole (2000)
2003Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actress in a Supporting Role, Comedy or MusicalTadpole (2000)
2000American Comedy AwardAmerican Comedy Awards, USAFunniest Female Guest Appearance in a TV SeriesFrasier (1993)
1999Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a MovieDash and Lilly (1999)
1999American Comedy AwardAmerican Comedy Awards, USAFunniest Female Guest Appearance in a TV SeriesFrasier (1993)
1998AnnieAnnie AwardsOutstanding Individual Achievement for Voice Acting by a Female Performer in an Animated Television ProductionAll Dogs Go to Heaven: The Series (1996)
1998OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Guest Actress in a Comedy SeriesFrasier (1993)
1997OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Guest Actress in a Comedy SeriesFrasier (1993)
1995Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy SeriesFrasier (1993)
1991Q AwardViewers for Quality Television AwardsBest Supporting Actress in a Quality Comedy SeriesCheers (1982)
1990Q AwardViewers for Quality Television AwardsBest Supporting Actress in a Quality Comedy SeriesCheers (1982)


Filmography

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
New York Is Dead2017TV Series post-productionSylvia
New York Is Dead2016completedSylvia
Humor Me2016post-productionC.C. Rudin
Madam Secretary2014-2016TV SeriesNadine Tolliver
Over the Garden Wall2014TV Mini-SeriesMargueritte Grey
Blue Bloods2013-2014TV SeriesKelly Peterson
Browsers2013TV MovieJulianna Mancuso-Bruni
The Good Wife2012-2013TV SeriesJudge Claudia Friend
Bored to Death2009-2011TV SeriesCaroline Taylor
The Cleveland Show2010TV SeriesSarah Friedman
Late Show with David Letterman2010TV SeriesMorticia Addams
Fame2009Ms. Kraft
Adopt a Sailor2008Patricia
Law & Order: Trial by Jury2005-2006TV SeriesTracey Kibre
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit1999-2005TV SeriesTracey Kibre / Nina Laszlo
Game 62005Joanna Bourne
The Big Bounce2004Alison Ritchie
Frasier1994-2003TV SeriesDr. Lilith Sternin
Le divorce2003Julia Manchevering
Cyberchase2002-2003TV SeriesBinky the Cat / Binky, the Cat
Hack2003TV SeriesFaith O'Connor
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days2003Lana Jong
The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina2002VideoThumbelina's mother (voice)
Sounds from a Town I Love2001TV ShortLast Woman on Cell-Phone
Deadline2000-2001TV SeriesNikki Masucci
Tadpole2000Diane Lodder
Cupid & Cate2000TV MovieFrancesca
An Extremely Goofy Movie2000VideoSylvia Marpole: the Head College Librarian (voice)
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch1999TV SeriesJuliette
Liberty Heights1999Ada Kurtzman
Der Schandfleck1999TV MovieGelsomina
Dash and Lilly1999TV MovieDorothy Parker
Summer of Sam1999Gloria
Getting to Know You1999Trix
An All Dogs Christmas Carol1998VideoAnabelle / Belladonna (voice)
The Faculty1998Principal Valerie Drake
All Dogs Go to Heaven: The Series1996-1998TV SeriesAnabelle / Belladonna / Annabelle / ...
Celebrity1998Nina - the Hooker
Jungle Cubs1997TV SeriesLa La
The Magic School Bus1997TV SeriesFlora Whiff
Dear Diary1996Short
The Adventures of Pinocchio1996Video GameFelinet
The Associate1996Camille Scott
The Adventures of Pinocchio1996Felinet
All Dogs Go to Heaven 21996Anabelle (voice)
Freakazoid!1996TV SeriesDeadpan
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man1996TV SeriesTamara La Boinque
Jumanji1995Nora Shepherd
NewsRadio1995TV SeriesSandi Angelini
Aladdin1994-1995TV SeriesMirage
The Adventures of Pete & Pete1994TV SeriesThe Mailcarrier
The Paint Job1993Margaret
Malice1993Dana
Wild Palms1993TV Mini-SeriesTabba Schwartzkopf
Cheers1986-1993TV SeriesDr. Lilith Sternin-Crane Dr. Lilith Sternin
Wings1992TV SeriesDr. Lilith Sternin-Crane
Bugsy1991Countess di Frasso
Star Trek: The Next Generation1991TV SeriesLanel
Green Card1990Lauren
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1990TV SeriesDr. Lilith Sternin
Unspeakable Acts1990TV MovieSusan Maxwell
Without Her Consent1990TV MovieGloria Allred
The Famous Teddy Z1990TV Series
Say Anything...1989Mrs. Evans
Fame1986TV SeriesPhyllis Turner
Simon & Simon1986TV SeriesReceptionist

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Madam Secretary2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Browsers2013TV Movie performer: "Someone With Whom..."
Late Show with David Letterman2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina2002Video performer: "Thumbelina's Lullaby"
Great Performances1999-2001TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts1998TV Movie documentary performer: "New York, New York"
An All Dogs Christmas Carol1998Video performer: "I Always Get Emotional at Christmas Time"
All Dogs Go to Heaven: The Series1997TV Series performer - 1 episode
The 51st Annual Tony Awards1997TV Special performer: "All That Jazz", "Hot Honey Rag"
Cheers1987-1992TV Series performer - 8 episodes

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jerome's Bouquet2013Short

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Making 'Game 6'2006Video shortHerself
That's Kentertainment!2006TV SeriesHerself
A Different Look at 'Law & Order'2006Video shortHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2006TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 4th Annual TV Land Awards2006TV SpecialHerself
The Tony Danza Show2004-2006TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Celebrity Charades2005TV SeriesHerself
Jerry Orbach Tribute2005Video shortHerself
Today2005TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Character Studies2005TV SeriesHerself
Great Performances1999-2004TV SeriesHerself - Performer / Herself - Host
Will & Grace2004TV SeriesHerself
American Experience2003TV Series documentaryHerself
The 57th Annual Tony Awards2003TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Best Choreography
Imagine New York2003Documentary shortHerself
The Daily Show1999-2003TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2002TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Anatomy of a Scene2001TV Series documentaryHerself
TVography: Cheers2001TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1996-2001TV SeriesHerself - Guest
E! True Hollywood Story2000TV Series documentaryHerself
The 54th Annual Tony Awards2000TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Best Choreography, Best Book of a Musical & Best Original Score
Strangers with Candy2000TV SeriesHerself
The 53rd Annual Tony Awards1999TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Best Revival of a Musical
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts1998TV Movie documentaryHerself
In Performance at the White House1998TV SpecialHerself
The 52nd Annual Tony Awards1998TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Best Featured Actor in a Musical
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts1997TV SpecialHerself
The 51st Annual Tony Awards1997TV SpecialHerself - Performer & Winner: Best Leading Actress in a Musical
The 42nd Annual Drama Desk Awards1997TV SpecialHerself - Performer
The 53rd Presidential Inaugural Gala: An American Journey1997TV SpecialHerself - Cast of 'Chicago'
Showbiz Today1997TV SeriesHerself
Late Show with David Letterman1994-1997TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1996TV MovieHerself
The 50th Annual Tony Awards1996TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Best Lighting Design
Lauren Hutton and...1996TV SeriesHerself - Guest
In a New Light '941994TV SpecialHerself
The 48th Annual Tony Awards1994TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Best Choreography
The New Dramatists Lifetime Achievement Award to Neil Simon1994TV MovieHerself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1994TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Cheers: Last Call!1993TV ShortHerself / Dr. Lillith Sternin-Crane
Guest Night1993TV Series
The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1992TV SpecialHerself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Performance in Variety or Music Program
The 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1991TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Late Night with David Letterman1991TV SeriesHerself - Guest
CBS This Morning1991TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 17th Annual People's Choice Awards1991TV SpecialHerself - Accepting Award for Favourite Television Comedy Series
Cheers1990TV SeriesHerself / Dr. Lilith Sternin-Crane
The 42nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1990TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Live with Kelly and Michael1989TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Stand-up Comics Take a Stand1988TV Special documentaryHerself
The 40th Annual Tony Awards1986TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Best Featured Actress in a Musical
Broadway: The Next Generation2018Documentary filmingHerself
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age2016Documentary post-productionHerself
MoveDocumentary post-productionHerself
Live from the Red Carpet: The 2016 Tony Awards2016TV MovieHerself
The 70th Annual Tony Awards2016TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows2016TV SpecialHerself
Move TV2012-2013TV SeriesHerself
Defiant Requiem2012Documentary voice
The 2012 Annual Actors Fund Gala Awards2012TV SpecialHerself
The Standbys2012DocumentaryHerself
Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf2011TV SeriesHerself
The Annual 2011 Actors Fund Gala Awards2011TV SpecialHerself - Honoree
The Wendy Williams Show2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 64th Annual Tony Awards2010TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Best Leading Actress & Best Leading Actor in a Musical
Streisand: Live in Concert2009TV Special documentaryHerself - Audience (uncredited)
Working in the Theatre1994-2009TV Series documentaryHerself
Biography2009TV Series documentaryHerself
The 63rd Annual Tony Awards2009TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: In Memoriam
Ingredients2009DocumentaryNarrator
Holiday in Bryant Park2007TV MovieSinger
A Capitol Fourth2007TV MovieHerself
The 61st Annual Tony Awards2007TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Best Choreography
The 52nd Annual Drama Desk Awards2007TV SpecialHerself
Jeopardy!2006TV SeriesHerself
Broadway Under the Stars2006TV MovieHerself
The 60th Annual Tony Awards2006TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Best Choreography

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Broadway: The American Musical2004TV Mini-Series documentaryVelma Kelly (in 'Chicago') / Herself
Frasier: Analyzing the Laughter2004TV MovieDr. Lilith Sternin-Crane (uncredited)
Great Performances1997TV SeriesHerself

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