Bebe Neuwirth Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Bebe Neuwirth Quick Info
Height5 ft 4½ in
Weight54 kg
Date of BirthDecember 31, 1958
Zodiac SignCapricorn
SpouseChris Calkins

Bebe Neuwirth is an award-winning American actress, singer, and dancer who is best remembered for playing Dr. Lilith Sternin on the sitcom Cheers (1986-1993) and its spin-off, Frasier (1994-2003). She has more than 100k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Beatrice Neuwirth

Nick Name

Bebe

Bebe Neuwirth at the Governor's Ball after the 43rd Annual Emmy Awards in 1991
Bebe Neuwirth at the Governor’s Ball after the 43rd Annual Emmy Awards in 1991 (Alan Light / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Newark, New Jersey, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Bebe attended Princeton High School and graduated in 1976. She joined the Juilliard School but left a year later.

She studied singing and dancing at the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) in New York.

Occupation

Actress, Singer, Dancer

Family

  • Father – Lee Neuwirth (Mathematician at Princeton University)
  • Mother – Sydney Neuwirth (Painter, Dancer)
  • Siblings – Peter Neuwirth (Older Brother) (Mathematician, Actuary)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 4½ in or 164 cm

Weight

54 kg or 119 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Bebe has dated –

  1. C.J. Wilson
  2. Paul Dorman (1982-1991) – Bebe was married to Paul Dorman from 1984 to 1991.
  3. Michael Danek (1992-1999)
  4. George Stephanopoulos
  5. Chris Calkins (2007-Present) – Bebe and Chris Calkins got married on May 4, 2009, in a New York ceremony officiated by friend and actor Peter Coyote.
Bebe Neuwirth with Ken Lillig at the Governor's Ball after the 1992 Emmy Awards
Bebe Neuwirth with Ken Lillig at the Governor’s Ball after the 1992 Emmy Awards (Alan Light / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity

White

She has Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Curly hair

Bebe Neuwirth and Kelsey Grammer seen posing together in 2010
Bebe Neuwirth and Kelsey Grammer seen posing together in 2010 (Richard Termine / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Bebe Neuwirth Facts

  1. She was caught smoking marijuana by school authorities at the age of 13.
  2. After watching a production of The Nutcracker as a kid, Bebe aspired to be a ballet dancer.
  3. Bebe has essayed the roles of Velma Kelly, Roxie Hart, and Matron Mama Morton at different times in the musical Chicago in 1996, 2006, and 2014 respectively. She is the first actor to do so in the course of a single Broadway run.
  4. She has played the character of Dr. Lilith Sternin on Cheers (1986–1993), Wings (1992), and Frasier (1994–2003).

Featured Image by Alan Light / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0

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