Actress/singer Bernadette Peters

She stars in the new Broadway production of Gypsy. She made her theatrical debut at the age of 9. Since then she's been on Broadway with Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods and others. Peters has won two Tony awards. The current production of Gypsy is nominated for a 2003 Tony. She's starred in 20 movies including, Silent Movie, The Jerk, Pennies from Heaven and Impromptu. She's done a lot of work on TV movies and voiceovers for animated films. This interview first aired September 26, 1996.

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