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Born: December 31, 1958 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Moved to NYC at age 17
1980:
Made Broadway debut as Sheila in "A Chorus Line"
1982:
Appeared on Broadway in revival of "Little Me"
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Performed in the national touring companies of "West Side Story" and "A Chorus Line" (as Cassie)
1985:
Directed by Bob Fosse in a revival of "Sweet Charity"
1986:
Joined the cast of "Cheers" (NBC) in a recurring role as emotionally repressed psychiatrist, Lilith Sternin-Crane
1989:
Made film debut in "Say Anything" as a high school counselor
1992:
Character of Lilith written out of "Cheers" at Neuwirth's request so that she could focus her energies on feature film work
1994:
Starred as Lola opposite Victor Garber in the Broadway revival of "Damn Yankees"
1994:
Reprised her role as Dr. Lilith Sternin in several episodes of the "Cheers" spin-off, "Frasier"; earned an Emmy (1995) nomination
1996:
Returned to Broadway in the revival of "Chicago" as showgirl and killer Velma Kelly
1998:
Played a Hooker in Woody Allen's "Celebrity"
1999:
Portrayed Dorothy Parker in the A&E biopic "Dash & Lilly"; received Emmy nomination
1999:
Played the mother of a 1950s Jewish family in Barry Levinson's "Liberty Heights"
2000:
Returned to TV as a regular on the NBC drama series "Deadline"
2001:
Appeared in the Broadway show "Fosse"
2001:
Made rare non-musical stage appearance in the Off-Broadway play "Everett Beekin"
2002:
Garnered praise for supporting turn in the Sundance-screened independent "Tadpole"
2003:
Played Kate Hudson's boss in the romantic comedy "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days"
2003:
Again starred opposite Kate Hudson in "Le Divorce"
2004:
Performed in the NY musical, "Here Lies Jenny"
2005:
Starred in the short-lived spin-off series, "Law & Order: Trial by Jury" (NBC) as prosecutor Tracey Kibre
2006:
Cast opposite Michael Keaton in "Game 6," a film centered around the historic 1986 World Series
2006:
Returned to the Broadway production of "Chicago" in the role of Roxie Hart
2007:
Co-starred with Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson in the comedy "The Game Plan"
2009:
Toured a one-woman cabaret show, "Bebe Neuwirth: Stories with Piano"
2009:
Played a dance instructor in the feature remake of "Fame"
2010:
Co-starred with Nathan Lane in "The Addams Family" at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

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