Bridget Everett was born in Manhattan, Kansas, on April 21, 1972. She is an actress, a comedian, and a singer. She is particularly famous on the cabaret scene and has been performing around New York for more than a decade. She has also worked in both television and film in either acting roles or performing as a comedian or singer. She is known for her roles in ‘Trainwreck’ and ‘Sex and the City’. Everett is an all-around entertainer who has described herself as an ‘alt-cabaret provocateur’. Here are five more things you probably don’t know about Bridget Everett.
1. She is in a Group Called ‘The Tender Moments’
Although she often performs as a solo artist, she is also in a group called ‘The Tender Moments’. The group consists of Everett, Carmine Covelli from ‘The Julie Rain’ and Adam ‘Ad-Rock’ Horovitz from the ‘Beastie Boys’. In 2014. ‘The Tender Moments’ released an album called ‘Pound It!’ which consisted of twelve tracks.
2. She Loves Karaoke
When she is enjoying a night out, Bridget Everett loves to go to places with karaoke. When she gets up to sing, her favorite karaoke song is Alanis Morisette’s ‘You Oughta Know’. Everett appeared on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ on August 1, 2017. On the show, Everett got up to take part in the karaoke and performed ‘Piece of My Heart’. The audience was so delighted with her performance that they gave her a standing ovation.
3. She is in ‘Patti Cake$’
Bridget Everett plays the role of Barb in the drama comedy ‘Patti Cake$’. The film premiered at the 2017 Sundance Festival and was then released in theaters on August 18, 2017. Barb is the mother of an aspiring rapper who wants to hit the big time on the hip-hop scene. The movie also stars Danielle MacDonald, Siddharth Dhananjay, Mamoudou Athie, and Cathy Moriarty. ‘Patti Cake$’ was written and directed by Geremy Jasper. This movie was critically well received but has not achieved commercial success.
4. She Co-Wrote ‘Rock Bottom’
Everett co-wrote a musical show called ‘Rock Bottom’. The other writers were Adam ‘Ad-Rock’ Horovitz and the songwriters of ‘Hairspray’, Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman. Both Bridget Everett and Horovitz performed in this show in October 2013. This is not the only show that Everett has performed in as she also starred in ‘Down n Dirty’ with Brad Williams. This show was part of the 2014 Bonnaroo Music Festival and was hosted by Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson.
5. She Starred in’ Fun Mom Dinner’
One of Bridget Everett’s biggest film roles was in the comedy ‘Fun Mom Dinner’ which was released on August 4, 2017. The movie is about four pre-school moms who go out for dinner together. As they are so different, they think it will be a disaster. However, as the alcohol flows, they have a fantastic time and find a lot of common ground. The other three moms are played by Toni Collette, Molly Shannon, and Katie Aselton. Others starring in the movie include Adam Scott, Rob Huebek, Adam Levine, and Paul Rust. The film was written by Julie Yaeger Rudd and directed by Alethea Jones.