November 22, 1986
LOS ANGELES (AP) â€” Actress and singer Bette Midler and hr newborn daughter are doing fine andÂ should soon be leaving the hospital, the starâ€™s spokesman said.
â€œThe Divine Miss Mâ€ named the girl Sophie, publicist Mark Stem said this week from his New York office. T h e name is Sophie von Haselberg â€” sounds like royalty, doesnâ€™t it?â€
Miss Midler married M artin von Haselberg, a performance artist and commodities trader, in December 1984. The baby is the coupleâ€™s first.
Bette Midler Miss Midler, 40, delivered the 8-pound 11-ounce girl a week ago at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.