Beatrice "Bebe" Neuwirth (born December 31, 1958) is an American actress. She plays Nora Shepherd in Jumanji. Long before Jumanji, she played Dr. Lilith Sternin, Dr. Frasier Crane's wife, on both the TV sitcom Cheers (in a starring role) and its spin-off Frasier (in a recurring guest role).



Year Title Role Notes
1989 Say Anything... Mrs. Evans
1990 Green Card Lauren
1991 Bugsy Countess di Frasso
1993 Malice Det. Dana Harris
1995 Jumanji Nora Shepherd
1996 All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 Anabelle, the Dog Angel (voice)
The Adventures of Pinocchio Felinet
The Associate Camille Scott
Dear Diary Annie The only TV pilot to win an Oscar
(Best Live Action Short)
1998 Celebrity Nina, the hooker
The Faculty Principal Valerie Drake
An All Dogs Christmas Carol Annabelle/Belladonna (voice)
1999 Getting to Know You Trix
Summer of Sam Gloria
Liberty Heights Ada Kurtzman
2000 An Extremely Goofy Movie Sylvia Marpole (voice)
Tadpole Diane Lodder
2003 How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days Lana Jong
Le Divorce Julia Manchevering
2004 The Big Bounce Alison Ritchie
2005 Game 6 Joanne Bourne
2008 Adopt a Sailor Patricia
2009 Fame Ms. Kraft
2017 Humor Me C.C. Rudin


Year Title Role Notes
1986–1993 Cheers Dr. Lilith Sternin-Crane 80 episodes
1986 Simon & Simon Receptionist Episode: "Family Forecast"
Fame Phyllis Turner Episode: "Stagefright"
1990 The Famous Teddy Z Unknown Episode: "Teddy Gets a Guru"
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Dr. Lilith Sternin Episode: "Disneyland's 35th Anniversary Celebration"
Without Her Consent Gloria Allred Television movie
1991 Star Trek: The Next Generation Lanel Episode: "First Contact"
1992 Wings Dr. Lilith Sternin-Crane Episode: "Planes, Trains and Visiting Cranes"
1993 Wild Palms Tabba Schwartzkopf 5 episodes
1994 The Adventures of Pete & Pete Mailcarrier 2 episodes
1994–1995 Aladdin Mirage (voice) 6 episodes
1994–2003 Frasier Dr. Lilith Sternin 12 episodes
1995 NewsRadio Sandi Angelini Episode: "Friends"
1996 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man Tamara La Boinque (voice) Episode: "Noir Gang"
Freakazoid! Deadpan (voice) Episode: "The Wrath of Guitierrez"
1996–1998 All Dogs Go to Heaven: The Series Anabelle/Belladonna (voice) 5 episodes
1997 The Magic School Bus Flora Whiff (voice) Episode: "Makes a Stink"
Jungle Cubs La La Episode: "Old Green Teeth/The Elephant Who Couldn't Say No"
1997–1998 Pepper Ann Ms. Bladdar (voice) 3 episodes
1999 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Juliette Episode: "Salem and Juliette"
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Nina Laszlo Episode: "Or Just Look Like One"
Dash and Lilly Dorothy Parker Television movie
2000 Cupid & Cate Francesca DeAngelo Television movie
2000–2001 Deadline Nikki Masucci 13 episodes
2002–2003 Cyberchase Binky the Cat (voice) 2 episodes
2003 Hack Faith O'Connor 5 episodes
2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit A.D.A. Tracey Kibre Episode: "Night"
2005–2006 Law & Order: Trial by Jury A.D.A. Tracey Kibre 13 episodes
2009–2011 Bored to Death Caroline Taylor 3 episodes
2010 The Late Show with David Letterman Morticia Addams Episode: "17.117"
The Cleveland Show Sarah Friedman (voice) Episode: "Brotherly Love"
2012–2013 The Good Wife Judge Claudia Friend 3 episodes
2013 Browsers Julianna Mancuso-Bruni Unsold TV pilot
2013–2018 Blue Bloods Kelly Peterson 6 episodes
2014–2017 Madam Secretary Nadine Tolliver 68 episodes
2014 Over the Garden Wall Margueritte Grey (voice) Episode: "Mad Love"
2017 New York Is Dead Sylvia 1 episode
2018 The Good Fight Judge Claudia Friend Episode: "Day 443"
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