Bebe Neuwirth is an American actress. She started acting in the 1980s, first becoming known for her role as Dr. Lilith Sternin-Crane in the sitcom Cheers. During the same period, she became known for her performances in the films Bugsy, Malice, and Jumanji. She later appeared as Dr. Lilith Stern in Frasier. In the 2000s, she played Nikki Masucci in the series Deadline, followed by more notable performances on the small screen. She also became known for her role as Tracey Kibre in Law & Order: Trial by Jury. Also in the 2000s, she acted in the movies How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, The Big Bounce, and Fame. From 2014 to 2017, she played Nadine Tolliver in Madam Secretary.