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Judy Garland

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Garland in 1963.

Source: Wikipedia

Judy Garland (born Frances Ethel Gumm; June 10, 1922 – June 22, 1969) was an American singer, actress, and vaudevillian. She was renowned for her contralto vocals and attained international stardom that continued throughout a career spanning more than 40 years as an actress in musical and dramatic roles, as a recording artist, and on concert stages.

Fact file

  • Born: Frances Ethel Gumm June 10, 1922 Grand Rapids, Minnesota, U.S.
  • Died: June 22, 1969 (aged 47) Chelsea, England, U.K.
  • Cause of death: Barbiturate overdose
  • Occupation: Actress singer vaudevillian
  • Years active: 1924–1969 (singer) 1929–1967 (actress)
  • Spouse(s): David Rose (m. 1941; div. 1944) Vincente Minnelli (m. 1945; div. 1951) Sidney Luft (m. 1952; div. 1965) Mark Herron (m. 1965; div. 1967) Mickey Deans (m. 1969)
  • Children: 3; including Liza Minnelli and Lorna Luft
  • Parent(s): Francis Avent Gumm Ethel Marion Milne
  • Awards: List of awards and honors

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Judy Garland remains an enduring legend 50 years after her death
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-06-20 13:00:00
She was only 47. On June 22, 1969, Judy Garland died of an accidental drug overdose in London. The death of the “Wizard of Oz” and “A Star Is Born” actress and singer 50 years ago stunned the world, although her troubled personal life had made headlines for decades. Garland’s ...

Why Renee Zellweger didn't discuss playing Judy Garland with Liza Minnelli
USA Today Movies, 2019-05-16 23:16:34
Renee Zellweger plays Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli's beloved mother, in biopic 'Judy.' Minnelli has said she does "not approve" of the film "in any way."         

In ‘Judy’ trailer, Renée Zellweger makes Garland's rainbow her own
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-05-10 16:15:00
In the new trailer for “Judy,” it’s 30 years since “The Wizard of Oz,” and Judy Garland is in Swinging London, circa 1968, for five weeks of sold-out shows at the Talk of the Town. Played by Renée Zellweger, Garland reminisces with fans and battles with management as she prepares ...

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