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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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