Judy Garland

Biography

Date of Birth 10 June, 1922, Grand Rapids, Minnesota, USA Date of Death 22 June, 1969 (aged 47), Chelsea, London, England (Barbiturate overdose) Mini Biography Judy Garland was an American actress and singer. ] Through a career that spanned 45 of her 47 years, Garland attained international stardom as an actress in musical and dramatic roles, as a recording artist and on the concert stage. Respected for her versatility, she received a Juvenile Academy Award, won a Golden Globe Award, received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for her work in films, as well as Grammy Awards and a Special Tony Award. After appearing in vaudeville with her sisters, Garland was signed to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer as a teenager. There she made more than two dozen films, including nine with Mickey Rooney and the 1939 film with which she would be most identified, The Wizard of Oz. After 15 years, Garland was released from the studio but gained renewed success through record-breaking concert appearances, including a critically acclaimed Carnegie Hall concert, a well-regarded but short-lived television series and a return to acting beginning with a critically acclaimed performance in A Star Is Born (1954). Despite her professional triumphs, Garland battled personal problems throughout her life. Insecure about her appearance, her feelings were compounded by film executives who told her she was unattractive and manipulated her on-screen physical appearance. Plied with drugs to control her weight and increase her productivity, Garland endured a decades-long struggle with prescription drug addiction. Garland was plagued by financial instability, often owing hundreds of thousands of dollars in back taxes. She married five times, with her first four marriages ending in divorce. She also attempted suicide on a number of occasions. Garland died of an accidental drug overdose at the age of 47, leaving children Liza Minnelli, Lorna Luft and Joey Luft. In 1997, Garland was posthumously awarded a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Several of her recordings have been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. In 1999, the American Film Institute placed her among the ten greatest female stars in the history of American cinema.

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The Wizard of Oz

Dorothy Gale

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Meet Me in St. Louis

Esther Smith

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Easter Parade

Hannah Brown

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Summer Stock

Jane Falbury

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The Harvey Girls

Susan Bradley

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The Pirate

Manuela

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For Me and My Gal

Jo Hayden

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In the Good Old Summertime

Veronica Fisher

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Till the Clouds Roll By

Marilyn Miller

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The Clock

Alice Maybery

Starring In
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Les mille et une vies de Yul Brynner

Self (archive footage)

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Hollywood, das erträumte Leben der Lana Turner

Self (archive footage)

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The Fabulous Allan Carr

Self (archive footage)

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Frank Sinatra. Die Stimme Amerikas

Self (archive footage)

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And the Oscar Goes To...

Herself (archive footage)

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Katy Perry: Part of Me

Dorothy Gale (archive footage) (uncredited)

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1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year

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P.S. I Love You

Esther Blodgett (archive footage) (uncredited)

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The Family Stone

Esther Smith in "Meet Me in St. Louis" (archive footage) (uncredited)

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Ban the Sadist Videos!

Self (archive footage)

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Judy Garland Duets

Self (archive footage)

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Added Attractions: The Hollywood Shorts Story

Singer (archive footage) (uncredited)

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Barbra Streisand: Timeless - Live in Concert

Herself (archive footage)

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Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows

Singing Voice of Judy Garland (archive footage) (voice) (uncredited)

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Vaudeville

Herself (archive footage)

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The first 100 Years of Cinema

Herself (archive footage)

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That's Entertainment III

Performer in Clips from 'Babes in Arms' / 'Summer Stock' / 'Annie Get Your Gun' (archive footage) (uncredited)

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Holiday Greetings from 'The Ed Sullivan Show'

Self - Vocalist (archive footage)

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That's Dancing!

Herself (clip from "Wizard of Oz") (archive footage)

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Hollywood Out-Takes and rare Footage

Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

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That's Entertainment Part 2

Clips from 'For Me and My Gal', 'Easter Parade', & 'Girl Crazy' etc (archive footage)

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Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

Self (archive footage)

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That's Entertainment

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I Could Go On Singing

Jenny Bowman

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A Child Is Waiting

Jean Hansen

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Gay Purr-ee

Mewsette (voice)

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Judy, Frank & Dean - Once in a Lifetime

Self

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Judgment at Nuremberg

Irene Hoffman

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Pepe

Vocalist on Radio (singing voice)

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Andy Hardy Comes Home

Betsy Booth (in Clip from "Love Finds Andy Hardy") (archive footage) (uncredited)

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A Star is Born

Vicki Lester / Esther Blodgett

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Summer Stock

Jane Falbury

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In the Good Old Summertime

Veronica Fisher

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The Pirate

Manuela

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Easter Parade

Hannah Brown

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Words and Music

Herself

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Till the Clouds Roll By

Marilyn Miller

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The Harvey Girls

Susan Bradley

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Ziegfeld Follies

The Star ('A Great Lady Has An Interview')

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The Clock

Alice Maybery

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Meet Me in St. Louis

Esther Smith

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Thousands Cheer

Judy Garland

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Presenting Lily Mars

Lily Mars

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Girl Crazy

Ginger Gray

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For Me and My Gal

Jo Hayden

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Ziegfeld Girl

Susan Gallagher

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Chicos de Broadway

Penny Morris

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The Miracle of Sound

Self (archive footage)

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Hollywood: Style Center of the World

Self (archive footage)

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Little Nellie Kelly

Nellie Kelly / Little Nellie Kelly

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Strike Up the Band

Mary Holden

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From the Ends of the Earth

Self (archive footage)

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The Wizard of Oz

Dorothy Gale

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The Mickey Rooney & Judy Garland Collection (Babes in Arms / Babes on Broadway / Girl Crazy / Strike

Patsy Barton

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Broadway Melody of 1938

Betty Clayton

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Love Finds Andy Hardy

Betsy Booth

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Vorhang auf für Judy

Judy Bellaire

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MGM Christmas Trailer

Self (uncredited)

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Pigskin Parade

Sairy Dodd

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