Liza Minnelli Overview:

Legendary actress, Liza Minnelli, was born Liza May Minnelli on Mar 12, 1946 in Los Angeles, CA. As of December 2022, Liza Minnelli was 76 years old.

MINI BIO:

Explosive, exhibitionist American singer and actress (the daughter of Judy Garland and director Vincente Minnelli) whose singing voice throbs with the nervous energy she scatters in all directions. Her striking "Pierrette" looks - black hair, big, dark eyes, full lips and small, rounded face - were seen now and again in films with varying success. After being nominated for an Oscar in The Sterile Cuckoo, she won the award for Cabaret. She is credited with an appearance in The King of Comedy, but seems to appear only as a cardboard cut-out.

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HONORS and AWARDS:

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Liza Minnelli was nominated for two Academy Awards, winning one for Best Actress for Cabaret (as Sally Bowles) in 1972.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1969Best ActressThe Sterile Cuckoo (1969)Pookie AdamsNominated
1972Best ActressCabaret (1972)Sally BowlesWon
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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Live Performance. In addition, Minnelli was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame .

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Gene Kelly and

By KC on Jul 15, 2009 From Classic Movies

I love this charmingly corny clip of and Gene Kelly chatting on Kelly’s 1978 special Gene Kelly: An American in Pasadena. They reminisce about the start of their friendship on the MGM lot, where Kelly was a star and Minnelli was a young girl visiting her mother and father... Read full article


Judy Garland and

By KC on Jun 10, 2009 From Classic Movies

I’m celebrating Judy Garland’s birthday with this 1963 clip from the Judy Garland Show. In it, she and teenage daughter sing, dance, snuggle and joke in the most charming way. I can’t imagine seeing such an easy and natural display of affection like this on a ... Read full article


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5/00: Cancelled 14 concert appearances after being hospitalized for additional surgery on her hips.

Is one of six actresses who have won an Academy Award for their performance in a musical. The others in chronological order are Rita Moreno, Julie Andrews, Barbra Streisand, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Jennifer Hudson.

1997: Had vocal surgery, after which she began watching her father's movies. This led to her starring in her renowned Broadway revue, "Minnelli on Minnelli".

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