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Legendary actress, Liza Minnelli, was born Liza May Minnelli on Mar 12, 1946 in Los Angeles, CA. As of December 2018, Liza Minnelli was 72 years old.



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

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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Liza Minnelli Facts
In the early 1980s during pre-production for a film version of "Evita", director Ken Russell auditioned her for the part. Russell was so impressed that he refused to do the film without her. He was promptly fired by producer Robert Stigwood and the film lay dormant for over 10 years until the Madonna version came out in 1996.

Is portrayed by Donna Coney Island in Ghostlight (2003)

Sang part of the song "Mama" on My Chemical Romance's third studio album, "Welcome to the Black Parade".

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