- She was an American singer and actress
Judy Garland Height
|How tall was Judy Garland?||151 cm / 5 ft 0 in|
|Born:||10 June 1922 Comment |
|When did Judy Garland die? / Died||22 June 1969|
|How many years did Judy Garland live? / Lived||47 years|
|Where was Judy Garland born?||Grand Rapids, Minnesota, USA|
|Where did Judy Garland die? / Deathplace ||Chelsea, London, United Kingdom|
|Hair color:||Reddish Brown|
Who was Judy Garland? / Facts
- 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
- Garland began performing in vaudeville with her two older sisters and was signed to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer as a teenager
- There, she made more than two dozen films, including nine with Mickey Rooney and her most famous role as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz (1939)
- Other notable roles at MGM included Meet Me in St. Louis (1944), The Harvey Girls (1946) and Easter Parade (1948)
- After 15 years, she was released from the studio and made record-breaking concert appearances, a successful recording career, and her own Emmy nominated television series
- Film appearances became fewer in her later years, but included two Academy Award nominated performances in A Star Is Born (1954) and Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
- Garland received a Golden Globe Award, a Juvenile Academy Award, and a Special Tony Award, and at 39 became the youngest, and first female, recipient of the Cecil B
- DeMille Award for lifetime achievement in the film industry
- She was the first woman to win a Grammy for Album of the Year for her live recording of Judy at Carnegie Hall
- 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 10 greatest female stars of classic American cinema
- Garland struggled in her personal life from a young age
- Her self-image was influenced by film executives who said she was unattractive and manipulated her on-screen physical appearance
- She 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 had a long battle with drugs and alcohol, which ultimately led to her death from a barbiturate overdose at the age of 47
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