Liza Minnelli biography

Liza Minnelli

Actor, Musical Artist

1946 –


Who is Liza Minnelli?

Liza May Minnelli is an American actress, singer and dancer. She is the daughter of singer and actress Judy Garland and film director Vincente Minnelli.

Already established as a nightclub singer and musical theatre actress, she first attracted critical acclaim for her dramatic performances in the movies The Sterile Cuckoo, and Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon; Minnelli then rose to international stardom for her appearance as Sally Bowles in the 1972 film version of the Broadway musical Cabaret, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She later co-starred in Arthur, starring with Dudley Moore and Sir John Gielgud.

While film projects such as Lucky Lady, A Matter of Time and New York, New York were less favorably received than her stage roles, Minnelli became one of the most versatile, highly regarded and best-selling entertainers in television, beginning with Liza with a Z in 1972, and on stage in the Broadway productions of Flora the Red Menace, The Act and The Rink. Minnelli also toured internationally and did shows such as Liza Minnelli: At Carnegie Hall, Frank, Liza & Sammy: The Ultimate Event, and Liza Live from Radio City Music Hall.


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Mar 12, 1946
Also known as
  • Liza May Minnelli
  • Liza Minnellii
  • Liza Minelli
  • The Queen of Broadway and/or Hollywood
  • Episcopal Church
  • United States of America
  • Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School
  • Chadwick School

on July 23, 2013

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