June 10, 1922, Grand Rapids, Minnesota – June 22, 1969, Belgravia, London
Judy Garland, born Frances Ethel Gumm was an American singer, actress, and vaudevillian.
She was renowned for her vocals and attained international stardom which continued throughout a career that spanned more than 40 years as an actress in musical and dramatic roles, as a recording artist and on concert stages. Respected for her versatility, she received a Juvenile Academy Award and won a Golden Globe Award as well as Grammy Awards and a Special Tony Award.
The Wizard of Oz – Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Garland was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the remake of A Star Is Born and for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the 1961 film Judgment at Nuremberg.
Get Happy Summer Stock, 1950
She remains the youngest recipient (at 39 years of age) of the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement in the motion picture industry.
Judy Garland & Gene Kelly – Ballin’ the Jack