Profile of the Day: Liza Minnelli

Posted March 12, 2018 by Amanda | No Comment
Profile of the Day: Liza Minnelli

Liza Minnelli

Today singer and actress Liza Minnelli turns 72! The eldest daughter of film legend Judy Garland and director Vincent Minnelli, it seemed Minnelli was destined to become a star. A powerhouse on the stage and screen, Minnelli has won numerous awards across the entertainment industry, including an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony.

Minnelli was born on March 12, 1946 in Los Angeles, California. She made her film debut at the age of 3 in the musical In the Good Old Summertime, which starred her mother and Van Johnson. After moving to New York to pursue a career on stage, Minnelli landed her first role on Broadway. At just 19 years old, Minnelli would win her first Tony Award for the role.

Over the course of her long career, Minnelli has found much success across the entertainment industry. Not only has she released several successful albums, but she also earned an Oscar for the big screen adaptation of Cabaret, which remains one of her most popular performances today.

What’s your favorite performance?

Explore Liza Minnelli’s family tree on Geni and share how you’re related to the star.

View Liza Minnelli’s Geni Profile

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