Judy Garland

Judy Garland (née Frances Ethel Gumm) was an American actress, singer and dancer. Her most notable role is as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz (1939). She earned two Oscar nominations in her career, one for Best Actress for A Star Is Born (1954) and one for Best Supporting Actress for Judgment at Nuremberg (1961). She hosted a TV show called The Judy Garland Show from 1963 to 1964. Garland also released eight studio albums. Her 1961 album Judy at Carnegie Hall won a Grammy for album of the year, making her the first woman to win this award.
Judy Garland
Full Name
Frances Ethel Gumm
Grand Rapids, Minnesota
Notable Projects
A Star Is Born, The Wizard of Oz
06/22/1969 (Age: 47)


How did Judy Garland die?

Judy Garland died from an accidental overdose of barbiturates. She died in London.

How many Grammys did Judy Garland win?

Judy Garland won two Grammys for her 1961 album 'Judy at Carnegie Hall.' She was also posthumously awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1999.

Does Judy Garland have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?

Judy Garland has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She has one for her acting and one for her music.

Who was Judy Garland married to?

Judy Garland was married five times. She was married to David Rose from 1941 to 1944; Vincente Minnelli from 1945 to 1951; Sidney Luft from 1952 to 1965; Mark Herron from 1965 to 1969; and Mickey Deans from 1969 until her death.

Who are Judy Garland's children?

Judy Garland had three children. Liza Minnelli was born in 1946; Lorna Luft was born in 1952; and Joey Luft was born in 1955.

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