Judy Garland

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Quotes (18)

  • Judy Garland (discussing her fame): If I am a legend, then why am I so lonely?

  • Judy Garland: Behind every cloud is another cloud.

  • Judy Garland: I think there's something peculiar about me that I haven't died. It doesn't make sense but I refuse to die.

  • Judy Garland: We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination, fed upon illusion, and put to death by reality.

  • Judy Garland: (during her short stint as a cast member of "Valley of the Dolls" (1967)) The stage hands hadn't even built the set yet and the press had me walking off it!

  • Judy Garland (on daughter Liza Minnelli) I think she decided to go into show business when she was an embryo. She kicked so much.

  • Judy Garland: Some of the [midget] men used to tease me while we were making The Wizard of Oz (1939). They used to sneak under my dress! I told them if they ever went under there - and I found out about it - they were in big trouble!

  • Judy Garland: My mother had a marvelous talent for mishandling money - mine. When I was put under stock contract at Metro and had a steady income for the first time, we lived in a four-unit apartment building. I suggested to Mother that we buy it as an investment and rent the other three apartments. She hit me in the mouth and invested the money in a nickel mine in Needles, California, that has never been found. We never got a nickel back.

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Trivia (21)

  • In April 1947, while filming the MGM film The Pirate, Judy suffered a nervous breakdown and was sent to a sanitarium.

  • The day that Judy Garland died there was a tornado in Kansas.

  • In Judy Garland's movie Little Nelly Kelly she performed the only death scene of her career as well as her first onscreen kiss.

  • Judy Garland was married five times: David Rose (1941–1944) Vincente Minnelli (1945–1951) Sidney Luft (1952–1965) Mark Herron (1965–1967) Mickey Deans (1969)

  • Judy was left handed.

  • Judy won a special Oscar for her work in the 1939 film, The Wizard of Oz.

  • Judy is the mother of actresses Liza Minnelli and Lorna Luft.

  • Judy was considered an icon in the gay community in the 1950s and 1960s.

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