Billie Burke is most remembered for her role as Glinda the Good Witch in The Wizard of Oz (1939), but in fact that was only one highlight in the life and career of this light-haired, lighthearted actress who had the odd distinction of seeing herself played on-screen by…more
In 1916, Billie gave birth to her only daughter Patricia. Patricia's father was Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.
Billie was 5'3" tall.
Her father was a circus clown who was quite well-known for his work.
Billie: (On Hollywood) To survive there, you need the ambition of a Latin-American revolutionary, the ego of a grand opera tenor, and the physical stamina of a cow pony.
Billie: Age is something that doesn't matter, unless you are a cheese.