Liza was an inspiration for her godmother Kay Thompson's book series Eloise.
Liza was the recipient of a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on September 30, 1991.
Liza's godparents were Kay Thompson and songwriter Ira Gershwin.
Liza is only one of a handful of performers who have won all four major American show business awards: Oscar, Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award.
Liza Minnelli can speak English, French, and a little Italian.
Liza Minnelli is the youngest actress to ever win a Tony Award.
During the 2005 Toronto International Film Festival, Liza Minnelli attended the gala premiere of Elizabethtown at the Roy Thomson Hall.
Liza Minnelli is childhood friends with Mia Farrow.
In November of 2004, Liza Minnelli was sued by her former bodyguard for $100 million. He claimed that she used to beat and rape him.
In December of 2004, Liza Minnelli was hospitalized after she fell out of her bed and hit her head.
Liza Minnelli has accused her exhusband, David Gest, of trying to poison her.
While Liza Minnelli was married to Jack Haley Jr., she had a miscarriage when she was five months pregnant.
In 1972, Liza Minnelli won an Emmy Award for her TV special called Liza with a Z.
Liza Minnelli's signature song is "New York, New York." Other than during a concert, Liza has performed this song at the reopening of the Statue of Liberty on July 4, 1986, Michael Jackson's 30th Anniversary Concert, "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular" in 2006, New York Mets baseball game in 2001, and at the second inauguration of New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg.
In September of 2006, a judge dismissed a lawsuit against Liza Minnelli brought up by her exhusband David Gest. He was suing her for $10 million. He claims she badly during drunken rages that he had to be taken to the hospital.
Liza Minnelli is a favorite person for people to impersonate, especially Mario Cantone.
In 2006, Liza appeared in the movie The OH in Ohio.
Liza Minnelli has released over 48 albums.
In 1962, Liza Minnelli toured with the cast of the Broadway performance of The Diary of Anne Frank.
In 1988, Liza Minnelli was on tour with Sammy Davis Jr. and Frank Sinatra.
In 1965, Liza Minnelli made her debut on Broadway in a musical called Flora, the Red Menace.
In 1964, Liza Minnelli released her first solo album called Liza! Liza!
Liza Minnelli went to the University of Paris, in Paris, France.
Liza Minnelli has won three Tony awards.
In 2003, Liza was on Broadway performing Liza's Back.
While performing with Luciano Pavarotti in Bologna, Italy in 2003, Liza broke her knee on stage.
In 2000, Liza was admitted to a Fort Lauderdale hospital where she was treated for viral encephalitis.
Liza credits her mother, Judy Garland, for giving her a good sense of humor.
Liza regularly sees a psychiatrist.
Liza is a member of Alcoholics Anynomous.
Liza Minnelli has had surgery on her knees three times and two hip replacement surgeries.
Liza Minnelli was a regular at Studio 54, which was a legendary New York disco.
Liza Minnelli is an actor, singer and dancer.
Liza Minnelli has been married four times. She was married to Peter Allen from 1967 until 1974. She then married Jack Haley Jr in 1974 and got divorced in 1979. Then she was married to Mark Gero from 1979 uitl 1992. Finally she married David Gest in 2002 and they divorced in 2003.
In 1949, Liza Minnelli made her film debut in the movie In the Good Old Summertime, when she was only 14 months old.
Liza Minnelli is 5'4" tall.
Liza did a grand performance of "New York, New York" in the 1986 Liberty Celebration.
She is a high school graduate of Chadwick School in Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA.
She dated Desi Arnaz, Jr. for two years in the earlier 1970's.
Her mother, Judy Garland, was pregnant with her while filming her role in the 1946 film, Till the Clouds Roll By.
At the age of 35, Liza sought help from the Betty Ford Center for her alcohol addiction.
She won an Oscar in 1972 as Best Actress for the film Cabaret.
Liza was only five years old when her parents divorced.
Liza is a huge fan of the show Le Femme Nikita.
She is one of only three actresses (Faye Dunaway and Halle Berry are the other two), to win both the Academy Award for Best Actress and the Razzie Award for Worst Actress.
On September 30, 1991, she received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her work in live theater. The star is located at 7000 Hollywood Blvd.
Liza was briefly managed by KISS bass guitarist, Gene Simmons, in the 1980s.
Her parents named her after the Ira Gershwin song "Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away)"
When the film version of Chicago was first mentioned in the 1970's, Liza was set to play Velma.
In 1997, she had vocal cord surgery.
Liza is the only child of two former Oscar winners (Judy Garland and Vincente Minnelli) to win an Oscar herself.
Liza was the winner of the 1999 Board of Directors MAC Award.
She was one of the first people to host Wizard of Oz along with the actor in the movie who played the lion. It aired on CBS television for the Ford Jubilee show in the 1950's. She was very young at the time and was only hosting it because she was the daughter of the 1939's movie star.
Liza Minnelli: It was no great tragedy being Judy Garland's daughter. I had tremendously interesting childhood years - except they had little to do with being a child.
Liza Minnelli: I'm always looking at the next thing. I'm too curious to look back ... it's very hard to be unhappy when you're curious and grateful. You're busy. You don't have time to be unhappy. My biggest talent is I know who is more talented than I am. I find them and I go to them, and I learn.
Liza Minnelli: My family's been in show-business since the 1700s. I traced them. I'm bred to this. Like a racehorse. A thoroughbred. Look at my parents, my God. But it was my curiosity that made me do this. Because you could also say, look at Frank Sinatra Jr. It's not like a natural thing that happens. You gotta work.
Liza Minnelli: It's a waste of time to think about what I should have done and what I didn't. I really believe in that. That's how I react to the if-onlys of life. To moan and groan about something I shouldn't have done, could have done, might have done ... who knows? It is what it is. You got what you got. I live my life one day at a time.
Liza Minnelli: I feel like I haven't done my best work yet. I feel like there's a world of possibilities out there.
Liza Minnelli: I remember playing in the Beverly Hills park with Mia Farrow and (Candy) Candice Bergen and Tisha Sterling and, while we sat in the sandbox, we could hear our English nannies talking about picture deals and costume direction and whose employer was going to win the Academy Award.
Liza Minnelli: My mother gave me my drive but my father gave me my dreams.
Liza Minnelli: Reality is something you rise above.
Liza Minnelli: Thank God for film, it can capture a moment and hold it there forever. If anyone ever asks you, "Who were they?" or "what made them so good?" I think a reel of film answers that question.
Liza Minnelli: I've got a good life, and I don't think anything can rock that anymore.