Vincent Minnelli, born Lester Anthony Minnelli on February 28, 1903 in Chicago, Illinois, was a popular American director of the stage and screen. He is also known for being the father of popular entertainer, Liza Minnelli. Minnelli began his career in the theater, first in Chicago and ultimately…more
Vincente was married to Lee Anderson from 1980 until his death in 1986.
Vincente was married to Denise Minnelli between 1962-71.
Vincente was the father-in-law of Jack Haley Jr.
Vincente was married to Georgette Magnani between 1954-57.
In 1959, Vincente won the Oscar for Best Director for his film Gigi.
Vincente was bisexual.
Vincente was on the jury of the 1967 Cannes Film Fesival.
Vincente named his daughter Liza after the Gershwin song of the same name.
Vincente is credited with inventing the crab dolly, a camera that can move in any direction.
Vincente is buried at Forest Lawn, Glendale, California, USA.
Vincente was the youngest of his surviving siblings.
Vincnente was played by Hugh Laurie in Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows.
Vincnente used a shade of yellow on his film sets that had to be specially mixed. As such, it was named Minelli Yellow.
Vincnente was 5'9" tall.
He was married to screen icon Judy Garland between 1945-51.
Vincente was married 4 times.
Vincente is the father of Liza Minnelli.
Vincente: Having started as a designer I have a lot to do with settings and costumes, because I think they relate to the story and character, explain it.
Vincente: I don't compare myself to anybody.