Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Liza Minnelli.

Liza Minnelli (born March 12, 1946), is a singer and actress. She is the daughter of singer and actress Judy Garland and film director Vincente Minnelli.

Video: Liza Minnelli (at age 17) sings "Let Me Entertain You." She's joined by her mother Judy Garland for a duet of "Two Lost Souls." This performance is from Episode #3 of the Judy Garland Show, filmed on July 16, 1963 and aired on November 17, 1963.

Her first film performance was as the baby in the very last shot of her mother Judy Garland's film, In the Good Old Summertime (1949). Her first credited film role was in, Charlie Bubbles (1967). In 1969 she appeared in the film, The Sterile Cuckoo (1969). Her performance won her her first Academy Award nomination. She played another eccentric character in, Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon.  Minnelli appeared in perhaps her best-known film role, as “Sally Bowles” in the movie version of Cabaret (1972).  Minnelli won the Best Actress Academy Award for her performance, along with a Golden Globe Award. Following the success of Cabaret, Bob Fosse and Minnelli teamed up for Liza with a ‘Z’. A Concert for Television, a made-for-television special. Minnelli worked with her father, director Vincente Minnelli in,  A Matter of Time (1976), co-starring Ingrid Bergman.  Her appearance opposite Robert De Niro in the musical drama film, New York, New York (1977), gave Minnelli her best known signature song. After her performance as leading lady to Dudley Moore in,  Arthur(1981). Minnelli  returned to the big screen in 1991 for, Stepping Out. Most recently she made an appearance in the movie "Sex and the City 2 (2010)" as herself.

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