Mary William Ethelbert Appleton "Billie" Burke (August 7, 1884 – May 14, 1970) was an American actress. She is primarily known to modern audiences as Glinda the Good Witch of the North in the musical film The Wizard of Oz. She was nominated for an Academy Award for her...Wikipedia
Age: 85 (age at death)
Born: 7th August, 1884, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Died: 14th May, 1970, Los Angeles, California, USA
Height: 5' 3" (160 cm)
Claim to Fame: Glinda the Good Witch of The Wizard of Oz
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Although Lorraine Bridges did record a track of 'Come out, come out, wherever you are!' for the movie "The Wizard Of Oz," it is Billie Burke's voice that appears on the soundtrack, not Lorraine Bridges's.
Measurements: 35 1/2-28 3/4-37 (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)
If you thought you knew everything there was to know about the iconic film classic The Wizard of Oz, then here’s a twister for you.
Everyone knows about the Munchkins, portrayed by 124 pituitary midgets in the 1939 motion picture starring Judy Garland. These days, the word “Munchkin” — now included in some dictionaries — is synonymous with small. Credited in the film as the Singer Midgets, the diminutive cast was comprised of little people from all over the United States, with the core group being part of the famous troupe of... Read More
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By the time you get your name up in lights you have worked so hard and so long, and seen so many names go up and down, that all you can think of is: `How can I keep it here?` On her husband, Florenz Ziegfeld: Ziegfeld has been portrayed as a man who pursued women. I have even come across a word which, in regard to him, is not only vulgar but incredibly inaccurate. The word is Chaser." By all the pink-toed prophets, Flo Ziegfeld was never that! Flo never pursed any woman. He was cool and aloof and difficult. But there were times, more times than I prefer to recall, when he made a woman eager for his approval by a mere look, or a small expression, or by a slight grasp of her elbow, a low mumbling request to dance. That was all the effort he ever had to make. The story of one noted dancing girl about how Flo Ziegfeld used to batter down her door is a confection of sheer poppycock. I tell you: I know better.
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Respected black cavalry Sergeant Brax Rutledge stands court-martial for raping and killing a white woman and murdering her father, his superior officer.