Liza Minnelli

Singer + Actress
Born Nov 13, 1946

Liza May Minnelli is an American actress and singer. She is the daughter of singer and actress Judy Garland and film director Vincente Minnelli.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Liza Minnelli.


1946 Birth Minnelli was born on March 12, 1946 in Hollywood, California, to Vincente Minnelli and Judy Garland. … Read More


1961 15 Years Old During 1961, Minnelli was an apprentice at the Cape Cod Melody Tent, Hyannis, Massachusetts. … Read More
1963 17 Years Old Minnelli began performing professionally at age 17, in 1963, in an Off-Broadway revival of the musical Best Foot Forward, for which she received the Theatre World Award. … Read More
1964 18 Years Old …  She also regularly performed with her famous mother, most notably in their 1964 joint engagement at the London Palladium and in Garland's own CBS television series The Judy Garland Show.
1965 19 Years Old In 1965 she made her Broadway debut in the musical Flora the Red Menace and was awarded the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, becoming the youngest ever recipient of the award. … Read More


1967 21 Years Old Minnelli has married and divorced four times. Her first marriage was to entertainer Peter Allen on March 3, 1967. Australian-born Allen was Judy Garland's protégé in the mid-1960s. They divorced on July 24, 1974.
1968 22 Years Old From 1968 to the 1970s, she also recorded her albums Liza Minnelli (1968), Come Saturday Morning and New Feelin' (both 1970) for A&M Records. … Read More
1974 28 Years Old 1 More Event
She has successfully returned to the Broadway stage on a number of occasions. She won a Special Tony Award in 1974 for her three-week engagement at the Winter Garden Theatre, won her second Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her starring role in the 1977 musical The Act, was Tony-nominated for her performance for the 1984 musical The Rink, and won the 2009 Tony Award for Best Special Theatrical Event for her show Liza's at The Palace. … Read More


1979 33 Years Old Minnelli was married to Mark Gero, a sculptor and stage manager, from December 4, 1979 until their divorce in January 1992.


1989 43 Years Old In 1989 Minnelli collaborated with the Pet Shop Boys on Results, an electronic dance-style album. … Read More
1992 46 Years Old In April 1992, Minnelli appeared at the tribute concert to her late friend Freddie Mercury, performing "We Are the Champions" with the surviving members of the rock band Queen at Wembley Stadium, London.


1996 50 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1996, Minnelli released a new studio album titled Gently. … Read More
1997 51 Years Old She returned to Broadway in 1997, taking over the title role in the musical Victor/Victoria, replacing Julie Andrews. … Read More
2000 54 Years Old After a serious case of viral encephalitis in 2000, doctors predicted that she would spend the rest of her life in a wheelchair and would perhaps not even be able to speak again. … Read More
2001 55 Years Old 1 More Event
She returned to the stage in 2001 when asked by long-time friend Michael Jackson to perform at Madison Square Garden in New York City where she sang "Never Never Land" and the televised "You Are Not Alone" at the Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special concert produced by soon to be husband David Gest. … Read More
2002 56 Years Old 1 More Event
VH1 signed on Minnelli and Gest in 2002 to appear in a reality show entitled Liza & David. … Read More
2003 57 Years Old 1 More Event
From 2003 through 2005, she appeared as a recurring character on the critically acclaimed, Emmy Award-winning TV sitcom Arrested Development as Lucille Austero, the lover of both the sexually and socially awkward Buster Bluth and Buster's brother Gob. … Read More
2005 59 Years Old …  The executive producers of the taping, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, previously were involved with the 2005 rerelease of 1972's Emmy Award- and Peabody Award-winning "Liza with a 'Z'".


2006 60 Years Old 1 More Event
In September 2006, she made a guest appearance on the long-running NBC drama Law & Order: Criminal Intent, in "Masquerade", a Halloween-themed episode, broadcast on October 31, 2006.
2008 62 Years Old Minnelli returned to Broadway in a new solo concert at the Palace Theatre called Liza's at The Palace! which ran from December 3, 2008, through January 4, 2009. … Read More
On January 10, 2009, Minnelli made a rare live TV appearance in a surprise cameo on NBC's Saturday Night Live, playing the best friend of "Penelope" (Kristen Wiig).
In February 2010, Minnelli appeared in a Snickers commercial along with Aretha Franklin and Betty White.
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