Lorna Luft

Television + Stage and Film Actress and Singer
Born Nov 21, 1952

Lorna Luft is an American television, stage, and film actress and singer. She is the daughter of singer and actress Judy Garland and Sid Luft, and the half-sister of singer and actress Liza Minnelli.

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1952 Birth Born on November 21, 1952.
1963 10 Years Old She made her show business debut at age 11 singing "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" on the 1963 Christmas episode of her mother's CBS television series, The Judy Garland Show. … Read More


1967 14 Years Old She soon joined the family act on a summer concert tour, the highlight being Garland’s third and final appearance at New York City's famed Palace Theatre on Broadway in 1967. … Read More
1971 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Luft made her Broadway debut in 1971 at the Shubert Theatre as a replacement cast member in the musical Promises, Promises, adapted from the classic 1960 Billy Wilder film The Apartment. … Read More


1981 28 Years Old Luft starred in the 1981 national tour of They're Playing Our Song and in 1982 she played Paulette Rebchuck in Grease 2.


1983 30 Years Old In 1983, she played Peppermint Patty in the Off Broadway production of Snoopy!!! … Read More
1985 32 Years Old Luft appeared as Nurse Libby Kegler on the CBS television series Trapper John, M.D. during that show's final season of 1985–1986 and also appeared as Patti Bristol in a 1985 episode of Murder, She Wrote entitled Broadway Malady.
1992 39 Years Old From 1992 through 1994, she played Adelaide in the American and world tour productions of Guys and Dolls.


1996 43 Years Old In 1996, she appeared in an Irish production of Follies in Dublin with Mary Millar, Alex Sharpe, Christine Scarry, Aidan Conway, Enda Markey, Dave Willetts and Millicent Martin.
2002 49 Years Old In 2002, she starred as Mama Rose in a University of Richmond school production of Gypsy.


2006 53 Years Old In November 2006 through January 2007, she performed in the UK premiere of Irving Berlin's White Christmas: The Musical, a new stage adaptation based on the film.
She appeared in two episodes of the 2007 Logo animated series Rick & Steve: The Happiest Gay Couple In All The World.
In April 2009, Luft completed a successful UK tour of the critically acclaimed Hugh Whitemore play Pack of Lies, in which she played the role of Helen Kroger. … Read More
2012 59 Years Old On December 17, 2012, Luft discovered a lump on her right breast. "I was in total denial," Luft said. … Read More


2013 60 Years Old She completed her final chemotherapy treatment in 2013.
2015 62 Years Old 1 More Event
In May - July 2015, Luft toured the UK in Judy - The Songbook of Judy Garland, a show highlighting her mother's life and music.
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