Vincente Minnelli

Vincente Minnelli

Film and Theatre Director
Born Feb 28, 1903

Vincente Minnelli was an American stage director and film director, famous for directing such classic movie musicals as Meet Me in St. Louis, The Band Wagon, and An American in Paris. In addition to having directed some of the most famous and well-remembered musicals of his time, Minnelli made many comedies and melodramas. He was married to Judy Garland from 1945 until 1951; they were the parents of Liza Minnelli.… Read More

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1903 Birth Born on February 28, 1903.


1932 29 Years Old He was eventually employed at Radio City Music Hall shortly after its 1932 opening as a set designer and worked his way up to stage director – he was also tasked to serve as a color consultant for the original interior design of the Rainbow Room.


1935 32 Years Old After leaving Radio City Music Hall the first play Minnelli directed was a musical revue for the Shuberts titled At Home Abroad which opened in October 1935 and starred Beatrice Lillie, Ethel Waters, and Eleanor Powell. … Read More
1936 33 Years Old Minnelli later worked on The Ziegfeld Follies of 1936, Hooray for What! … Read More
1940 37 Years Old Minnelli's reputation grew and he was offered a job at MGM in 1940 by producer Arthur Freed. … Read More


1945 42 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He was married to Judy Garland from 1945 until 1951; they were the parents of Liza Minnelli. … Read More


1960 57 Years Old On February 8, 1960, Minnelli received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to the motion pictures industry at 6676 Hollywood Boulevard. … Read More


1986 83 Years Old 1 More Event
Minnelli died in his Beverly Hills home, on July 25, 1986, aged 83, of emphysema and pneumonia, which had caused him to be repeatedly hospitalized in his final year. … Read More
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