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Alan Pappe, born 1934  Search this
Liza May Minnelli, born 12 Mar 1946  Search this
Color photograph on paper
40.6 x 27.3 cm (16 x 10 3/4")
Mat (TBC): 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16")
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Born Los Angeles, California
Singer-dancer Liza Minnelli was born into entertainment royalty: her mother was Judy Garland, and her father was Oscar-winning director Vincente Minnelli. Liza made her film debut as a toddler in her father’s In the Good Old Summertime (1949), which starred her mother.
Launching her own Broadway career in 1965, she received a Tony Award for her performance in John Kander and Fred Ebb’s Flora the Red Menace. Her greatest success came onscreen, however, portraying nightclub singer Sally Bowles in Bob Fosse’s 1972 movie version of the musical Cabaret. This movie showcased her strengths as a singer-dancer-actress, and her Best Actress Academy Award was among the film’s eight Oscars.
That same year, the scintillating Minnelli-Fosse-Ebb team collaborated on a high-energy television special, Liza with a “Z,” which won the Emmy for Outstanding Single Program—Variety and Popular Music.
Interior\Performing Arts\Theatrical\Stage  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Top hat  Search this
Liza May Minnelli: Female  Search this
Liza May Minnelli: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Liza May Minnelli: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Liza May Minnelli: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Liza May Minnelli: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer  Search this
Liza May Minnelli: Oscar  Search this
Portrait  Search this
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National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
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