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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 performance as Emily Kilbourne in Merrily We Live. Burke was also the wife of Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr., of Ziegfeld Follies fame, from 1922 until his death.

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Billie Burke♥ played Glinda The Good Witch on Wizard Of Oz

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Billie Burke (1884-1970) - Find A Grave Memorial

Actress. She is best remembered in the role of 'Glinda, the Good Witch of the North', from the 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz, and in the role of the scatterbrained 'Clara Topper', wife of stuffy banker 'Cosmo Topper', in the Topper series of films from 1937 to 1941). She was married to the legendary Broadway showman,...

Hollywood celebrates Ethel Barrymore’s 70th birthday at George Cukor’s palatial home, with (standing l. to r.) Billie Burke, Judy Garland, Lucile Watson, Katharine Hepburn, Constance Collier, and Laura Harding, and (seated l. to r.) Lionel Barrymore, the birthday girl, Spencer Tracy, and the director-host. | TUMBLR.COM

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Hollywood celebrates Ethel Barrymore’s 70th birthday at George Cukor’s palatial home, with (standing l. to r.) Billie Burke, Judy Garland, Lucile Watson, Katharine Hepburn, Constance Collier, and Laura Harding, and (seated l. to r.) Lionel Barrymore, the birthday girl, Spencer Tracy, and the director-host. | TUMBLR.COM For some reason, in America, his own country, George …

Billie Burke....In 1932, she made her Hollywood comeback, starring as Margaret Fairfield in A Bill of Divorcement, directed by George Cukor. (she played Katharine Hepburn's mother in the film, which was Hepburn's debut). Despite the death of Florenz Ziegfeld during the film's production, she resumed filming shortly after his funeral.

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Cue the dancing girls, lower the props, raise the curtain — we’re taking on Broadway’s most famous producer, Florenz Ziegfeld!

A 1920s Cloche Hat Timeline – 1920 to 1929 | Glamourdaze

A 1920s Cloche Hat Timeline - 1920 to 1929 | Glamour Daze

Visual evolution of the diminutive cloche hat of the 1920s – Caroline Reboux’s bell or ‘cloche’ hat of the 1920s took some years to evolve, as this timeline of photographs show – originally published in Hollywood in September 1940. This timeline features the following Hollywood actresses of the 1920s – Aileen Pringle, Gladys George,Billie Burke, ... Read moreA 1920s Cloche Hat Timeline – 1920 to 1929

Billie Burke♥...she went on to play leads on Broadway in Mrs. Dot, Suzanne,  The Runaway, The "Mind-the-Paint" Girl, and The Land of Promise from 1910 to 1913, along with a supporting role in the revival of Sir Arthur Wing Pinero's The Amazons. There she caught the eye of producer Florenz Ziegfeld, marrying him in 1914. In 1916, they had a daughter, Patricia Ziegfeld Stephenson (1916–2008)

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Photos of Billie Burke - Find A Grave Memorial

Actress. She is best remembered in the role of 'Glinda, the Good Witch of the North', from the 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz, and in the role of the scatterbrained 'Clara Topper', wife of stuffy banker 'Cosmo Topper', in the Topper series of films from 1937 to 1941). She was married to the legendary Broadway showman,...