Judy Garland's Kids, Liza Minnelli, Lorna Luft and Joey Luft, to Reunite at the Oscars for WIZARD OF OZ Tribute
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Liza Minnelli, Lorna Luft and Joey Luft -- Judy Garland's three children -- will reunite at the 2014 Academy Awards this weekend for a tribute to THE WIZARD OF OZ, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary.
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Tony- and Oscar-winning Broadway, film and TV star Liza Minnelli is Garland's second daughter by her second husband, Vincente Minnelli. Liza has appeared on Broadway in Flora, The Red Menace -- for which she won the 1965 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical -- Liza, Chicago, The Act (another Tony win in 1978), The Rink, Victor / Victoria, Minnelli on Minnelli and Liza's at the Palace. She also received a special Tony Award in 1978 She has appeared as herself on TV in Smash, The Voice UK, So You Think You Can Dance, The Apprentice and more, and she is also known for her portrayal of Lucille Austero in the now-Netflix-based comedy series Arrested Development.
No word yet on what they'll be putting together for the commemoration, but BWW will keep you updated as we know more!
Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2013 will be presented on Oscar Sunday, March 2, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center and televised live on the ABC Television Network. The Oscars, produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.
THE WIZARD OF OZ film premiered in 1939, based on a novel by L. Frank Baum. It starred Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Bert Lahr, Frank Morgan, Billie Burke, Margaret Hamilton, Charley Grapewin, Clara Blandick and more. It was nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture.