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 1914 until his death.
Read more about Billie Burke.
Some articles on billie burke:
... Jane Sharp Anna Fuller Hubbard Brunie Lillian Scharman Hester 6–3, 6–2 1935 Dorothy Andrus Burke Sylvia Jung Lafaurie Henrotin Norma Taubele Barber Jane Sharp 7–5, 6–4 1936 Dorothy Andrus Burke ... Aucamp Karen Hantze Susman Nancy Richey 9–7, 4–6, 6–2 1966 Billie Jean King Rosemary Casals Carol Hanks Aucamp Justina Bricka Horwitz 3–6, 6–4, 6–2 1967 Mary ...
1945) Breakfast in Hollywood (1946) The Bachelor's Daughters (1946) Billie Gets Her Man (1948) The Barkleys of Broadway (1949) Father of the Bride (1950) Father's Little Dividend (1951) Small Town ...
... She is played in the film by Billie Burke ... type Glinda quite different from the quirky and bubbly Glinda embodied by Billie Burke in the movie musical ... order to facilitate her psychological and emotional maturity, which suggests that Billie Burke's Glinda is not as superficial as she appears to be at first glance, and that her flighty persona conceals ...
Famous quotes containing the word burke:
“Circumstances ... give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing colour and discriminating effect. The circumstances are what render every civil and political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind.”
—Edmund Burke (17291797)