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Billie Burke

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.

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Glinda The Good Witch - Films - The Wizard of Oz (1939)
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Billie Burke - Filmography
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 Girl (1953) The Young ...

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