Birth Name: Judy Garland
Birth Place: Grand Rapids, Minnesota, USA
Death Place: London, England, GB
Born June 10, 1922 in Grand Rapids, MN, Frances Ethel Gumm was the youngest of three daughters born to two vaudevillians-turned-movie theater managers. Nicknamed "Baby," the young girl made her stage debut as a two-year-old singing "Jingle Bells" with her sisters. Their mother put together a musical act for the three girls, now known as The Gumm Sisters, and they cut their professional teeth in local productions, with the tiny Garland proving the undisputed standout. After a gay sex scandal involving their father threatened to ruin the family's name, the Gumms moved to California in 1926, where they began the arduous process of breaking into big-time show business. Around this time, she adop...
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