Billie Burke

Billie Burke
1884 - 1970

Billie Burke  American Actress

Mary William Ethelbert Appleton "Billie" Burke (August 7, 1884 – May 14, 1970) was an American actress, famous on Broadway and in early silent film, but is primarily known to modern audiences as Glinda the Good Witch of the North in the mov...

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship18 yrs, 3 mths
Shortest Relationship7 mths
Average Relationship Length9 yrs, 5 mths
Rumored Relationships1
First Name Billie
Middle Name William Ethelbert Appleton
Last Name Ziegfeld
Maiden Name Burke
Full Name at Birth Mary William Ethelbert Appleton Burke
Alternative Name Billie Burke, Mary William Ethelbert Appleton Burke
Age 85 (age at death) years
Birthday 7th August, 1884
Birthplace Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Died 14th May, 1970
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Natural Causes
Height 5' 3" (160 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress (91 credits) Soundtrack (6 credits) Self (8 credits) Archive footage (14 credits)
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Glinda the Good Witch of The Wizard of Oz
Year(s) Active 1903-1960, 1903–1960
Bust (inches) 36
Waist (inches) 29
Hips (inches) 37
Family Member Patricia Ziegfeld Stephenson (Daughter)
Friend Carole Landis, Judy Garland, Ray Bolger
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Billie Burke85 LeoActress
Katharine Hepburn96 TaurusActress
Kerry Johnson- PiscesPianist
Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.65 AriesTheater Director


Female23rd October, 191699 years old

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Pepe1960 Billie Burke Movie
Sergeant Rutledge1960 Mrs. Cordelia Fosgate Movie
The Young Philadelphians1959 Mrs. J. Arthur Allen Movie
77 Sunset Strip1958 Mavis Matthews Conway TV Show
Playhouse 901956 Mrs. Purcell, Mrs. Rutledge TV Show
Matinee Theatre1955 Aunt TV Show
The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater1955 TV Show
The Best of Broadway1954 Martha Brewster TV Show
Small Town Girl1953 Mrs. Livingston Movie
Doc Corkle1952 TV Show
Father's Little Dividend1951 Doris Dunstan Movie
Father of the Bride1950 Doris Dunstan Movie
Three Husbands1950 Mrs. Jenny Bard Whittaker Movie
All Star Revue1950 Guest Actress TV Show
The Boy from Indiana1950 Zelda Bagley Movie
The Bigelow Theatre1950 Aunt Amanda TV Show
And Baby Makes Three1949 Mrs. Marvin Fletcher Movie
The Barkleys of Broadway1949 Mrs. Livingston Belney Movie
Billie Gets Her Man1948 Billie Movie
Silly Billy1948 Billie Short Film
Breakfast in Hollywood1946 Mrs. Frances Cartwright Movie
Lights Out1946 TV Show
The Bachelor's Daughters1946 Molly Burns Movie
Swing Out, Sister1945 Jessica Mariman Movie
The Cheaters1945 Clara Pidgeon Movie
Hi Diddle Diddle1943 Liza Prescott Movie
Gildersleeve on Broadway1943 Mrs. Laura Chandler Movie
So's Your Uncle1943 Aunt Minerva Movie
You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith1943 Aunt Harriet Crandall Movie
In This Our Life1942 Lavinia Timberlake Movie
The Man Who Came to Dinner1942 Mrs. Ernest Stanley Movie
They All Kissed the Bride1942 Mrs. Drew Movie
Girl Trouble1942 Mrs. Rowland Movie
What's Cookin'?1942 Agatha Courtney Movie
The Wild Man of Borneo1941 Bernice Marshall Movie
Topper Returns1941 Mrs. Topper Movie
One Night in Lisbon1941 Catherine Enfilden Movie
Irene1940 Mrs. Vincent Movie
And One Was Beautiful1940 Mrs. Julia Lattimer Movie
Dulcy1940 Eleanor Forbes Movie
Hullabaloo1940 Penny Merriweather Movie
The Captain Is a Lady1940 Blossy Stort Movie
The Ghost Comes Home1940 Cora Adams Movie
Bridal Suite1939 Mrs. McGill Movie
Eternally Yours1939 Aunt Abby Movie
Remember?1939 Mrs. Bronson Movie
The Wizard of Oz1939 Glinda Movie
Zenobia1939 Mrs. Tibbett Movie
Everybody Sing1938 Diana Bellaire Movie
Merrily We Live1938 Mrs. Kilbourne Movie
The Young in Heart1938 Marmy Carleton Movie
Topper Takes a Trip1938 Mrs. Topper Movie
Navy Blue and Gold1937 Mrs. Alyce Gates Movie
Parnell1937 Clara Movie
The Bride Wore Red1937 Contessa di Meina Movie
Topper1937 Mrs. Topper Movie
Craig's Wife1936 Mrs. Frazier Movie
Piccadilly Jim1936 Eugenia Willis, Nesta's Sister Movie
My American Wife1936 Mrs. Robert Cantillon Movie
After Office Hours1935 Mrs. Norwood Movie
Becky Sharp1935 Lady Bareacres Movie
Doubting Thomas1935 Paula Brown Movie
A Feather in Her Hat1935 Julia Trent Anders Movie
She Couldn't Take It1935 Mrs. Daniel Van Dyke Movie
Society Doctor1935 Mrs. Crane Movie
Splendor1935 Clarissa Movie
Forsaking All Others1934 Aunt Paula Movie
Finishing School1934 Mrs. Helen Crawford Radcliff Movie
We're Rich Again1934 Mrs. Linda Page Movie
Where Sinners Meet1934 Eustasia Movie
Christopher Strong1933 Lady Strong - His Wife Movie
Dinner at Eight1933 Millicent Jordan Movie
Only Yesterday1933 Julia Warren Movie
A Bill of Divorcement1932 Margaret Movie
Glorifying the American Girl1929 Billie Burke (uncredited) Movie
The Education of Elizabeth1921 Elizabeth Banks Movie
Away Goes Prudence1920 Prudence Thorne Movie
The Frisky Mrs. Johnson1920 Belle Johnson Movie
Good Gracious, Annabelle1919 Annabelle Leigh Movie
The Misleading Widow1919 Betty Taradine Movie
Sadie Love1919 Sadie Love Movie
Wanted: A Husband1919 Amanda Darcy Cole Movie
Eve's Daughter1918 Irene Simpson-Bates Movie
In Pursuit of Polly1918 Polly Marsden Movie
Let's Get a Divorce1918 Mme. Cyprienne Marcey Movie
The Make-Believe Wife1918 Phyllis Ashbrook Movie
Arms and the Girl1917 Ruth Sherwood Movie
The Land of Promise1917 Nora Marsh Movie
The Mysterious Miss Terry1917 Mavis Terry Movie
Peggy1916 Peggy Cameron Movie
Gloria's Romance1916 Gloria Stafford (as Miss Billie Burke) Movie
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