Billie Burke  American Actress

Current Status

Billie Burke passed away on 14th May 1970 aged 85.

Relationships

Billie Burke was previously married to Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. (1914 - 1932).

She is rumoured to have hooked up with Katharine Hepburn (1932 - 1933).

Billie Burke had a daughter named Patricia, age 99.

About

Billie Burke is a 85 year old American Actress. Born Mary William Ethelbert Appleton Burke on 7th August, 1884 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA, she is famous for Glinda the Good Witch of The Wizard of Oz in a career that spans 1903-1960. Her zodiac sign is Leo.

Billie Burke was in an on-screen matchup with Lionel Barrymore in Dinner at Eight (1933).

Billie Burke is a member of the following lists: Actresses from Beverly Hills, California, Actors from Beverly Hills, California and Actresses from Washington, D. C. .

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Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Billie Burke85 LeoActress
American
Katharine Hepburn96 TaurusActress
American
Kerry Johnson- PiscesPianist
American
Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.65 AriesTheater Director
American

Children

NameGenderBornAge
Patricia
Female23rd October, 191699 years old

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Pepe1960Billie BurkeMovie
Sergeant Rutledge1960Mrs. Cordelia FosgateMovie
The Young Philadelphians1959Mrs. J. Arthur AllenMovie
77 Sunset Strip1958Mavis Matthews ConwayTV Show
Playhouse 901956Mrs. Purcell, Mrs. RutledgeTV Show
Matinee Theatre1955AuntTV Show
The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater1955TV Show
The Best of Broadway1954Martha BrewsterTV Show
Small Town Girl1953Mrs. LivingstonMovie
Doc Corkle1952TV Show
Father's Little Dividend1951Doris DunstanMovie
Father of the Bride1950Doris DunstanMovie
Three Husbands1950Mrs. Jenny Bard WhittakerMovie
All Star Revue1950Guest ActressTV Show
The Boy from Indiana1950Zelda BagleyMovie
The Bigelow Theatre1950Aunt AmandaTV Show
And Baby Makes Three1949Mrs. Marvin FletcherMovie
The Barkleys of Broadway1949Mrs. Livingston BelneyMovie
Billie Gets Her Man1948BillieMovie
Silly Billy1948BillieShort Film
Breakfast in Hollywood1946Mrs. Frances CartwrightMovie
Lights Out1946TV Show
The Bachelor's Daughters1946Molly BurnsMovie
Swing Out, Sister1945Jessica MarimanMovie
The Cheaters1945Clara PidgeonMovie
Hi Diddle Diddle1943Liza PrescottMovie
Gildersleeve on Broadway1943Mrs. Laura ChandlerMovie
So's Your Uncle1943Aunt MinervaMovie
You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith1943Aunt Harriet CrandallMovie
In This Our Life1942Lavinia TimberlakeMovie
The Man Who Came to Dinner1942Mrs. Ernest StanleyMovie
They All Kissed the Bride1942Mrs. DrewMovie
Girl Trouble1942Mrs. RowlandMovie
What's Cookin'?1942Agatha CourtneyMovie
The Wild Man of Borneo1941Bernice MarshallMovie
Topper Returns1941Mrs. TopperMovie
One Night in Lisbon1941Catherine EnfildenMovie
Irene1940Mrs. VincentMovie
And One Was Beautiful1940Mrs. Julia LattimerMovie
Dulcy1940Eleanor ForbesMovie
Hullabaloo1940Penny MerriweatherMovie
The Captain Is a Lady1940Blossy StortMovie
The Ghost Comes Home1940Cora AdamsMovie
Bridal Suite1939Mrs. McGillMovie
Eternally Yours1939Aunt AbbyMovie
Remember?1939Mrs. BronsonMovie
The Wizard of Oz1939GlindaMovie
Zenobia1939Mrs. TibbettMovie
Everybody Sing1938Diana BellaireMovie
Merrily We Live1938Mrs. KilbourneMovie
The Young in Heart1938Marmy CarletonMovie
Topper Takes a Trip1938Mrs. TopperMovie
Navy Blue and Gold1937Mrs. Alyce GatesMovie
Parnell1937ClaraMovie
The Bride Wore Red1937Contessa di MeinaMovie
Topper1937Mrs. TopperMovie
Craig's Wife1936Mrs. FrazierMovie
Piccadilly Jim1936Eugenia Willis, Nesta's SisterMovie
My American Wife1936Mrs. Robert CantillonMovie
After Office Hours1935Mrs. NorwoodMovie
Becky Sharp1935Lady BareacresMovie
Doubting Thomas1935Paula BrownMovie
A Feather in Her Hat1935Julia Trent AndersMovie
She Couldn't Take It1935Mrs. Daniel Van DykeMovie
Society Doctor1935Mrs. CraneMovie
Splendor1935ClarissaMovie
Forsaking All Others1934Aunt PaulaMovie
Finishing School1934Mrs. Helen Crawford RadcliffMovie
We're Rich Again1934Mrs. Linda PageMovie
Where Sinners Meet1934EustasiaMovie
Christopher Strong1933Lady Strong - His WifeMovie
Dinner at Eight1933Millicent JordanMovie
Only Yesterday1933Julia WarrenMovie
A Bill of Divorcement1932MargaretMovie
Glorifying the American Girl1929Billie Burke (uncredited)Movie
The Education of Elizabeth1921Elizabeth BanksMovie
Away Goes Prudence1920Prudence ThorneMovie
The Frisky Mrs. Johnson1920Belle JohnsonMovie
Good Gracious, Annabelle1919Annabelle LeighMovie
The Misleading Widow1919Betty TaradineMovie
Sadie Love1919Sadie LoveMovie
Wanted: A Husband1919Amanda Darcy ColeMovie
Eve's Daughter1918Irene Simpson-BatesMovie
In Pursuit of Polly1918Polly MarsdenMovie
Let's Get a Divorce1918Mme. Cyprienne MarceyMovie
The Make-Believe Wife1918Phyllis AshbrookMovie
Arms and the Girl1917Ruth SherwoodMovie
The Land of Promise1917Nora MarshMovie
The Mysterious Miss Terry1917Mavis TerryMovie
Peggy1916Peggy CameronMovie
Gloria's Romance1916Gloria Stafford (as Miss Billie Burke)Movie
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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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