Here is a look at the life of Liza Minnelli, award winning singer and actress.
Personal: Birth date: March 12, 1946
Birth place: Los Angeles, California
Birth name: Liza May Minnelli
Father: Vincente Minnelli, director
Mother: Judy Garland, actress and singer
Marriages: David Gest (March 16, 2002-April 2007, divorce); Mark Gero (December 4, 1979-January 27, 1992, divorce); Jack Haley Jr. (September 15, 1974-April 9, 1979, divorce); Peter Allen (March 3, 1967-July 24, 1974, divorce)
Nominated for five Emmy Awards, with one win.
Nominated for two Academy Awards with one win.
Nominated for three Tony Awards and won two. Also won a special award in 1974.
Has struggled with addictions to alcohol and painkillers.
Has suffered numerous health problems, including hip replacement surgery, throat surgery, and encephalitis.
Timeline: 1949 - Makes her first film appearance, uncredited, "In the Good Old Summertime," playing Judy Garland's daughter.
1960s - Begins her cabaret career playing in nightclubs across the United States.
1963 - Appears Off-Broadway in the musical "Best Foot Forward."
1964 - Appears onstage with her mother at the London Palladium.
May 11, 1965 - Broadway debut in the musical "Flora the Red Menace."
1965 - Wins Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for "Flora the Red Menace" and is the youngest actress ever to receive a Tony at the time.
1968 - Makes her first film appearance as an adult in "Charlie Bubbles."
1972 - Has a variety special on NBC called "Liza with a Z: A Concert for Television."
1973 - Wins Best Actress Academy Award for "Cabaret."
1973 - Wins Emmy Outstanding Single Program-variety and Popular Music for "Liza with a Z: A Concert for Television."
January 6-26, 1974 - Her one-woman "Liza" runs on Broadway.
1974 - Receives a special Tony Award for "adding lustre to the Broadway season."