Judy Garland ~ Casey Dougherty

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Early Career

Birth

June 10, 1922

She was born in Grand Rapids, Minnesota

First Film Debut

1929

Her and her two older sisters were in The Big Revue, which they preformed a song and dance in.

Signed First Contract

1935

She was signed to a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Cast as Dorothy Gale in Wizard of Oz

1938

She sang the song which will forever be identifyed "Over the Rainbow".

Recieved a Academy Juvenile Award

1940

At the 1940's Academy Awards, Judy recieved an Academy Juvenile Award for her preformances in 1939, including The Wizard of Oz and Babes in Arms.

First Straight Dramatic Film

1945

Her first dramiatic film was The Clock in 1945.

Married to Sid Luft

June 8, 1952

Married in Holister, Califorina.

Filmed a Musical Remake of A Star is Born

1954

Garland filmed a musical remake of the film A Star is Born for Warner Bros in 1954.

Death

June 22, 1969

Coroner, Gavin Thursdon stated that the cause of death was "an incautious self-overdose" of barbiturates; her blood contained the equivalent of ten 1.5-grain (97 mg) Seconal capsules.