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About Billie Burke
Billie Burke was a celebrated American actress best remembered for playing the character Glinda the Good Witch in the 1939 musical comedy-drama film The Wizard of Oz. She is also known for playing the character Emily Kilbourne in the 1938 comedy film Merrily We Live, for which she received an Academy Award nomination. She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
She was the daughter of Mary and William Burke. She was married to American Broadway impresario Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. from 1914 to 1932. The union produced her only child, a daughter named Patricia Ziegfeld Stephenson, who became a renowned author.
She reportedly preferred dating women to men and was said to be in a discreet romantic relationship with renowned lesbian film director Dorothy Arzner.
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Billie Burke's Popularity
Billie Burke was a famous American actress, who was born on August 7, 1904. As a person born on this date, Billie Burke is listed in our database as the 26th most popular celebrity for the day (August 7) and the 17th most popular for the year (1904).
People born on August 7 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Billie Burke is the 1095th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Billie Burke's birthday, Billie Burke is the 6984th most famous American and ranks 61st in famous people born in Washington, D.C., U.S.
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