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Known For Acting

Known Credits 79

Gender Female

Birthday 1884-08-07

Day of Death 1970-05-15 (85 years old)

Place of Birth Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Also Known As

  • Mary William Ethelbert Appleton Burke
  • Miss Billie Burke

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Biography

Mary William Ethelbert Appleton "Billie" Burke (August 7, 1884 – May 14, 1970) was an American actress. She is primarily known to modern audiences as Glinda the Good Witch of the North in the musical film The Wizard of Oz. She was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance as Emily Kilbourne in Merrily We Live.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Billie Burke,  licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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