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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.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 71

Birthday 1884-08-07

Day of Death 1970-05-14

Place of Birth Washington, District of Columbia, USA

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Also Known As

  • Mary William Ethelbert Appleton Burke
  • Miss Billie Burke

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2004 Ziegfeld on Film as Herself (archive footage)
1994 That's Entertainment! III as (archive footage)
1960 Pepe as Herself
1960 Sergeant Rutledge as Mrs. Cordelia Fosgate
1959 The Young Philadelphians as Mrs. J. Arthur Allen
1958 77 Sunset Strip (1 episode)
1955 Matinee Theater (1 episode)
1953 Small Town Girl as Mrs. Livingston
1952 Doc Corkle (3 episodes) as Melinda
1951 Father's Little Dividend as Doris Dunstan
1950 Father of the Bride as Doris Dunstan
1950 The Golden Twenties as Herself (archive footage)
1950 The Boy From Indiana as Zelda Bagley
1949 And Baby Makes Three as Mrs. Marvin Fletcher
1949 Lights Out (1 episode)
1949 The Barkleys of Broadway as Mme Livingston Belney
1946 The Bachelor's Daughters as Molly Burns
1946 Breakfast in Hollywood as Mrs. Frances Cartwright
1945 The Cheaters as Clara Pidgeon
1945 Swing Out, Sister as Jessica Mariman
1943 Gildersleeve on Broadway as Mrs. Laura Chandler
1943 You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith as Aunt Harriet Crandall
1943 So's Your Uncle as Aunt Minerva
1943 Hi Diddle Diddle as Eliza Prescott
1942 Girl Trouble as Celeste Rowland
1942 They All Kissed the Bride as Mrs. Drew
1942 In This Our Life as Lavinia Timberlake
1942 What's Cookin'? as Agatha Courtney
1942 The Man Who Came to Dinner as Mrs. Ernest Stanley
1941 One Night In Lisbon as Catherine Enfilden
1941 Topper Returns as Mrs. Clara Topper
1941 Wild Man of Borneo as Bernice Marshall, Boardinghouse Keeper
1940 Hullabaloo as Penny Merriweather
1940 Dulcy as Eleanor Forbes
1940 The Captain Is a Lady as Blossy Stort
1940 Irene as Mrs. Herman Vincent
1940 And One Was Beautiful as Julia Lattimer
1940 The Ghost Comes Home as Cora Adams
1939 Remember? as Mrs. Bronson
1939 Eternally Yours as Aunt Abby
1939 The Wizard of Oz as Glinda the Good Witch of the North
1939 Bridal Suite as Mrs. McGill
1939 Zenobia as Mrs. Tibbett
1938 Topper Takes a Trip as Mrs. Clara Topper
1938 The Young in Heart as Marmy Carleton
1938 Merrily We Live as Mrs. Emily Kilbourne
1938 Everybody Sing as Diana Bellaire
1937 Navy Blue and Gold as Mrs. Alyce Gates
1937 The Bride Wore Red as Contessa di Meina
1937 Topper as Mrs. Clara Topper
1937 Parnell as Clara Wood
1936 Craig's Wife as Mrs. Frazier
1936 Piccadilly Jim as Eugenia Willis, Nesta's Sister
1936 My American Wife as Mrs. Robert Cantillon
1935 A Feather in Her Hat as Julia Trent Anders
1935 She Couldn't Take It as Mrs. Daniel Van Dyke
1935 Doubting Thomas as Paula Brown
1935 Becky Sharp as Lady Bareacres
1935 Splendor as Clarissa
1935 After Office Hours as Mrs. Norwood
1935 Society Doctor as Mrs. Crane
1934 Forsaking All Others as Aunt Paula
1934 We're Rich Again as Mrs. Linda Page
1934 Where Sinners Meet as Eustasia
1934 Finishing School as Mrs. Helen Crawford Radcliffe
1933 Only Yesterday as Julia Warren
1933 Dinner at Eight as Millicent Jordan
1933 Christopher Strong as Lady Elaine Strong
1932 A Bill of Divorcement as Meg Fairfield
1920 The Frisky Mrs. Johnson as Belle Johnson
1917 Arms and the Girl

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