Judy Garland, who would have turned 100 on Friday (June 10), made awards present historical past quite a few occasions. She was the primary lady to win a Grammy for album of the 12 months and the primary lady to obtain the Cecil B. DeMille Award on the Golden Globes. She was additionally the primary lady to introduce two Oscar-winning songs: “Over the Rainbow” and “On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe.”
Garland received two Grammys, a juvenile Oscar (as these particular awards to younger performers have been then known as) and a particular Tony. She additionally obtained three Emmy nominations. Not a nasty exhibiting, to make certain, however lower than an artist of her expertise and stature deserved.
Garland died in 1969 (at age 47), however she has by no means actually left us. The 2001 TV miniseries Life With Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows obtained high rankings and received 5 Emmys, together with excellent lead actress in a miniseries or a film for star Judy Davis and excellent supporting actress in a miniseries or a film for co-star Tammy Blanchard as younger Judy.
Renée Zellweger received an Oscar for greatest actress for enjoying Garland within the 2019 biopic Judy. She paid tribute to the good star in her eloquent acceptance speech: “I’ve to say that this previous 12 months of conversations celebrating Judy Garland throughout genders and … throughout generations and throughout cultures has been a very cool reminder that our heroes unite us. … Miss Garland, you have been actually among the many heroes who unite and outline us, and that is actually for you.”
Right here’s Garland life and legacy in awards present moments.