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Born: 1946-03-12
Profession: Actress
Nation: American
Biography of Liza Minnelli

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I'm not a very good singer. I just know how to present a song, and honey, I think I've been through enough to do it right.

Tags: Enough, Good, Song

In Hollywood now when people die they don't say, 'Did he leave a will?' but 'Did he leave a diary?'

Tags: Die, Hollywood, Leave

My mother gave me my drive but my father gave me my dreams.

Tags: Dreams, Father, Mother

My mother was an artist and highly strung, whereas my father was much calmer.

Tags: Artist, Father, Mother

No, I mean, I most certainly date and go out.

Tags: Date, Mean

No, I'm a theatrical, live performer or a movie performer.

Tags: Movie, Performer, Theatrical

So I would dance and she would sing, and it was kind of a family thing. Performing was part of our world.

Tags: Dance, Family, She

The director, of course, was Bob Fosse. But again, I worked with my father to prepare for the role.

Tags: Again, Father, Worked

To the general public, show business may just mean the artistic part, but the dollar and cents element is the reality every performer has to face.

Tags: Business, Mean, Reality

Well, we have theatrical parties. It's not me singing. People like to get up and jam on the piano.

Tags: Parties, Piano, Singing

Well, when I was growing up it was Ozzie and Harriet on TV - nobody's parents were like that.

Tags: Growing, Nobody, Parents

What good is sitting all alone in your room?

Tags: Alone, Good, Room

What I'm saying is that I tried very hard to give them my reality and my reality is kind of interesting.

Tags: Hard, Reality, Saying

Whenever we were on a plane, we had a family.

Tags: Family, Plane, Whenever

You have to work hard for it, but first you have to want it, and then you have to dream on it.

Tags: Dream, Hard, Work

And what I liked the most about any project was that when it was good, you had a bunch of people trying to accomplish something together who were all acting together as one - that's the most exciting time for me.

Tags: Good, Time, Together

Growing up in Hollywood it seemed like every kid was the child of some star. We had no idea that other people would think we were special, because there was no other lifestyle to compare it to.

Tags: Child, Idea, Special

He was doing - Ray was designing the clothes for my mom's show from California. And one of the first appearances I ever made on television was on my mother's show and Ray and Bob did the clothes for that. It has been a long time.

Tags: Mom, Mother, Time

He's a good tough producer, yes. But I don't think that he's unreasonable unless he feels threatened. And when somebody's in your home, I think everybody in the home gets threatened.

Tags: Good, Home, Tough

I know that. I'm having a ball. I'm not slap happy. I'm just filled up with joy and with peace and with all kinds of things that have eluded me for quite a few years. And they're back and they're thriving.

Tags: Happy, Joy, Peace

I thought maybe, just by never preaching, never doing any of that stuff because it doesn't work. By just maybe the power of example and some laughs, maybe somebody might go take a walk.

Tags: Power, Thought, Work

If we had a hard time, my mother would sit me down and we would talk about it, and she kept talking and kept processing until we started to laugh about it.

Tags: Hard, Mother, Time

It was no great tragedy being Judy Garland's daughter. I had tremendously interesting childhood years - except they had little to do with being a child.

Tags: Child, Childhood, Great
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Now, having had this experience, I can't say really what they were looking for. I don't know their minds. But every time I see a reality show, it seems that the most entertaining parts on other reality shows are when they make their guests look foolish.

Tags: Experience, Reality, Time

The thing is, is to raise your hand. It's not to hide, and it's not to try and pretend or do anything like that. You raise your hand, that's the best thing about it.

Tags: Best, Hand, Try

Well, I'll tell you something, this wedding is something that I will always, always cherish. It was a show of love and support and kindness like I'd never seen from the people, and that's who I entertain. I entertain the people.

Tags: Kindness, Love, Wedding

Well, I've known Elizabeth almost all of her life and almost all of my life. And I love her with all of my heart and she's always been there for me. She's a wonderful, wonderful dame. She's a great lady.

Tags: Great, Life, Love

Dream on it. Let your mind take you to places you would like to go, and then think about it and plan it and celebrate the possibilities. And don't listen to anyone who doesn't know how to dream.

Tags: Dream, Mind, Plan

I've said it before, but it's absolutely true: My mother gave me my drive, but my father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future.

Tags: Dreams, Future, Parenting

The regrets of yesterday and the fear of tomorrow can kill you.

Tags: Fear, Regrets, Tomorrow

I worked very hard, but I think it's unfair to make it all sound like it's all David's fault.

Tags: Hard, Sound, Unfair

Reality is something you rise above.

Tags: Above, Reality, Rise

Ben Vereen is going to be on the show with me, too.

Tags: Ben, Show

I believe all drunks go to heaven, because they've been through hell on Earth.

Tags: Earth, Heaven, Hell

I had the drink after I fell out of bed. It hurt.

Tags: After, Drink, Hurt

Initially, I wanted to be an ice skater, but then when I was 13 I saw Bye Bye Birdie, and that was it - I wanted to be on Broadway.

Tags: Ice, Skater, Wanted

Smoking is one of the leading causes of all statistics.

Tags: Causes, Smoking, Statistics

You see, that's another thing that my parents gave me: an enormously great sense of humor.

Tags: Great, Humor, Parents

Anything is possible in this world. I really believe that.

Tags: Possible

Audiences are the same all over the world, and if you entertain them, they'll respond.

Tags: Audiences, Entertain, Respond

But God really did bless me, you know? He really said, All right. Come on. I'm still waiting for you. Get over here. Get over here.

Tags: God, Said, Waiting

But I don't think there's any reason to get married again, especially after what I've been through.

Tags: After, Again, Reason

But my brother Joey was there, and my sister Tina Nina Minnelli was there.

Tags: Brother, Joey, Sister

Growing up in Hollywood it seemed like every kid was the child of some star.

Tags: Child, Growing, Star

I am deeply saddened by the death of my dear friend, Dudley Moore.

Tags: Death, Deeply, Friend

I feel like I haven't done my best work yet.

Tags: Best, Done, Work

I feel like I haven't done my best work yet. I feel like there's a world of possibilities out there.

Tags: Best, Done, Work

I feel like there's a world of possibilities out there.

Tags: Again, Slip, Try

I mean, I inherited the disease of alcoholism, and I learned early to get help when I needed it.

Tags: Help, Learned, Mean

I mean, I inherited the disease of alcoholism, and I learned early to get help when I needed it. I always went to people who knew more than I did.

Tags: Help, Learned, Mean

I'm fine, and my hips are fine. My false knee is fine. My false hips are fine. Everything's cooking.

Tags: Cooking, False, Fine