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Vincente Minnelli (1903–1986)


Born Lester Anthony Minnelli in Chicago on February 28 1903, his father Vincent was a musical conductor of the Minnelli Brothers' Tent Theater. Wanting to pursue an artistic career, Minelli worked in the costume department of the Chicago Theater, then on Broadway during the depression as a set designer and costumer, adopting a Latinized version of... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

(1951)
Gigi Director
(1958)
Ziegfeld Follies Director
(1945)

Filmography

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 1965 The Sandpiper
 1960 All the Fine Young Cannibals (uncredited)
 1958 Gigi
 1957 The Seventh Sin (uncredited)
 1956 Lust for Life
 1955 Kismet
 1955 The Cobweb
 1954 Brigadoon
 1953 The Story of Three Loves (segment "Mademoiselle")
 1949 Madame Bovary
 1949 The Bribe (uncredited)
 1948 The Pirate
 1946 Till the Clouds Roll By (Judy Garland numbers, uncredited)
 1946 Undercurrent
 1945 Ziegfeld Follies (segments "This Heart of Mine", "Limehouse Blues", "A Great Lady Has an Interview", "The Babbitt and the Bromide", "Beauty")
 1945 The Clock
 1944 The Heavenly Body (uncredited)
 1943 I Dood It
 1942 Panama Hattie (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Earl Carroll's Vanities. Musical revue. Music by Harold Arlen. Book by Jack McGowan. Lyrics by Ted Koehler. Additional dialogue by Eugene Conrad. Music orchestrated by Edward Powell. Featuring songs with lyrics by Edward Heyman, Haven Gillespie, Charles Tobias, Sidney Clare and Will Fyffe. Musical Direction by Ray Kavanaugh. ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 6 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 8 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

Spouse:

Lee Anderson  (his death) | See more »

Children:

Liza Minnelli

Parents:

Vincent Charles Minnelli | Marie Émilie Odile Lebeau
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Personal Quote:

But I went down to Venezuela and spend a few weeks going through jungles. It's fantastic looking. See more »

Trivia:

He directed two Best Picture Academy Award winners: An American in Paris (1951) and Gigi (1958). See more »

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