Judy Garland, American singer and actor, 1957.
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Garland (1922-1969) with third husband Sidney Luft, son Joseph Luft (born 1955), at 21 months, elder daughter Liza Minnelli (born 1946), and second daughter Lorna Luft (born 1953). Garland started performing as a young child. In 1939, aged 17, she starred in 'The Wizard of Oz'. Despite a successful Hollywood career, psychotropic drugs which she had originally been prescribed to control her weight, destroyed her mentally and physically. She died of a drugs overdose in a London hotel. Like their mother, both her daughters are actresses and singers.