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Liza Minelli
March 12, 1946 -
Nationality: American
Category: Entertainer
Subcategory: American Entertainer

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


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.


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


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


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


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.


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


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


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


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.


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


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


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


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


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.


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.


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


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