Billie Burke

7 Aug 1884 - 14 May 1970

Actor

Mary William Ethelbert Appleton "Billie" Burke (August 7, 1884 – May 14, 1970) was an American actress. She is primarily known to modern audiences as Glinda the Good Witch of the North in the musical film The Wizard of Oz. She was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance as Emily Kilbourne in Merrily We Live.

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Filmography (26 titles)

Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Glinda)
(movie, 1950)
···Father of the Bride
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Role: Actor (as Doris Dunstan)
(movie, 1949)
···The Barkleys of Broadway
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Livingston Belney)
(movie, 1945)
···The Cheaters
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Clara Pidgeon)
(movie, 1943)
···Gildersleeve on Broadway
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Laura Chandler)
(movie, 1942)
···They All Kissed the Bride
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Drew)
(movie, 1941)
···The Wild Man of Borneo
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Bernice Marshall, Boardinghouse Keeper)
(movie, 1940)
···Hullabaloo
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Role: Actor (as Penny Merriweather)
(movie, 1940)
···The Ghost Comes Home
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Cora Adams)
(movie, 1939)
···The Wizard of Oz
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Glinda, the Good Witch of the North)
(movie, 1939)
···Remember?
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Bronson)
(movie, 1939)
···Zenobia
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Tibbett)
(movie, 1938)
···Topper Takes a Trip
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Clara Topper)
(movie, 1938)
···Merrily We Live
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Kilbourne)
(movie, 1937)
···Navy Blue and Gold
Genre: Drama, Sport
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Alyce Gates)
(movie, 1937)
···Topper
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Topper)
(movie, 1935)
···A Feather in Her Hat
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Julia Trent Anders)
(movie, 1935)
···After Office Hours
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Norwood)
(movie, 1935)
···Becky Sharp
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Role: Actor (as Lady Bareacres)
(movie, 1935)
···Doubting Thomas
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Paula Brown)
(movie, 1934)
···Finishing School
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Helen Crawford Radcliff)
(movie, 1934)
···We're Rich Again
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Linda Page)
(movie, 1934)
···Where Sinners Meet
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Eustasia)
(movie, 1933)
···Christopher Strong
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Lady Strong - His Wife)
(movie, 1933)
···Only Yesterday
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Julia Warren)
(movie, 1932)
···A Bill of Divorcement
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Margaret)