(CNN)Here is a look at the life of Liza Minnelli, award winning singer and actress.
Personal:Birth date: March 12, 1946 Birth place: Los Angeles, CaliforniaBirth name: Liza May MinnelliFather: Vincente Minnelli, directorRead MoreMother: Judy Garland, actress and singer Marriages: David Gest (March 16, 2002-April 2007, divorced); Mark Gero (December 4, 1979-January 27, 1992, divorced); Jack Haley Jr. (September 15, 1974-April 9, 1979, divorced); Peter Allen (March 3, 1967-July 24, 1974, divorced) Other Facts:Nominated for five Emmy Awards and won once. Nominated for two Academy Awards and won once.Nominated for four Tony Awards and won three, including a special award in 1974. Has struggled with addictions to alcohol and painkillers. Has suffered numerous health problems, including hip replacement surgery, throat surgery and encephalitis.Timeline:1949 – Makes her first film appearance, uncredited, “In the Good Old Summertime,” playing Judy Garland’s daughter.1960s – Begins her cabaret career playing in nightclubs across the United States. 1963 – Appears Off-Broadway in the musical, “Best Foot Forward.” 1964 – Appears onstage with her mother at the London Palladium.May 11, 1965 – Broadway debut in the musical, “Flora the Red Menace.”1965 – Wins Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for “Flora the Red Menace” and is the youngest actress ever to receive a Tony at the time.1968 – Makes her first film appearance as an adult in “Charlie Bubbles.” 1972 – Has a variety special on NBC called “Liza with a Z: A Concert for Television.”1973 – Wins Best Actress Academy Award for “Cabaret.”1973 – Wins Emmy Outstanding Single Program-Variety and Popular Music for “Liza with a Z.”January 6-26, 1974 – Her one-woman show, “Liza,” runs on Broadway.1974 – Receives a special Tony Award for “adding luster to the Broadway season.”1978 – Wins Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for “The Act.”1990 – Receives the Grammy Legend Award, a special merit award given out annually to members of the recording field for ongoing contributions and influence. October 23, 2000 – Is stricken with viral encephalitis. September 21, 2001 – During the first major sporting event in New York since the 9/11 attacks, Minnelli sings “New York, New York” during the 7th inning stretch at Shea Stadium.October 2003 – David Gest sues wife Minnelli for $10 million claiming lingering emotional and physical damage due to beatings he suffered at her hands.