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A Love Letter to Liza:

A 75th Birthday Tribute Celebration
Jason Alexander
Charles Busch
Kristin Chenoweth
Lea DeLaria
Ava Delany
Kathie Lee Gifford 
Jonathan Groff
George Harrison
Hoda Kotb
Jane Krakowski
Ute Lemper
Melissa Manchester
Alexis Michelle
Coco Peru
Andrew Rannells
John Stamos
Susan Stroman
Haley Swindal
John Waters
Sandra Bernhard
Lionel Casseoux
Mario Cantone
Joan Collins 
Joely Fisher
Michael Feinstein
Joel Grey
Tony Hale
John Kander
Nathan Lane
Lorna Luft
Andrea Martin 
Kathy Najimy 
Bernadette Peters
Chita Rivera
Barbra Streisand 
Lily Tomlin
Michael York  
Stephanie J Block
Carol Burnet
Jim Caruso
Harry Connick Jr.
Craig Ferguson
Kathy Griffin
Whoopi Goldberg
Julie Halston
Nicolas King
Michele Lee
Shirley MacLaine
Neil Meron
Sharon Osbourne
Parker Posey
Seth Sikes
Billy Stritch
Ben Vereen
Catherine Zeta-Jones
Conceived and Produced by:
Daniel Nardicio
Produced by:
Sam Benedict
Matt Berman
Scott Gorenstein
Written by: Edited by: Associate Producer:
Daniel Nardicio
Matt Berman
Evan Quinn
Matt Berman

Taylor Shubert

Hosted by:
Frank Dilella
With performances by:
Lily Tomlin
Melissa Manchester
Michael Feinstein
Lea DeLaria
Ben Vereen
Joel Grey
Kristin Chenoweth

Haley Swindal
Seth Sikes
Ute Lemper
Billy Stritch

and more!


We love you Liza!


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Producer's Note:

"Liza is a total entertainer, a show person the likes of which is hard to find these days. Liza’s talents have known no bounds, and her contribution to Broadway, film and even a hilarious stint on television’s "Arrested Development," make her so deserving of this, a glorious celebration of her 75 years on Earth. I’m thrilled to be able to do this for Liza, and for her friends and fans in a safe, socially distant way to say we all love you Liza—Happy Birthday Darling!"

- Daniel Nardicio

Liza May Minnelli

Perhaps no three words in the English language better personify show business than Liza May Minnelli. The daughter of legendary film maker Vincent Minnelli and one of the greats of film and stage, Judy Garland, Liza was born 75 years ago today in the veritable home of show business-- Hollywood, California.

It was almost a given, preordained, that the young daughter of such show business royalty would pursue performing. What no one could predict, however, was that Liza Minnelli would conquer stage, screen, records, concerts and later on, even television. She became a nightclub performer at the age of 16, won her first Tony at 19, released three albums through Capitol Records by 20, and received her first Oscar nomination at 24. Liza became a fashion icon in her teens with her signature pixie cut- the result of having to chop her locks when playing around with some friends ended with a wad of gum in her hair. That, plus her red lips and ensembles, made her a muse to designers like Halston, and a creative muse for such Broadway luminaries as John Kander and Fred Ebb, who Liza famously claimed “created her.” 

Liza left home and moved to New York to become a Broadway performer. “To be on Broadway, you have to go to New York. So I went to New York. And that was the last time that I took any money from my parents” When asked if having famous parents helped her career, Liza responded, “People don’t want to spend money on a publicity stunt- you have to deliver.” And deliver she did. She delivered so well that when she was 19, Minnelli became the youngest person to win the leading actress in a musical Tony for her turn in the 1965 Kander and Ebb musical Flora the Red Menace. Thus beginning a long standing relationship between the hit making duo and Liza. Her other Broadway credits include Liza, Chicago, The Act, The Rink, Victor/Victoria, Minnelli on Minnelli and Liza's at the Palace.

From Steppin Out to Sex in The CityTell Me That You Love Me Junie Moon to Arthur, and the role that cemented her into the status of bona fide movie star, Cabaret, Liza Minelli dominated the screen. She received her first Oscar nomination for her riveting performance in the romantic comedy The Sterile Cuckoo. It's been often said that Liza’s infamous telephone scene is one of the greatest performances in film history. She did the scene on her first day on set when production began, in one take with no edits. Liza has said that after doing this scene in one take she knew that she understood the character and that it gave her a lot of confidence as an actress. That confidence was displayed in the role of a lifetime as Sally Bowles in Cabaret. The 1972, Bob Fosse-directed big-screen musical earned eight Oscars, including one for Liza’s work as American expatriate in 1930s Berlin during the rise of Nazism. Her father Vincent Minnelli advised her to not fashion Sally Bowles after Marlene Dietrich, but Louise Brooks instead. The look may have been Brooks, but the performance was pure Liza. 

In 1961 Liza’s mother, Judy Garland, brought her and her siblings onstage at Carnegie Hall- it was apparent to all then that Liza was a live performer. Liza’s high octane live shows are a thing of lore, and to see her in concert is to have seen, what many describe as, a tour de force. Tony Bennett became one of Liza’s early mentors, as was the late French Armenian singer Charles Aznavour, whom Liza has credited with teaching her how to inhabit a song. Liza single handedly created the one-woman television show, at a time when no one had done that: “I thought it was a good idea” Liza said “Someone told me that I couldn’t do that- and all of these rules, but you gotta try.” That show, Liza with a Z, won 4 Emmys and a Peabody award.
Through her movies, TV appearances, concerts and recordings, new generations are continuing to be inspired by Liza. She has appeared as herself on TV in SmashThe Voice: UK, So You Think You Can DanceThe Apprentice and more, and she is also known for her portrayal of Lucille Austero in the comedy series Arrested Development. Liza has dedicated much time to amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, which was co-founded by Elizabeth Taylor. Liza has also supported the Great American Songbook Foundation, Broadway Cares, and The Actors Fund, a beneficiary of tonight’s event.

Creative Team:

Daniel Nardicio


Sam Benedict


Matt Berman


Scott Gorenstein


Taylor Shubert

Associate Producer

Evan Quinn

Director of Photography

Scott Mason

Camera Man

William Giraldo

Lighting Engineer

Rocky Noel

Sound Engineer

Gerard Hoffman

Sound Engineer

Virna Smiraldi

Makeup Artist

McKenna Twedt

Production Assistant

Evan Quinn


Matt Berman


Taylor Shubert

COVID Safety Officer

Doreen Keith

Costume Consultant

Katherine Winter

Costume Consultant

Lloyd Culbreath

Reconstructed "Bye, Bye, Blackbird" Choreography

Alyssa Epstein

Choreography Assistant

Matt Berman

Birdland footage


Shot adhering to all COVID safety protocols.


We look forward to seeing you all in person again soon.

Shoutouts from the Stars:

bernadette from on Vimeo.

Bernadette Peters
Sandra Bernhard
Bianca Del Rio
Ute Lemper
Alexis Michelle

Bonus Features:

Haley Swindal: "Say Yes"


Seth Sikes: "Ring Them Bells"

Ute Lemper: "All That Jazz"

Tonight's Proceeds:

20% of net proceeds from this event will benefit The Actors Fund.

The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that fosters stability and resiliency and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan. Through offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Fund serves everyone in film, theater, television, music, opera, radio and dance with programs including social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and secondary employment and training services.

Since March 18, 2020, The Actors Fund has provided more than $19 million+ in emergency financial assistance to over 15,000+ people who work in performing arts and entertainment. With shutdowns on Broadway and in film and television, theater, concerts, dance, music and many other areas of entertainment, the need is great and growing. This emergency financial assistance is helping our most vulnerable and those in financial crisis to cover basic living expenses, such as food, essential medications, utilities and more.

The Actors Fund’s phone and web-based services around career and life, health and wellness, and housing remain available to the entertainment and performing arts community. These services include: Artists Health Insurance Resource Center, The Career Center, The Dancers’ Resource, Housing Resources, Addiction & Recovery, HIV/AIDS, Women’s Health and Senior Services, Counseling and Emergency Financial Assistance and more. To make a tax-deductible donation to The Actors Fund, visit

Thank you to:

Michael Albertson, Jason Alexander, Jennifer Allen, Molly Barnett, Joseph Benincasa, Jane Berliner, Sandra Bernhard, Stephanie J Block, Bradford Bricken, Marie Bshara, Carol Burnett, Charles Busch, Mario Cantone, Lionel Casseroux, Jim Caruso, Paul Cilione, Joan Collins, Harry Connick Jr., Ava Delany, Lea DeLaria, Brian Dubin, Mia Farrow, Michael Feinstein, Craig Ferguson, Cody Fletcher, Kristen Foster, Kenna Morris Garcia, Christine Gardner, Devin Getz, Kathie Lee Gifford, Eric Gilliand, Jessica Lee Goldyn, Joel Grey, Kathy Griffin, Jonathan Groff, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Guarracino , Nicole Guest, Tony Hale, Julie Halston, George Harrison, Ron Hoffman, Coulby Jenkins, John Kander, Judy Katz, Nicholas King, Hoda Kotb, Jane Krakowski, Nathan Lane, Michele Lee, Ute Lemper, Colby Lindeman, Lorna Luft, Amy Lynn, Cheryl Maisel, Melissa Manchester, Jim Mannino, Andrea Martin, David McKeown, Jane McKnight, Neil Meron, Spencer Mindich, Rick Miramontez, John Cameron Mitchell, Lisa Mordante, Kenneth Michael Murray, Kathy Najimy, Monique Nancarrow, Sydney Narvaez, Michael Orland, Sharon Osbourne, Nicole Perna, Coco Peru, Bernadette Peters, Matt Polk, Parker Posey, Douglas Ramirez, Andrew Rannells, Chita Rivera, Tina Rock, Seth Sikes, Alex Spieller, John Stamos, Albert Stephenson, Barbra Streisand, Ned Stressen Reuter, Billy Stritch, Susan Stroman, Haley Swindal, Lily Tomlin, Cara Tripicchio, Jenny Tversky, Ben Vereen, Trey Witter, Michael York, and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

Special thanks to:

Pete Sanders and O&M, BroadwayWorld, Dancers Over 40, Nicole Rosky, Nicole Fosse, Mary Callahan, The Verdon Fosse Legacy, Rocky Noel, Terrence Flannery, Pamela Cooper, Robert Anthony Piper, Jim Caruso, and Steve Walter & The Cutting Room.

Artwork by Squigs.

Liza Masks and Posters!

Liza 75 Commemorative Merch

Celebrate Liza's Birthday for the rest of the year with a "Love Letter To Liza: 75th Birthday Celebration Tribute" mask and poster. For a limited time only!


Want to wish Liza a 'Happy Birthday'? Send her a message!


Scott clarke
You are the hardest working entertainer in show biz, loved all over the world! I love you and hope you have an amazing Birthday and many more!!!
Janice Paul
Happy Birthday, Liza! Thank you for all the years of song and dance! Wishing you all the best!
Richard Dean Desonier
Don Berry
Dear LiZa May, Happy 75th. You know how much we love and miss you. Enjoy this wonderful celebration. Your devoted friends and fans will. Love, thoughts, and prayers. Don Xo
Walter Mullin
Happy Birthday, Liza! You've given me so much joy and happiness over the years. I thank you very much for that. Hope you have a great birthday! - Walter Mullin
Taylor Bradley
HAPPY BIRTHDAY LIZA! You are such an inspiration, a legend, a toast to Broadway AND Hollywood, and the most fascinating woman in showbiz. I absolutely adore you, and cannot wait to ring in your birthday celebration tonight! *Still praying that our paths cross one day.* xoxo
Merete Muenter
Happy Birthday, Liza! Thank you for all the joy and inspiration you have brought to all of us! We love you!
Angela Fischetti
To the heart of my heart, Happy Birthday Liza May. I absolutely adore you. Love, another Italian...Angela Fischetti
Gary Banta
Liza, Wishing you a very happy and wonderful Birthday celebration! I’ve followed you most of my life since the’60s and been very fortunate to see you several times live- twice in New York and once with Frank on your tour with he and Sammy (Sammy had to drop out prior to our event but my program includes him!) I think my favorite was at the Radio City Music Hall! But you’ve always been incomparable! Never forget the year you were nominated for Cabaret amongst some VERY tough competition but I was positive that your name would be announced and of course it was! Cabaret is likely my all-time favorite film but ANYTHING I’ve seen you in has been just incomparable. Always! Thanks so much for carrying on the fabulous family talent with your very own unique talent! I so appreciate all you have given me and the world and thank you for always making it through what could be a very tough life and unusually difficult circumstances at times! But you’re love for your Mom and Dad always shine brightly through and I’ve always caught a glimpse of them in the diamond-sparkle in your beautiful eyes! Can’t wait to watch tonight! Sending you love ❤️ always from someone in whose life you made a huge difference and gave me the courage to push through life no matter how difficult. You are truly an amazing and wonderful woman! Enjoy your tribute! Eternal love♥️🎼🌹♥️ Gary Banta
Ellen Peterson
Thank you for the joy! I saw you 5 different times in shows in Boston in the 80’s and 90’s ... you always stepped out of the way and let your dancing boys dance, you always lost your lashes to sweat ... your star power took my breath away every time. You helped inspire me to become a performer. You have used your gifts to bring joy to so many. Happy Birthday! I am so glad you were born. Here’s to many more happy days!!!
Steve Ortiz
Happy Birthday, Legend! Happy Birthday, Goddess! Happy Birthday to someone who has given me so much joy and happiness throughout my life! Happy Birthday, Liza! MUAH!!
Johnny Kier
Reality is something you rise above!
riley elliott
Liza you are one of the greatest entertainers to date, I'm 18 and all I can listen to is "The act" "flora the red menace" "the Rink" ect... i grew up with you and im still growing and loving you each day. I love you liza -Riley
Marie Fristachi
Thank you for a lifetime of amazing performances Liza. I have seen hundreds of your performances and everyone is more enjoyable than the next. One of the top 10 highlights of my life was having dinner with you and Ben Vereen at Les Pyrenees Restaurant after his performance in Jellies Last Jam. Your opening line was “thank you so much for letting me join you- what a day I had it started with going to Bloomingdale’s and slipping on a button in the fitting room and falling down”. OMG - and it just got better from there for ffour hours. Happy Birthday Liza - you truly are a legend
Alan Smason
Here's wishing you a wonderful birthday from way down yonder in New Orleans!
Bill Pugin
Happy Birthday, Liza! From all the birthday cards I sent you in the 70s from my High School finally meeting and getting a hug from you at the afterparty at your Greek Theatre show in 1991 (you hugged me because I told you your sign language was perfect in your song!) it has been a fun ride being your fan over the years! Much love and Happy Birthday!
Thank you, Liza, for giving me so much pleasure through the years. There is no one like you in the entertainment field. I miss seeing you! Happy & Healthy Birthday! Love, Nancy
Nicole Truillo
Happy Birthday, Liza!!! Hope your day is a fabulous as you are!! Thank you for sharing your amazing talent with the world; love you!!!
Hi Liza, first of all I want to say I love you and admire you sooooo much, you’ve helped me a lot through some rough times. The second thing I want to say is HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!! I wish you all the happiness in the world. I hope you have an amazing day, sending you lots of love <33
Michael Spain
You make us smile. Happy birthday!
David Zachariason
Happy birthday, Liza. Thank you for all that you do!
Howard Tucker
Hi Liza, happy birthday to a true legend. I have seen you many times on Broadway ("The Act" with "Arthur in the Afternoon" keeps ringing in my ears) and of course in movies...yes, you were robbed with "The Sterile Cuckoo"....."Come Saturday Morning"... and in Cabaret, my favorite song, perhaps of all time is "Maybe This Time" and I've replayed that, applying to my own life, several times. I sent you a birthday greeting years ago, and you responded with a beautiful autographed picture..."Howard....Love, Liza" with a happy face. I have had the honor of meeting you twice (last at "Rockers on Broadway") and you could not have been more warm and gracious. Finally, I loved your performance with my birthday twin (same day...not known if same year), Jim Caruso. All the very best, Liza. Your parents would rightfully be so, so proud of you.
Duane Shell
Happy Birthday, Liza! You're the greatest!
Sending love and appreciation for your spirit and your talents, all of which you have shared without hesitation for decades. You recast the mold, and have made me feel more alive on many occasions.
Richard Gervais
Hi Liza. Happy 75th birthday!!! I'm from Montréal and shall never forget your wonderful show here back in 1979. Hugs and kisses! Take care.
Robert Davidson
Happy Birthday Liza! I wish you all the best.
Joshua Keen
Happy Birthday to my biggest inspiration and idol!!
Robert Davidson
Happy Birthday Liza! I wish you all the best.
Karen Nachbaur
You are amazing, dynamic and impressionable. Thank you for all you have given to the entertainment field. Enjoy deserve it.
Steve Pieters
Happy Birthday, Liza! It's been such a joy to watch you grow from when I first saw you on The Judy Garland Show to your amazing film and TV performances, but especially your concerts. Wow, oh Wow! You are spectacular. Fabulous. Simply The. Best. Ever. Love always, Steve
Mary in Boone
Liza, you are a true entertainer!!! So much talent, so much love, so much happiness, so much sexiness!!! Hope your special day is truly spectacular. I am looking forward to the Celebration. xoxo, Mary in Boone
Caren Koslov
Happy Birthday, Liza! Love you! ❤️😘❤️😘❤️👏👏👏👏👏
Andrea Bolley #th6mom
More Magical Memories in your NEW YEAR Liza and thank you for all the magic and joy you have brought me ...your a gift ! Big Hug
Jennifer Abraham
Happy birthday, Liza! We all love you so, so much -- thank you for all the years of performing you've given us, and for inspiring us in so many ways that you might not even realize you have. You are my absolute biggest inspiration in life, in all ways, and know that I'm far from alone in that sentiment. Thank you again for everything, and here's to many, many more happy birthdays to come!
Geri and Shirlee
Happy 75th, Love you
Frank T. Blasi
We LOVE you. Happy Birthday Liza
Barbara Rew
Happy Birthday Liza!!!
Barbara Rew
Happy Birthday Liza!!!
Jeanene Ferrara
Happy Birthday Liza! I have seen you so many times (concerts, broadway, movies) and each time was so special to me. Your talent is incredible and I appreciate all you have accomplished in your life. Enjoy every moment of everyday! Love from your number#1 fan from Long Island NY! Happy Happy 75th Birthday! :)
Anne Hager
Dearest Liza, I first met you when I was 14, and you were one of the kindest, most genuine people I've ever met. I'm now 43, and you continue to inspire and enchant me with your extraordinary talents and huge heart. Wishing you all the best.
Gary Anderson
BLESSINGS LIZA on your 75th BIRTHDAY!! Only saw you perform live 6 times...would 50 have been enough? HELL NO!!! ❤️
Michelle Russell
Liza, a very Happy Birthday to you. I am so glad your friends have put together this wonderful celebration for you and for all of us to celebrate with you! You have been my inspiration since I was a teen and given countless hours of joy from the stage and screen. Love to you always!
Mark Lee
Happy Birthday Liza. Many of the most thrilling nights I’ve spent in a theatre have been seeing you perform. Carnegie Hall, Radio City, The Palace. Thanks for sharing your amazing talent all these decades.
Dani Letsche
I know everyone else says it but I am TRULY your biggest fan!!! I love you so much and think you are the most wonderful entertainer of all time! I have celebrated your birthday as a National Holiday every year, decked out in sequins! So excited to "officially" do so today!!
john stunja
Mark McMorrow
All the very best Liza on your very special birthday.. Love and Luck from Ireland.. Mark xx
Tina Walsh
Happy Birthday LIZA! Thank you for being an incredible light in this crazy world! You are exceptional, sensational and inspirational! Here's to you! Wishing you a Beautiful and Spectacular Evening! Happy 75th!! XO
Mistress Ginger
Dear Liza, as I grow as a performer I grow in respect and admiration for you. You are a dancer. You are a singer. You are an entertainer. You are an artist. And you seem like a really lovely person! Sending love and happy birthday wishes! xoxo, MG
Joe & Antonio
Liza, we love you very much. You are beyond time, space and joy! You are a light in our lives and will continue to be, always. Love, Joe & Antonio
Rebecca Little
Happy Birthday, Liza!!! Sending you so much love!!!
Lloyd E Vinnik
I've adored you since you first appeared on your Mama's TV show, and will continue to adore you as long as I live. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DEAR DIVA!! Many many more!
Gary Long
Happiest of Birthdays Liza. . Seeing you perform live has been a dream come true. Your are amazing.
Lobo Pasolini
Happy Birthday, treasure! Thank you!
Sam Stafford
Happy Birthday, Liza! Your are an incredible actor and person. I am only six months younger than you and you first touched my heart when I was a second year medical student with your performance in The Sterile Cuckoo. I was so devastated for you. Come Saturday Morning is a special song for me. I was so excited to see you onstage in San Francisco 8 years later in Shine It On which as you know became The Act by the time it landed on Broadway. I still love hearing you sing City Lights and Arthur in the Afternoon! You will never know how many people you have touched so many ways over so many years! Thank you so much and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to the gold standard of entertainers as well as generous, caring, and loving people!!! Sam
Ian Hefele
Happy Birthday Liza! It's been many years since I wore a Dr. Seuss hat to your concert at Foxwoods. Thanks for being there throughout my life through your music. Happy 75th!
Elizabeth Santana
Liza, happy birthday! I wore out my VHS tape of Liza at Radio City. You're the reason I fell in love with performing. XXOO - Elizabeth Santana
Deborah Klein
I want to wish you a very happy 75th birthday. I was lucky to have met you when you came to Houston way back in the 90's to perform a benefit concert in support of programs for AIDS patients. I was working with AIDS patients at the time, and was fortunate enough to see the concert and meet you afterwards. I will never forget it. Thank you for your generosity, your spirit, your talent and your love. I hope you had a very happy birthday.
Victoria de Lima
Hi Liza!!! Happy Birthday, you are a legendary singer and my forever inspiration to continue to follow my dreams in acting and singing. Wishing you a great year!!! Love you.
Cheryl Koski
Liza, you have brought me untold hours of joy. Happy 75th Birthday! Cheryl Koski
Patricia Runcie
Dear Liza, We are in awe of your powerful voice and presence. I've loved you all of my life and am so pleased to hear how generous and gracious you have been to your cast members. I teach theatre to Middle Schoolers and we are deeply rooted in the spirit of the ensemble! Happy, Happy Birthday...thank you for sharing your immense talent with the world. We are all better for it. Love, Patricia (and Jeffrey) RuncieRice
Rosemarie Barriale
Dear Liza, Happy, Happy 75th Birthday! Michael Feinstein said you wanted a celebration, and tonight you certainly received a celebration of love and fond memories from your family and friends! I am so happy to be a part of that love and affection for you and your work! You have made countless people laugh, (and cry) throughout the years, myself included. Wishing you good health and much happiness for many years to come! 🥂🍰🥳🥰
Kevin and Myles
Happy Birthday and thank you for endless heartfelt joy you have given for so many years. We need your uplifting love and happiness now more than ever. One viewing if New York New York can keep anyone going for a week! Enjoy all you well deserved blessings.
Sandy Hudson
Liza, Billy's tribute and the falls have me three fabulous hours of love, laughs, joy, tears, and smiles...just like you've been doing for, well, I don't remember when your talent, wit, energy, passion, and humor captured my heart. The two times I've seen you in person (Cincinnati, Indianapolis) were unforgettably thrilling. Many best wishes for a terrific birthday, health, love and laughs.
Shari Lynn
Dearest Liza, thank you for living a public life of which you can be proud. You are humane, kind, generous, funny and your talent knows no bounds. You have influenced and inspired more singers/actors/dancers than you will ever know. You leave it all on the stage, giving every fiber of your being to the story of the song, the audience feels every word. Thank you for the musical /theatrical journeys. The world is a better place because of you. God bless you always.
Liza, I was a member of your fan club Limelight on Liza saw you perform many many times. The excitement when the lights would dim...orchestra would start playing... from the minute you stepped onstage from your first song to the last song ..Amazing! ....Simply the Best..Happy Birthday! ...Love, Cathy
April Feld sandor
Happy Birthday Liza. So much gratitude for the inspiration that is YOU! I am enthralled with your talent and every show I have ever seen of yours astounded and moved me. Just hope you know just how much you have made the world smile, dance, cry, tap their toes and feel elation. All good wishes of joy to you. April
Liz Coglianese
Happy Birthday you beautiful human being! The only thing bigger than your talent is your kindness. Thank you for sharing both of those with us so generously. You are so loved and so appreciated and have meant so much to me and so many others. I love and thank you for all the magic you brought into my life.
Cori Pevny
Liza, I absolutely adore you! You're an amazing performer, and I've loved getting to know you through your movies, YouTube videos, etc. I hope you had a wonderful birthday! Lots of love to you <3 <3 <3
Francesca Lazzari
HAPPY BIRTHDAY LIZA from Italy! you’re my idol and I love you so much!!!
Ela Can
Hello Miss Minelli, That date of the year is pretty special for theatre kids, you have caused world to become a lovely place, you have established a theatre culture and it is such an honor even having a chance to writing you a letter. We are so lucky to have you. Furthermore, I am so grateful that you are close friends with my whole-life-idol Miss Barbra Streisand. I appreciate that the two legends are that close to each other. Happy Birthday Miss Liza, love you with my whole heart Love, Ela
Melissa Thomas
An absolute inspiration to all, and one of the most genuine, ethereal, and talented icon in all of history. Happiest of Birthdays to the one and only Liza.
Doug Fowler
Happiest of birthdays to the incomparable Liza!! You have brought me so much joy over the years through your performances. Thank you for being an ally and an inspiration! ❤️
Phyllis Elsberry
Happy Birthday to my favorite all time entertainer...
Dear Liza, HAPPY BIRTHDAY X You have mesmerized me from the screen since being a young girl, you have brought me so much joy and I wholeheartedly thank you from the bottom of my heart. All the love, hugs and happiness wished, from this adoring Yorkshire ( in the UK ) girl. xXx
Happy Birthday LiZa I remember your 40th birthday on stage at the London Palladium and when you saw me in crowd at stage door, LiZa you reached in and asked me to escort you down an icy ramp and we almost slipped Now that would have been awkward LiZa, in the US Mail, this coming week - my birthday gift should reach you all the way from Australia. LiZa you are my song and I sing along with much love and adoration love Glenn and my now 21yo son Chris who thanks you for your signed 14th birthday picture with Judy that you sent to my son Chris on his 14th birthday Time is a mystery!
Susan Knipper
Wishing you the legendary birthday that you deserve! May you have happiness, health, fun, and love for years to come.
Paula Cole
Liza, You've given so much to so many over the years, on and off the stage. Your expressive voice, passionate storytelling and intuitive sense for moving people and making them feel - has been an inspiration and delight. My daughter and I are so glad to see this lovely tribute to you. Thank you, much happiness to you, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY, LIZA! Paula Cole and Meghan
I met you a few times. Once at the restaurant, BoBo’s on 42nd st. ( I was a waiter) and for a week we rehearsed different shows next to each other and smoked cigarettes n the fire escape and shared dog stories. I’ll never forget it. It was such a thrill to talk to one of my icons! I love you!!! Happy Birthday!!!
Tom Hubbard
Liza, happy 75th! My husband and I adore you, as did my mom and dad. Say Yes from Liza With a Z inspires our lives. Sending lots of love...Tom and Jesse
Sandee Levine
Wishing you all you are wishing for and more. May all the joy you have given to the world sprinkle on you forever and a day ..Much love
Dear Liza - I remember Carnegie Hall 1979 like it was last Tuesday - Gloria Swanson held court in the center box, Lee Liberace sat two rows behind me and out you came, mesmerizing every one of us that evening with a truly unforgettable performance. I had never heard of standing ovations throughout a concert - once in the middle of the song! You were spectacular that evening, and you have always delivered memorable and, for so many, life-altering performances. I’ve been so fortunate to have seen you as early as “The Act”, as recently as your Disney Hall concert a few years back, and so many outstanding performances in between. I was so privileged and fortunate to have had the opportunity to meet and speak with you a number of occasions, and I cherish those moments. You truly are a spectacular performer, we your audience are bowled over by your talent and generosity, and I hope you know how much you mean to us and how much we love you. I can’t even imagine how proud your parents would be of you and what you’ve accomplished. Happy Birthday Liza!
Robert Algeni
HBD Liza
Craig Harkness
Happy birthday, Liza. What a treat to see all this old footage of you in the birthday celebration! we love you! Much love
kila Packett
norman d bogert
happy birthday liza i have loved you since best foot forward the winter garden the act the rink the palace minnelli on minnelli love you much happy happy birthday
María Teresa Martínez
Thanks a lot for be who you are... For share your heart, your art, your amazing voice... You're a Masterpiece!! I saw you twice in Metropolitan Theater(1999) and Auditorio Nacional(2008)...and it was a dream comes true. Thanks for all these years... A lot of love from Mexico City!! Happy Birthday!!
Bill Benish
Happy Birthday LIZA! I’ve enjoyed seeing you at so many of your fantastic shows over the years. Thank you for sharing your artistry with us. You bring so much joy to so many people all over the world! ❤️
Bill Benish
Happy Birthday LIZA! I’ve enjoyed seeing you at so many of your fantastic shows over the years. Thank you for sharing your artistry with us. You bring so much joy to so many people all over the world! ❤️
Dack Quigley
Liza, you are the SINGLE MOST INFLUENTIAL person in my life. I think of you every day, in many ways. I wish you well everyday and I ESPECIALLY wish you a Happy Birthday today! My only other wish is that you could truly know the importance of your sharing yourself with the world. XOXO DACK
Tom Hubbard
Liza, happy 75th! My husband and I adore you, as did my mom and dad. Say Yes from Liza With a Z inspires our lives. Sending lots of love...Tom and Jesse
Sherri Moses
Happy birthday Liza! Thanks so much for all of your albums, movies, and live performances!
Jeremiah D
Continue to sparkle, Liza! Happy birthday!
Happy Birthday Liza! Thanks for sharing yourself, you are an inspiration!
Claire Lang
Happy birthday, fellow Fish!! As a teen, trying to figure out how to "be" in the world, you were such an emblem to me of how one could embrace one's vulnerability AND strength, and weave them into one. As an adult and astrologer, I now see them as precisely the paradox of Pisces ;) and its twelfth spot on the wheel, the place we go before we transform our human souls into something beyond ... so I thank you for holding that space open for me, while I grew up into someone who can now hold that space open for others. Wishing you much delight and serenity this coming year and all the rest :)
bob hoke
Love you Liza for just being you , the support too you give through your song and dance including LGBTQ audience. would love to meet you!
Happy happy birthday Legend! Xxx
Brittni Johansen
Happy Birthday Liza!! I hope you had the absolute best birthday yet! Here's to many, many more! Thank you for being YOU, and for being such a HUGE inspiration to myself and others. You are truly one of a kind and an absolute role model. Your talent and kindness is enormous, thank you for sharing that with all of us. Love you so very much, have an amazing many more years!
Lorna Liza
Happy Birthday Liza. Thank you for sharing your talent with the world. I adore you 💋
Yehuda Hyman
Dear Liza, Your talent, warmth, energy, electricity and just plain wowness have been a fire-stoking source of life and wonder for me for most of my life. Many blessings to you for giving all you've got to the world. Happy Birthday to you from a fan (and I almost never write fan letters). I love you.
Sherri Moses
Happy birthday Liza! Thanks so much for all of your albums, movies, and live performances!
Sherri Moses
Happy birthday Liza! Thanks so much for all of your albums, movies, and live performances!
Navar Watson
Liza, dear, we love you desperately. I have a page on Instagram (@westanlizaminnelli) with some 2,000 followers, all who adore you. It is a beautiful community of people, and we are so grateful for the impact you've had on our lives. You make the world brighter with your existence and your boundless generosity, kindness and good humor. Thank you for everything. Happy birthday.
Bill Benish
Happy Birthday LIZA! I’ve enjoyed seeing you at so many of your fantastic shows over the years. Thank you for sharing your artistry with us. You bring so much joy to so many people all over the world! ❤️
Joe Baker
Always loved Liza, had the honour of watching Liza in 2013 in London and it is an experience I will remember the rest of my life, left the concert totally shook.HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR LIZA MAY!
Joe Baker
Always loved Liza, had the honour of watching Liza in 2013 in London and it is an experience I will remember the rest of my life, left the concert totally shook.HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR LIZA MAY!
Marie Fristachi
Thank you for a lifetime of amazing performances Liza. I have seen hundreds of your performances and everyone is more enjoyable than the next. One of the top 10 highlights of my life was having dinner with you and Ben Vereen at Les Pyrenees Restaurant after his performance in Jellies Last Jam. Your opening line was “thank you so much for letting me join you- what a day I had it started with going to Bloomingdale’s and slipping on a button in the fitting room and falling down”. OMG - and it just got better from there for ffour hours. Happy Birthday Liza - you truly are a legend
Marie Fristachi
Thank you for a lifetime of amazing performances Liza. I have seen hundreds of your performances and everyone is more enjoyable than the next. One of the top 10 highlights of my life was having dinner with you and Ben Vereen at Les Pyrenees Restaurant after his performance in Jellies Last Jam. Your opening line was “thank you so much for letting me join you- what a day I had it started with going to Bloomingdale’s and slipping on a button in the fitting room and falling down”. OMG - and it just got better from there for ffour hours. Happy Birthday Liza - you truly are a legend
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