Liza Minnelli is an American actress and stage performer of illustrious lineage. Her Mother Judy Garland was one of the most famous actresses of the twentieth century and her father Vincente Minnelli was a well-known film director. She went on to become immensely popular in stage performances, television sitcoms, musicals and films. She was practically raised at MGM studios while her parents worked long hours there. Her first recognition came from play ‘Best Foot Forward’, in which she acted. Soon, her mother gave her an opportunity in her show at the London Palladium which was a roaring success and the show was sold out immediately. Her performance in London was a huge turning point in both her career and her relationship with her mother. Over the recent years, she has leaned more towards stage performances and musical albums. She has had to deal with tabloid stories of drug abuse and ill-health and has had a number of high profile stays at drug-rehabilitation clinics. She is among the few performers who have won an Emmy, Grammy, Tony Award and Academy Award. Minnelli success and her continued performance till this age is a proof of her artistic gift and her versatility in different forms of entertainment. She is still recognised as one the most energetic and versatile performers in America.