Billie Burke bio

Birth Name: Mary William Ethelbert Appleton Burke

Occupation: Movie Actress

Place Of Birth: Washington, DC

Date Of Birth: August 7, 1884

Date Of Death: May 14, 1970

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Billie Burke was born on the 7th of August, 1884. She was popular for being a Movie Actress. She gave an unforgettable performance as Glinda, the Good Witch, in the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz. She hosted her talk show, At Home With Billie Burke, from 1951 to 1952.

Billie Burke was born in Washington, DC. She was born Mary William Ethelbert Appleton Burke and went on to tour with her father, who worked as a circus clown. She played Emily Kilbourne in Merrily We Live.

Billie Burke was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Billie Burke was born in 1880s.

Mary William Ethelbert Appleton Burke is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Billie’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Billie Burke’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Billie Burke’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Billie Burke kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Billie Burke was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Mary William Ethelbert Appleton Burke
NICKNAME: Billie Burke, Mary William Ethelbert Appleton Burke, Mary Burke, Mary Ziegfeld, Mrs. Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., Billie Burke Ziegfeld
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Billie Burke was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Billie Burke was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Billie Burke had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Billie Burke’s birth sign is Leo and she had a ruling planet of Sun.

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