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Lorna Luft

Birth Date: November 21, 1952 / Age: 61
Birth Place: Santa Monica, California

Biography: Lorna Luft is the daughter of celebrity couple Judy Garland and Sidney Luft. She is the sister of Joey Luft and the half-sister of Liza Minnelli. An entertainer in her own right, Luft has appeared on stage in Broadway, television and film since childhood.

She was born November 21, 1952 in Santa Monica, California. She toured with her mother and brother in a summer concert tour in 1967, culminating in a run at the Palace Theater in New York City. An album of the Palace show was recorded and released on the ABC Paramount label under the title "Judy Garland At Home at the Palace: Opening Night."

She is the author of the 1998 book "Me and My Shadows: Living with the Legacy of Judy Garland." She was the Co-Executive Producer of the February 2001 TV movie "Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows," based on the book, which won five Emmy Awards.

She made her Broadway debut in "Promises, Promises," and later starred in "Extremities" alongside Farrah Fawcett.

Notable films include: Where the Boys Are '84, Grease 2 and 54. She appears in a cameo in "I Could Go On Singing," her mother's final film.

She was a regular on the television program "Trapper John, M.D."

Her recordings include "Our Day Will Come" (Epic Records single), "Long Time" (European single), "Born Again" (European single), and "Where the Boys Are" (U.S. single). She appears on the soundtracks of Grease 2 and "Girl Crazy.". She released a single version of "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" in the U.K., which was an electronic duet with her mother. She was briefly a backup singer for the band Blondie, and appears on the Blondie CD "Eat to the Beat."

Luft currently tours in a multi-media production called "Songs My Mother Taught Me," performing many songs made famous by Garland. She lives in Beverly Hills with her husband, musician Colin R. Freeman, and her children Jesse and Vanessa.

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Trapper John M.D. (1979) ... Nurse Libby Kegler (1985-1986)




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