Who plays Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz?

Answer Judy Garland played the role of Dorothy Gale in "The Wizard of Oz", released in 1939. She was born as Frances Ethel Gumm, on June 10, 1922, and later changed her name to Judy Garland. Garland recei... Read More »

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How old is Dorothy in"The Wizard of Oz"?

In the 1900 children's novel "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," author L. Frank Baum never directly states the age of his heroine, Dorothy Gale. However, Oz scholar Eric Gjovaag has placed her age at 11... Read More »

How to Do a "Wizard of Oz" Dorothy Hairstyle?

When "The Wizard of Oz" premiered in 1939, Judy Garland and her quaint hairstyle and costume were instantly famous. She received a special Oscar statuette for "Best Performance by a Juvenile Actor.... Read More »

How to Dress Up As Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz?

If you'd like to capture Dorothy's look for cosplay, fancy dress or Halloween events, this article has some tips and suggestions to help you.

Who was the runner up to play Dorothy in"The Wizard of Oz"?

Before Judy Garland landed the role of Dorothy in "The Wizard of Oz," Shirley Temple auditioned for the part. Shirley Temple is most famously known for the song and dance “On the Good Ship Lollip... Read More »