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Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Margaret O’Brien

Margaret O’Brien, 1946

Happy 84th birthday to American film, radio, television, and stage actress Margaret O’Brien who was born on this day, January 15, in 1937. a prolific career as a child actress in feature films for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer at the age of four, O’Brien became one of the most popular child stars in cinema history. In her later career, she appeared on television, on stage, and in supporting film roles.

“Arguably her most memorable role was in Meet Me in St. Louis (1944), opposite Judy Garland. As Tootie Smith, the feisty but fragile little sister of Judy Garland, she was a bright point, especially in her musical numbers with Garland and during a Halloween sequence in which she confronts a grouchy neighbor.” For her performance, she was awarded a special juvenile Oscar in 1944. Read more. (Wikipedia)