“How strange when an illusion dies. It’s as though you’ve lost a child.” -—Judy Garland Born Frances Ethel Gumm June 10, 1922 Grand Rapids, Minnesota, U.S. Died June 22, 1969 (aged 47) Chelsea, London, England, UK Cause of death Suicide - Barbiturate overdose
Judy Garland was found dead in the bathroom of her rented house in Chelsea, London on June 22, 1969 by her then newly wed husband Mickey Deans. She was 47 years old and had a career that spanned 45 of those 47 years. Her cause of death was established as being "an incautious self-overdosage" of barbiturates (what all the cool kids were doing back then).