How old was Betty Ann when she was a Munchkin?

How old was Betty Ann when she was a Munchkin?

Betty Ann was just eight years old when she was part of the cast as a Munchkin when the film debuted in 1939. (KENT PORTER/ PD) A childhood role in a treasured film classic during the Golden Age of Hollywood didn’t define Betty Ann Bruno’s life, but being a Munchkin in “The Wizard of Oz” has been a joyful claim to fame.

Who was the last Munchkin in the Wizard of Oz?

The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. LOS ANGELES — Jerry Maren, the last surviving munchkin from the classic 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz" and the one who famously welcomed Dorothy to Munchkin Land, has died at age 99.

Are there still Munchkins out there?

The last of the Lollipop Guild might have fallen this week with the death of ‘ Wizard of Oz ’ star Jerry Maren — but there are still living Munchkins out there … ’cause we talked to one.

Do the Munchkins still get fan letters?

In 1996, Bruno and the rest of kid munchkins finally got a bit of love thanks to Stephen Cox’s behind-the-scenes book “The Munchkins of Oz.” Now, after all these years, Bruno says she still receives about two fan letters a week.