Liza Minnelli is an American actress and singer. She had her career beginnings in the 1960s, first performing on stage. She ventured into movies shortly after, making her first notable role in 1969’s The Sterile Cuckoo. Her performance here earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. She ultimately won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Sally Bowles in the 1972 movie Cabaret. That same year, she starred in the TV special Liza with a “Z”: A Concert for Television. During the 1980s, she played Linda Marolla in Arthur and in its sequel Arthur 2: On the Rocks. More recently, she’s best known for her role as Lucille Austero in the television series Arrested Development.