He was the only surviving child of Vincent Minnelli, the conductor of the Minelli Brothers' Tent Theatre.
Minnelli is credited with inventing the crab dolly for movie cameras.
On his passing, he was interred in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California.
Vincente Minnelli Facts
|Birth Name||Lester Anthony Minnelli|
|Birthday||February 28, 1903|
|Birthplace||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
|Date of death||July 25, 1986 (age 83)|
|Awards||1959 Golden Globe Awards: Best Director - Motion Picture (for Gigi)|
|Father's Little Dividend|
|The Long, Long Trailer|
|Meet Me in St. Louis|
|An American In Paris|
|TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection: Best Picture Winners|
|Meet Me in St Louis|
|TCM Greatest Classic Legends: Gene Kelly|