- Is anyone from the cast of The Wizard of Oz still alive?
- Who died on set of Wizard of Oz?
- Is Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz still alive?
- What happened to Judy Garland Wizard of Oz?
- Were there any black Munchkins in The Wizard of Oz?
Maren left no immediate survivors. He was the last surviving member of The Wizard of Oz’s adult Munchkin cast, as well as the last surviving actor to have co-starred in a film starring the Marx Brothers.
But the film is plagued by 1 particularly egregious rumor But is there any truth to this long-standing — and especially dark — rumor? According to Snopes, The Wizard of Oz — for all its problematic production issues — did not see any deaths occur on the film’s set, on or off screen.
In 1950, MGM dropped her from her contract. In the 1960s, Judy Garland spent more time as a singer than an actress. She died in 1969 of an accidental overdose.
According to Vogue, Garland was the lowest paid actor in the film even though she was in almost every scene. A little more than a decade after she wrapped “The Wizard of Oz,” she was fired from MGM for good and was left with no movie contract at all.
Their voices were mostly dubbed over by professional actors for the movie. Most of the actors were adult little people but a few were average height children. All of them were part of a group called The Singer Midgets not because they sang, but because their manager’s name was Leo Singer, LA Times reported.