She gave an unforgettable performance as Glinda, the nice Witch, within the 1939 film, The Wizard of Oz. She hosted her chat show, AWARE OF Billie Burke, from 1951 to 1952. She was created Mary William Ethelbert Appleton Burke and continued to tour with her dad, who worked being a circus clown. She performed Emily Kilbourne in Merrily We Live. She acquired one little girl and four grandchildren. She was wedded to Broadway manufacturer Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. from 1914 to 1932. She made an appearance in the traditional musical film, Wizard of Oz, with Judy Garland.