in Los Angeles, California
on January 15, 1937
Margaret O'Brien's first big role was in the 1942 movie Journey For Margaret, at which time Angela O'Brien changed her professional name to Margaret O'Brien. She went on to appear in some 70 movies and TV shows, including some recent ones, and won an Academy Award for her performance along side Judy Garland in Meet Me in St. Louis. She is regarded as one of the greatest child stars of all time.