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Emmy-Winning Reporter and Wizard of Oz Munchkin, Betty Ann Bruno, Passes Away at 91

  • Betty Ann Bruno, a former Wizard of Oz Munchkin and Emmy-winning reporter, has passed away at 91
  • Bruno performed as a Munchkin in the iconic 1939 film and later became a successful news reporter
  • She received multiple awards throughout her career, including an Emmy for her investigative journalism work

Betty Ann Bruno, who was one of the last surviving Munchkins from the classic 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, and an Emmy-winning reporter, has died at the age of 91. Having performed in the iconic movie as a Munchkin, Bruno went on to become a successful news reporter, collecting various awards throughout her prestigious career.

In The Wizard of Oz, Bruno was one of the 124 actors portraying the Munchkins of the Lollipop Guild. Her role in the beloved film won her a spot in Hollywood history, but she didn’t stop there. After her time on the silver screen, Bruno paved her way into the world of journalism as an investigative reporter, ultimately winning an Emmy award for her work. She continued to receive accolades and recognition for her hard-hitting journalism throughout her extensive career.