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Flowerpot munchkin: 'Oz' actress Margaret Pellegrini has passed away

Flowerpot munchkin of Oz, Margaret Pellegrini, has passed away. Besides playing the flowerpot munchkin in the 'Wizard of Oz,' she also played Sleepy Head munchkin. 

Flowerpot Munchin: Oz actress Margaret Pellegrini has passed away
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Flowerpot munchkin Margaret Pellegrini, who also played Sleepy Head munchkin in the 1939 classic movie "The Wizard of Oz," has died. She was 89.

Pellegrini died Wednesday at a Phoenix-area hospital.


Her death was confirmed by Ted Bulthaup, who owns a Chicago theater where Pellegrini and other Munchkins have made special appearances. He says he learned of it from Pellegrini's relatives.

With her death, only two of the original 124 Munchkins in the movie are still alive.


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