February 27, 1932
March 23, 2011
U.S. - U.K.
5 ft 2 in | 157.5 cm tall
35-21-36 in | 89-53-91 cm
53 kg | 116 pounds
9.5 US | 41 EU
Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor was born in London, England, U.K., on February 27, 1932, was a British-American actress.
Young Elizabeth Taylor began her acting career with Universal Pictures, she signed contract in 1941.
She signed seven-year contract with MGM in 1943.
She made her big screen debut in comedy movie There's One Born Every Minute (1942) in role as Gloria Twine, at the age of 10.
Her breakthrough performance came as Velvet Brown in sports film National Velvet (1944), at the age of 12.
She won two Academy Awards for Best Actress for her roles in movies:
BUtterfield 8 (1960) drama in role as Gloria Wandrous
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) comedy drama in role as Martha
She was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Actress for her roles in films:
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) drama movie in role as Maggie "the Cat" Pollitt
Raintree County (1957) drama romance in role as Susanna Drake
She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress and she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as Catherine Holly in drama mystery film Suddenly, Last Summer (1959).
Cleopatra (1963) epic historical drama opposite Richard Burton
Father of the Bride (1950) comedy with Spencer Tracy
A Place in the Sun (1951) drama opposite Montgomery Clift
Giant (1956) epic Western drama with James Dean and Rock Hudson
The V.I.P.s (1963) drama with Richard Burton
Little Women (1949) drama romance in role as Amy
A Little Night Music (1977) musical comedy in role as Desiree Armfeldt
The Taming of the Shrew (1967) romantic comedy opposite Richard Burton
She played Madame Conti in television miniseries North and South (1985).
She portrayed Helena Cassadine in soap opera General Hospital (1981).
Graduated from University High School in 1950.
Had a older brother, Howard.
She was first actress to earn $1,000,000 for a movie role in Cleopatra (1963).
Liz and Richard Burton appeared together in 11 films.
She appeared in over 1,000 magazine covers around the world.
One of her best friends was singer Michael Jackson.
She was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play and she won a Special Theatre World Award for her role as Regina in a play "The Little Foxes" (1981).
Received American Film Institute Life Achievement Award in 1993.
Was a close friend of Montgomery Clift.
Has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6336 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
Converted to Judaism in 1959.
Had four children.
Launched her own perfumes, Passion (1987) and White Diamonds (1991).
Was a good friend with actor James Dean.
Taylor died on March 23, 2011, Los Angeles, California, United States, at age of 79.
She was engaged to William Pawley Jr. (1949) and Glenn Davis (1949).
She was married to:
Mike Todd (1957-1958)
Michael Wilding (1952-1957)
Conrad Hilton Jr. (1950-1951)
Larry Fortensky (1991-1996)
John Warner (1976-1982)
Richard Burton (1964-1976)
Eddie Fisher (1959-1964)