BirthdayFebruary 27, 1932

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Elizabeth Taylor

    Full name: Elizabeth Taylor
    Also known as: Taylor, Elizabeth, Elizabeth Taylor, Dame Elizabeth Taylor
    Professions: Actress, Soundtrack, Producer
    Religion: Christian Science Judaism
    Work: Awards for Elizabeth Taylor
    Occupation: Actress, social activist

  2. Elizabeth Taylor Measurements

    Height: 5' 2" (1.57 m)

  3. Elizabeth Taylor Known for

    Giant (1956), Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), A Place in the Sun (1951)

  4. Elizabeth Taylor Death information

    Died: Wednesday, 23rd of March, 2011 (Age: 79)

  5. Elizabeth Taylor Biography

    Dame Elizabeth Rosemond "Liz" Taylor, DBE (February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011) was a British-American actress. From her early years as a child star with MGM, she became one of the great screen actresses of Hollywood's Golden Age. As one of the world's most famous film stars, Taylor was recognized for her acting ability and for her glamorous lifestyle, beauty, and distinctive dark blue eyes, often described as violet.National Velvet (1944) was Taylor's first success, and she starred in Father of the Bride (1950), A Place in the Sun (1951), Giant (1956), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), and Suddenly, Last Summer (1959). She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for BUtterfield 8 (1960), played the title role in Cleopatra (1963), and married her costar Richard Burton. They appeared together in 11 films, including Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), for which Taylor won a second Academy Award. From the mid-1970s, she appeared less frequently in film, and made occasional appearances in television and theatre.Her much-publicized personal life included eight marriages and several life-threatening illnesses. From the mid-1980s, Taylor championed HIV and AIDS programs; she co-founded the American Foundation for AIDS Research in 1985, and the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation in 1993. She received the Presidential Citizens Medal, the Legion of Honour, the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award and a Life Achievement Award from the American Film Institute, who named her seventh on their list of the "Greatest American Screen Legends". Taylor died of congestive heart failure in March 2011 at the age of 79, having suffered many years of ill health.

  6. Elizabeth Taylor Family

    Spouse: Michael Wilding (actor)
    Childrens: Michael Howard WildingChristopher Edward WildingElizabeth Frances "Liza" Todd BurtonMaria Burton
    Parents: Francis Lenn TaylorSara Sothern, Francis Lenn Taylor Sara Sothern

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