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Liz Taylor

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Liz Taylor's Biography

Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, DBE (born 27 February 1932 - died 23 March 2011), also known as Liz Taylor, was an English/American actress. A former child star, she grew to be known for her acting talent and beauty, as well as her Hollywood lifestyle, including many marriages. Taylor was considered one of the great actresses of Hollywood's golden age.

Elizabeth Taylor was well known and respected for her work outside of acting in raising the profile of AIDS with her charitable work. She was moved after the death of her good friend, the actor Rock Hudson, to help start the  American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR). She then went on to form her own AIDS charity, the Elizabeth Taylor Aids Foundation (ETAF). Taylor was awarded the Jean Herscholt Humanitarian Academy Award in 1992 for her work fighting AIDS.

She died of heart disease on the 23rd of March 2011 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Academy Awards

She was nominated for an Oscar five times and won two. She won the Oscar for best actress in 1961 for her role in BUtterfield 8 and again in 1967 for her role in the film Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.

Marriages

Taylor was married eight times to seven husbands:

  • Conrad "Nicky" Hilton (6 May 1950 – 29 January 1951) (divorced)
  • Michael Wilding (21 February 1952 – 26 January 1957) (divorced)
  • Michael Todd (2 February 1957 – 22 March 1958) (widowed)
  • Eddie Fisher (12 May 1959 – 6 March 1964) (divorced)
  • Richard Burton (15 March 1964 – 26 June 1974) (divorced)
  • Richard Burton (10 October 1975 – 29 July 1976) (divorced)
  • Note: between 1975 and 1976, Taylor was the "companion" to the Iranian ambassador to Washington, Ardeshir Zahedi. They were dubbed "the hottest couple", and both divorced their significant others during their relationship. Taylor even traveled with him to Tehran for a time. Shah Reza Pahlavi convinced Zahedi to end his relationship with Taylor.
  • John Warner (4 December 1976 – 7 November 1982) (divorced)
  • Larry Fortensky (6 October 1991 – 31 October 1996) (divorced)

      Source for marriage information: Wikipedia

More: Elizabeth Taylor's Biography at ImDB

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Liz Taylor News Stories

  • What is a banker doing as the new Minister of Fun?

      News Source: The Conversation | 10 days ago
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  • MISCELLANEOUS: "Coming Down Again: After the Age of Excess"

      News Source: Bookforum | 10 days ago
    Ellen Willis Ellen Willis, whose music writing recently received a much-deserved revival, was often drawn to the counterculture, progressive politics, and how the two overlapped...Willis often finds her stride in complexity, and here she intricately
  • Opera review: UM Frost’s ‘Jackie O’ is a wild, satisfying ride

      News Source: Miami Herald | 13 days ago
    UM Frost's Jackie O' is a wild, satisfying ride SouthFloridaClassicalReview.com Michael Daugherty's Jackie O is a postmodern synthesis of American popular culture and avant-garde modernism. The University of Miami Frost Opera Theater's production of

Liz Taylor Blogs

  • Elizabeth Taylor Set to Stay in Hospital

    Submitted By: INVIGILATOR | 3 years ago
    Elizabeth Taylor Set to Stay in Hospital Dame Elizabeth Taylor is set to stay in hospital for the next few days. The 78-year-old actress was admitted to Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai Medical Center last week for symptoms caused by congestive heart ...
  • Who's Got Your Back? | Geriatric Care Advice

      Blog Source: geriatriccareadvice.com | 10 days ago
    Liz Taylor - Aging Deliberately Adult children and spouses are called our “insurance policy” in old age because they'll step in and help when we become frail. Or will they? You may not have kids, your spouses might die before you, or you ...
  • Applying for a job? Make it a STAR Application. | Enterprise ...

      Blog Source: enterprise.shef.ac.uk | 13 days ago
    Liz Taylor. Twitter LinkedIn. I am the Enterprise Officer at USE and I am VERY passionate about enterprise! Most of my blogs will tell you about the up and coming events in Sheffield as well as some activities that can really test your enterprise&
  • Who's Got Your Back? | Geriatric Care Advice

      Blog Source: geriatriccareadvice.com | 13 days ago
    Liz Taylor - Aging Deliberately Adult children and spouses are called our “insurance policy” in old age because they'll step in and help when we become frail. Or will they? You may not have kids, your spouses might die before you, or you ...

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