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Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor


Famous as :


Birth Name :

Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor

Birth Date :

February 27, 1932

Birth Place :

Hampstead, London

Spouse :

Conrad Hilton Jr (1950 - 1951), Michael Wilding (1952 - 1957), Mike Todd (1957 - 1958), Eddie Fisher (1959 - 1964), Richard Burton (1964 - 1974, 1975 - 1976), John Warner (1976 - 1982), Larry Fortensky (1991 - 1996)

Claim to fame :

As Cleopatra in "Cleopatra" (1963)

Latest News

Colin Farrell Says He Wanted to Be Elizabeth Taylor's Eighth Husband

December 18, 2013 08:28:45 GMT

revealed that he had romantic relationship with the late . Stopping by "" on Monday, December 16, the "" star said that the relationship started after they met at Cedars Sinai Hospital.

Lindsay Lohan NOT Stealing Elizabeth Taylor's Bracelet

January 10, 2013 09:09:23 GMT

didn't steal 's bracelet. A source close to the troubled actress told Gossip Cop that recent report suggesting Lohan stole Taylor's jewelry on the set of "" was "absolutely not true."

Lindsay Lohan Compares Herself to Elizabeth Taylor: 'I've Never Been Drunk on Set, Ever'

November 26, 2012 03:13:57 GMT

revealed what made her feel confident to portray despite what critics said about her troubled personal life. Just in time for the release of "" on Lifetime Sunday, November 25, Lindsay took time to share about her dramatic life experiences that related her to the late screen legend.

Elizabeth Taylor Is Highest-Earning Dead Celebrity 2012

October 25, 2012 18:06:33 GMT

Turns out, is not the highest-earning dead celebrity this year according to Forbes. "Cleopatra" star and Jackson's close friend , who died of heart failure last March, has earned $210 million in the past 12 months, beating Jackson who earned $145 million this year.

New Photos of Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor on Lifetime's Biopic

August 31, 2012 01:45:04 GMT

Three new official photos from Lifetime's "" have been released, giving more looks at as one-half of the titular couple. In one picture, she sports big spectacles to hide from paparazzi who surround her car.

Disney's 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' Unleashes First Poster

July 05, 2012 06:31:12 GMT

Walt Disney Pictures has finally unveiled the first teaser poster for its upcoming movie "". The one-sheet teases a fantasy world where a hot air balloon is pictured braving the storm to reach a sparkling city far across a beautiful terrain.

Lindsay Lohan Channels Cleopatra for Elizabeth Taylor Biopic

July 05, 2012 05:10:51 GMT

Playing in Lifetime's "", recently had a chance to channel another famous female figure. The actress/singer was spotted dressing as Cleopatra, the iconic role that the late actress portrayed in a 1963 film where she co-starred then husband Richard Burton.

Marvel Unveils First Official Set Photo of 'Iron Man 3'

June 05, 2012 02:01:18 GMT

Marvel Studios has a special treat for Iron Man devoted fans. As "" recently kicked off its production in Wilmington, North Carolina, the studio uncovers a very first official behind-the-scene photo from the much awaited armored hero movie.

Lindsay Lohan Gets a Kiss in First Official Look as Elizabeth Taylor

June 05, 2012 01:39:05 GMT

Lifetime has released the first official picture from "", which just kicked off its principal photography Monday, June 4. It shows channeling her inner as she gets kissed in the neck by , who portrays Richard Burton.

First Look: Lindsay Lohan Goes Brunette for Elizabeth Taylor Biopic

June 02, 2012 04:20:22 GMT

has ditched her blonde hair in preparation for the filming of Lifetime's "". Channeling the late , the Kimmie Keegan of "" sported darker locks and arranged it in an updo style when she was spotted during the pre-production of the biopic.

Lindsay Lohan Confirms She'll Play Elizabeth Taylor in Lifetime's Movie

February 29, 2012 01:33:46 GMT

has confirmed the long-standing rumor that she is cast as in Lifetime's "". Speaking in an interview with , the 25-year-old singer/actress reveals that she'll start production for the TV movie soon.

Megan Fox Joins Lindsay Lohan in Shortlist for Elizabeth Taylor Biopic

January 17, 2012 04:41:37 GMT

It turns out is not the sole candidate to portray in "Elizabeth & Richard: A Love Story". Met at the Weinstein Company Golden Globes after-party, Larry Thompson who will executive produce the Lifetime biopic said that is also in the running for the lead role.

Lindsay Lohan In Talks to Portray Elizabeth Taylor in TV Movie

January 10, 2012 07:24:04 GMT

After losing the lead role in a Linda Lovelace biopic, could portray another iconic star in upcoming project. Reports say the 25-year-old actress is in talks to play in "Elizabeth & Richard: A Love Story".

Kim Kardashian Splurges on Elizabeth Taylor's Bracelets at Auction

December 15, 2011 02:07:30 GMT

turns out to be one of those involved in a bidding war for 's jewelry collection during an auction at Christie's in New York. The estranged wife of outbid others in securing the legendary actress' jade and diamond Lorraine Schwartz bracelets by shelling out a reported $65,000.

Elizabeth Taylor's Legendary Jewels Set New Record for Single Collection at Auction

December 14, 2011 08:12:23 GMT

is breaking one record after another with her world-renowned jewels. Christie's was auctioning off the late Hollywood legend's jewelry on Tuesday, December 13, and by the end of it, her collection has broken the record for a single-owner jewelry collection and set new ones for pearls, colorless diamonds and Indian jewels, Reuters reported.

Colin Farrell, Elton John Pay Tribute to Elizabeth Taylor at Private Memorial Service

October 17, 2011 09:07:15 GMT

It is almost seven months since died of congestive heart failure, but close friends and family are still keeping her memory alive. On Sunday, October 16, , and nearly 400 other guests gathered together at a private memorial held at the Steven J. Ross Theater on the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, California.

Five-Minute Teaser of 'Covert Affairs' Season 2: Annie and Ben Almost Killed

May 31, 2011 08:34:16 GMT

Ahead of its season 2 premiere on June 7, "" dropped a longer teaser. Clocking in around 5 minutes, the clip opens with 's Annie walking down the beach and taking a dip into the ocean before walking back to the U.S. Naval Hospital with Eion Bailey's Ben.

Angelina Jolie's Cleopatra Won't Be as Lovely as Elizabeth Taylor's

May 31, 2011 08:28:53 GMT

is insisting that her portrayal of Cleopatra will be different from 's in the 1963 film. Sitting down with The Telegraph recently, the Elise Ward of "" confessed that hers will never be as lovely as Elizabeth's since she aims to deliver a more accurate portrait of the ancient Egyptian queen.

Larry Fortensky Reveals Dame Elizabeth Taylor Marriage Struggles

April 24, 2011 22:02:00 GMT

The Hollywood legend, who died last month, met the building site labourer Larry Fortensky while they were both in rehab at the Betty Ford Clinic in California. They married in 1991 and spent five years as husband and wife before divorcing in 1996.

Dame Elizabeth Taylor's Final Husband Speaks Out

April 24, 2011 13:12:00 GMT

The Hollywood legend, who passed away last month, was married eight times - twice to Richard Burton - and her last husband was former construction worker Larry Fortensky, who she met in rehab at California's Betty Ford Clinic.

New 'Teen Wolf' Trailer Sees Werewolves Brawl

March 30, 2011 08:09:24 GMT

MTV has unleashed a new trailer for their new series "". Filled with more scenes highlighting the transformation, the teen romance and the problems that follow main character Scott after he gets bitten, the new trailer also sees a battle that ignites between the werewolf "brothers".

Colin Farrell Spills on Involvement in Elizabeth Taylor's Funeral

March 30, 2011 07:50:44 GMT

has indeed struck up an unlikely friendship with . The "" hunk was one of the few outsiders attending the screen legend's private funeral last Thursday, March 24, where he recited Gerard Manley Hopkin's poem "The Leaden Echo and the Golden Echo".

Elizabeth Taylor's Love Letters Will Be Auctioned Off

March 29, 2011 09:57:44 GMT

's teenage love letters to her first fiance are to be sold at auction in May. The Hollywood legend passed away on March 23 after losing her long battle with congestive heart disease. Now bosses at an auction house in New Hampshire are set to cash in on the star's colorful love life, they're putting more than 60 of the screen beauty's unpublished notes under the hammer, reports Access Hollywood.

Elizabeth Taylor Tried Out Hair Cutting Skills on Richard Burton

March 28, 2011 08:46:10 GMT

always longed for a career as a hairdresser and practiced her talents on her on/off husband Richard Burton, according to her own stylist. The Hollywood legend, who passed away last Wednesday, March 23, became a child star at the tender age of 12 with her role in 1944's "National Velvet".

Elizabeth Taylor Penned Goodbye Letter to Last Husband

March 28, 2011 07:41:06 GMT

Dame penned a loving "goodbye" letter to her last husband Larry Fortensky last year, according to his sister. The screen icon passed away on Wednesday, March 23 following years of ill health, and months before her demise, the "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" legend allegedly wrote to Fortensky - who she married in 1991 - to bid him farewell.

Elizabeth Taylor's Funeral Filled With Hugs and Tears, Goddaughter Recalls

March 28, 2011 02:00:52 GMT

's goddaughter has opened up about the movie legend's funeral, revealing the private ceremony was "very intimate and very quiet" and full of "hugs and lots of tears". The screen icon passed away on Wednesday, March 23, after losing her battle with congestive heart failure and she was laid to rest in Glendale, California a day later.

Elizabeth Taylor Takes James Dean's Dark Childhood to the Grave

March 26, 2011 05:48:52 GMT

Dame took one of 's most private confessions to the grave when she died on Wednesday, March 23 - he was molested by a minister when he was a child, according to revered journalist Kevin Sessums.

Video: Remembering Elizabeth Taylor's Support for Gay Rights

March 26, 2011 04:46:22 GMT

When passed away in the early hours of Wednesday, March 23, Hollywood isn't the only one left saddened by the news. The LGBT community also shares mutual feeling toward the lost of their loyal supporter considering that the actress who has been considered as gay icon wasn't afraid of being vocal about equal rights for all.

Elizabeth Taylor to Leave Fortune to AIDS Charities, Gay Manager Could Be Her Heir

March 26, 2011 03:24:07 GMT

has reportedly left the bulk of her $600 million fortune to AIDS charities. The Hollywood veteran passed away on Wednesday, March 23 after losing her long battle with congestive heart disease, sending the show business world into mourning.

Elizabeth Taylor Late to Her Own Funeral

March 25, 2011 02:44:20 GMT

was late to her own funeral, it has been uncovered. The two-time Academy Award winner was laid to rest at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California on Thursday, March 24, but the private Jewish ceremony got delayed for about 15 minutes after the announced start time at her request.

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