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Elizabeth Taylor (I) (1932–2011)


Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor was considered one of the last, if not the last, major star to have come out of the old Hollywood studio system. She was known internationally for her beauty, especially for her violet eyes, with which she captured audiences early on in her youth and kept the world hooked on with since. Taylor was born on February 27, 1932... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 36 wins & 31 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Maggie Pollitt
(1958)
Suddenly, Last Summer
Suddenly, Last Summer Catherine Holly
(1959)
The Taming of the Shrew
(1967)

Filmography

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 2002 Elton John: Original Sin (Video short)
Mother Doris
 2001 These Old Broads (TV Movie)
Beryl Mason
 2000 God, the Devil and Bob (TV Series)
Sarah
- God's Girlfriend (2000) ... Sarah (voice)
 1996 Can't Hurry Love (TV Series)
Elizabeth Taylor
- The Elizabeth Taylor Episode (1996) ... Elizabeth Taylor
 1996 High Society (TV Series)
Elizabeth Taylor
- The Family Jewels (1996) ... Elizabeth Taylor (voice)
 1996 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Elizabeth Taylor
- Trick or Retreat (1996) ... Elizabeth Taylor
 1996 The Nanny (TV Series)
Elizabeth Taylor
- Where's the Pearls? (1996) ... Elizabeth Taylor
 1994 The Flintstones
Pearl Slaghoople
 1992-1993 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Elizabeth Taylor / Maggie Simpson
- Krusty Gets Kancelled (1993) ... Elizabeth Taylor (voice)
- Lisa's First Word (1992) ... Maggie Simpson (voice)
 1992 Captain Planet and the Planeteers (TV Series)
Mrs. Andrews
- A Formula for Hate (1992) ... Mrs. Andrews (voice)
 1989 Sweet Bird of Youth (TV Movie)
Princess Kosmonopolis
 1988 Il giovane Toscanini
Nadina
 1987 Poker Alice (TV Movie)
Alice Moffit
 1986 There Must Be a Pony (TV Movie)
Marguerite Sydney
 1985 North and South (TV Series)
Madam Conti
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... Madam Conti (credit only)
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Madam Conti
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Madam Conti (credit only)
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Madam Conti (credit only)
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Madam Conti (credit only)
 1985 Malice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
Louella Parsons
 1984 Hotel (TV Series)
Katherine Cole
- Intimate Strangers (1984) ... Katherine Cole
 1983 Between Friends (TV Movie)
Deborah Shapiro
 1983 All My Children (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3444 (1983)
 1981 General Hospital (TV Series)
Helena Cassadine
- Episode dated 19 November 1981 (1981) ... Helena Cassadine
- Episode dated 17 November 1981 (1981) ... Helena Cassadine
- Episode dated 16 November 1981 (1981) ... Helena Cassadine
 1980 The Mirror Crack'd
Marina Rudd
 1979 Winter Kills
Lola Comante (uncredited)
 1978 Return Engagement (TV Movie)
Dr. Emily Loomis
 1977 A Little Night Music
Desiree Armfeldt
 1976 Victory at Entebbe (TV Movie)
Edra Vilnofsky
 1976 The Blue Bird
Mother / Witch / Light / ...
 1974 The Driver's Seat
Lise
 1973 Ash Wednesday
Barbara Sawyer
 1973 Night Watch
Ellen Wheeler
 1973 Divorce His - Divorce Hers (TV Movie)
Jane Reynolds
 1972 Hammersmith Is Out
Jimmie Jean Jackson
 1972 Under Milk Wood
Rosie Probert
 1972 X, Y and Zee
Zee Blakeley
 1970 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Elizabeth Taylor
- Lucy Meets the Burtons (1970) ... Elizabeth Taylor
 1970 The Only Game in Town
Fran Walker
 1969 Anne of the Thousand Days
Masked Courtesan (uncredited)
 1968 Secret Ceremony
Leonora
 1968 Boom!
Flora 'Sissy' Goforth
 1967 The Comedians
Martha Pineda
 1967 Reflections in a Golden Eye
Leonora Penderton
 1967 Doctor Faustus
Helen
 1967 The Taming of the Shrew
Katharina
 1965 The Sandpiper
Laura Reynolds
 1964 Becket
Village Extra with Blonde Wig (uncredited)
 1963 The V.I.P.s
Frances Andros
 1963 Cleopatra
Cleopatra
 1960 BUtterfield 8
Gloria Wandrous
 1960 Scent of Mystery
The Woman of Mystery (uncredited)
 1959 Suddenly, Last Summer
Catherine Holly
 1958 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Maggie Pollitt
 1957 Raintree County
Susanna Drake Shawnessy
 1956 Giant
Leslie Benedict
 1954 The Last Time I Saw Paris
Helen Ellswirth
 1954 Beau Brummell
Lady Patricia
 1954 Elephant Walk
Ruth Wiley
 1954 Rhapsody
Louise Durant
 1953 The Girl Who Had Everything
Jean Latimer
 1952 Ivanhoe
Rebecca
 1952 Love Is Better Than Ever
Anastacia (Stacie) Macaboy
 1951 Callaway Went Thataway
Elizabeth Taylor (uncredited)
 1951 Quo Vadis
Christian Prisoner in Arena (uncredited)
 1951 A Place in the Sun
Angela Vickers
 1951 Father's Little Dividend
Kay Dunstan
 1950 The Big Hangover
Mary Belney
 1950 Father of the Bride
Kay Banks
 1949 Conspirator
Melinda Greyton
 1949 Little Women
Amy
 1948 Julia Misbehaves
Susan Packett
 1948 A Date with Judy
Carol Pringle
 1947 Cynthia
Cynthia Bishop
 1947 Life with Father
Mary Skinner
 1946 Courage of Lassie
Kathie Merrick
 1944 National Velvet
Velvet Brown
 1944 The White Cliffs of Dover
Betsy Kenney at Age 10 (uncredited)
 1943 Jane Eyre
Helen Burns (uncredited)
 1943 Lassie Come Home
Priscilla
 1942 There's One Born Every Minute
Gloria Twine
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial: Passion perfume. See more »

Publicity Listings:

13 Biographical Movies | 27 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 43 Articles | 30 Pictorials | 235 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dame Elizabeth Taylor | Liz Taylor

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on her conversion to Judaism] It had absolutely nothing to do with my past marriage to Mike [Todd] or my upcoming marriage to Eddie Fisher, both of whom were Jewish. It was something I had wanted to do for a long time. See more »

Trivia:

Nominated for the 1981 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for "The Little Foxes" as well as winning a Special Theatre World Award for the same. See more »

Trademark:

Her multiple marriages and divorces, with only one marriage ending in widowhood. See more »

Nickname:

La Liz See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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