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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

Giant
Giant Leslie Benedict
(1956)
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Maggie Pollitt
(1958)
A Place in the Sun
A Place in the Sun Angela Vickers
(1951)

Filmography

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 2001 God, the Devil and Bob (TV Series)
Sarah
- God's Girlfriend (2001) ... Sarah (voice)
 2001 These Old Broads (TV Movie)
Beryl Mason
 1996 High Society (TV Series)
Elizabeth Taylor
- The Family Jewels (1996) ... Elizabeth Taylor (voice)
 1992-1993 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Elizabeth Taylor / Maggie Simpson
- 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)
 1988 Young Toscanini
Nadina
 1987 Poker Alice (TV Movie)
Alice Moffit
 1986 There Must Be a Pony (TV Movie)
Marguerite Sydney
 1985 North and South (TV Mini-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)
 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)
 1979 Winter Kills
Lola Comante (uncredited)
 1978 Return Engagement (TV Movie)
Dr. Emily Loomis
 1976 Victory at Entebbe (TV Movie)
Edra Vilnofsky
 1976 The Blue Bird
Mother / Witch / Light / ...
 1974 The Driver's Seat
Lise
 1973 Night Watch
Ellen Wheeler
 1973 Divorce His - Divorce Hers (TV Movie)
Jane Reynolds
 1972 Hammersmith Is Out
Jimmie Jean Jackson
 1970 The Only Game in Town
Fran Walker
 1969 Anne of the Thousand Days
Masked Courtesan (uncredited)
 1968 Secret Ceremony
Leonora
 1967 The Comedians
Martha Pineda
 1960 Scent of Mystery
The Woman of Mystery (uncredited)
 1952 Ivanhoe
Rebecca
 1952 Love Is Better Than Ever
Anastacia (Stacie) Macaboy
 1951 Quo Vadis
Christian Prisoner in Arena (uncredited)
 1950 The Big Hangover
Mary Belney
 1949 Little Women
Amy
 1948 Julia Misbehaves
Susan Packett
 1948 A Date with Judy
Carol Pringle
 1947 Cynthia
Cynthia Bishop
 1944 The White Cliffs of Dover
Betsy Kenney at Age 10 (uncredited)
 1943 Jane Eyre
Helen Burns (uncredited)
 1942 There's One Born Every Minute
Gloria Twine
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(2/3/47) Radio: Appeared in a "Lux Radio Theater" broadcast of "National Velvet". See more »

Publicity Listings:

13 Biographical Movies | 26 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 41 Articles | 30 Pictorials | 234 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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Personal Quote:

Richard came on the set and sort of sidled over to me and said: "Has anybody ever told you that you're a very pretty girl?" 'I thought, Oy gevalt, the great lover, the great wit, the great Welsh intellectual, and he comes out with a corny line like that! But then I noticed his hands were shaking as if he had Saturday night palsy. He had the worst hangover I'd ever seen. And he was obviously ... See more »

Trivia:

She had a great and loyal friendship with 1950s actor James Dean, who co-starred with her in Giant (1956). Dean suddenly died in a car accident in Cholame, California in the early fall of 1955, just before the filming of Giant was wrapping up production. It was reported that Taylor felt so distressed and devastated upon hearing the news of her good friend's tragic death that she had to be ... See more »

Trademark:

Dark hair, violet eyes and suntanned skin See more »

Nickname:

Liz See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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