Elizabeth Taylor

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor
  • Birth Place: Hampstead, London, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/27/1932, Pisces
  • Date of Death: 03/23/2011
  • Profession: Actor
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Elizabeth Taylor Fast Facts:
  • Was born in England to American parents and lived there until age 7.
  • Made her film debut at 10 in There's One Born Every Minute, which also featured Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer.
  • Converted to Judaism when she was 27. 
  • Was the first movie star to receive a then-record salary of $1 million, for 1963's Cleopatra.
  • Made her Broadway debut in a 1981 revival of The Little Foxes.
  • Recipient of several awards for her HIV/AIDS charity work and other causes.
  • Was made a Dame by Queen Elizabeth II on New Year's Eve, 1999.
  • Final theatrical film role was as Pearl Slaghoople in 1994's The Flintstones.
  • Elizabeth Taylor Relationships:
  • Christopher Edward Wilding - Son
  • John Warner - Ex-husband
  • Maria Burton Carson - Daughter
  • Elizabeth Frances Todd Tivey - Daughter
  • Richard Burton - Ex-husband
  • Michael Todd - Husband (deceased)
  • Francis Taylor - Father
  • Conrad Nicholson Hilton Jr. - Ex-husband
  • Howard Taylor - Brother
  • Sara Taylor - Mother
  • Michael Wilding - Ex-husband
  • Eddie Fisher - Ex-husband
  • Larry Fortensky - Ex-husband
  • Michael Howard Wilding Jr. - Son
  • Elizabeth Taylor Awards:
  • 1985 Golden Globe: Cecil B. DeMille Award - Winner
  • 1961 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1974 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1959 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1981 Tony: Actress (Play) - Nominee
  • 1958 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Foreign Actress - Nominee
  • 1966 BAFTA Film Awards: Best British Actress - Winner
  • 1967 BAFTA Film Awards: Best British Actress - Nominee
  • 1960 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 1957 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1997 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Life Achievement Award - Winner
  • 1974 Golden Globe: Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites) - Winner
  • 1966 Golden Globe: Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites) - Winner
  • 1958 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1960 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Winner
  • 1969 Golden Globe: Henrietta Award (World Film Favorites) - Winner
  • 1967 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1966 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 1957 Golden Globe: Special Achievement - Winner
  • 1992 Oscar: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award - Winner

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