British actress, Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

British-born leading lady with a well-publicised private life

Mini Biography

Taylor was evacuated to Hollywood during World War II and began as a child star. Scored nine husbands including actor Michael Wilding (1952-57), producer Mike Todd (1957-58), singer Eddie Fisher (1959-64) and actor Richard Burton (1964-74 and 1975-76). She was made a dame in the New Year’s Honours of 1999.

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A Place in the Sun (1951)
Angela Vickers
Beau Brummell (1954)
Lady Patricia Belham
Raintree County (1957)
Susanna Drake Shawnessy
Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)
Catherine Holly
Cleopatra (1963)
Cleopatra
The Taming of the Shrew (1967)
Katharina
The Mirror Crack’d (1980)
Marina Rudd
The Flintstones (1994)
Pearl Slaghoople
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Personal Details

Died
British actor Michael Wilding wears a jacket and tie
Husband  m. 1952–1957 (divorced)

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