Elizabeth Taylor SuperStar – MovieActors.com
Elizabeth Taylor - sexyA pretty child, Elizabeth Taylor grew up to be a sexy and voluptuous woman. Elizabeth Taylor was as famous for her many high profile marriages, and illnesses, as her movies. Her defining role would have to be as "Maggie" in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, opposite Paul Newman.
Notable films include: A PLACE IN THE SUN, NATIONAL VELVET, and GIANT. Elizabeth Taylor won two Best Actress Awards (BUTTERFIELD 8 and WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?)
Elizabeth Taylor was married to filmmaker Michael (AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS) Todd, who died in a plane crash.
Actor Richard Burton is said to have been the great love of her life, but they couldn't make marriage work though they tried it twice. Liz Taylor was described as the last of the great American stars, a description she more than lived up to.
Her most recent film is THE FLINTSTONES and a ABC television movie THESE OLD BROADS with Joan Collins, Shirley MacLaine, and Debbie Reynolds.
Elizabeth Taylor, 1960 Best Actress
BUTTERFIELD 8 (Drama)
Elizabeth Taylor won her first Best Actress award for playing the fast-living call-girl heroine who falls in love with a disillusioned married man.
Elizabeth Taylor, 1966 Best Actress
WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINA WOOLF? (Drama)
Elizabeth Taylor won her second Best Actress award for her portrayal of the foul-mouthed voluptuary who has an drunken all-night battle with her husband (Richard Burton).
ABOUT ELIZABETH TAYLOR (1932 - 2011)British-born leading lady who moved to Hollywood during World War 2. She began as a child actor and had her first memorable performance in NATIONAL VELVET when she was just 12.
Elizabeth Taylor's many husbands (over 8) include: Michael Todd (Producer) and Richard Burton (actor).
Elizabeth Taylor's other Best Actress Nominations were for:
RAINTREE COUNTY (57)
CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF (58)
SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER (59)
Taylor's other credits include:
THERE'S ONE BORN EVERY MINUTE
LASSIE COME HOME
THE WHITE CLIFFS OF DOVER
LIFE WITH FATHER
FATHER OF THE BRIDE
A PLACE IN THE SUN
THE LIGHT FANTASTIC
THE LAST TIME I SAW PARIS
SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
ZEE AND CO
THE BLUE BIRD
THE MIRROR CRACK'D
Elizabeth Taylor's television credits include:
DIVORCE HIS, DIVORCE HERS
VICTORY AT ENTEBBE
MALICE IN WONDERLAND
Elizabeth Taylor with Richard Burton in WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOFE? (1966)