Elizabeth Taylor, British Jewish actress, was born on February 27, 1932 in London, England, United Kingdom.
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Name in English: Elizabeth Taylor
Full real name: Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor
Other names: Liz Taylor
Nickname: Hollywood’s pet cat
Nationality: Britain, United States
Religion: Christianity (1932-1959), Judaism (1959-2011)
Date of birth: February 27, 1932
Place of birth: London, England, United Kingdom
Date of death: March 23, 2011
Place of death: Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of death: heart failure
Age: 79 years, 00 months and 24 days (at death 2011)
Genre: Movies, Series, Plays
Years of activity: 1942-2003
Political party: Republican Party
Father: Frances Lynn Taylor
Mother: Sarah Southern
Brothers: Howard Taylor (Older Brother)
Biography, Life story
Elizabeth Taylor was born on February 27, 1932 in London, the capital of England, United Kingdom, to a wealthy family who immigrated to the United States immediately after the outbreak of World War II. Her father is a British art dealer, her mother is American, and she has dual British and American citizenship.
She started her artistic career in 1942 through the movie National Velvet at the age of 12, then she aroused everyone’s attention with her wonderful performance and femininity in the movie Sinita at the age of 15, and at the age of 19 she presented the movie A Place Under the Sun, but her real fame began. Through the movie Cleopatra, where she played the role of Cleopatra in it, and received one million dollars for it. She was nicknamed “Hollywood’s pet cat”.
She had a close relationship with the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, and defended him during his trial for child molestation.
She passed away on March 23, 2011 at the age of 79.
She has an active page to her name on Twitter.
Personal and emotional life
Despite her artistic success, Elizabeth Taylor has been on the covers of magazines and the news of international newspapers. She had eight marriages with seven men:
She married multi-millionaire Conrad Hilton, heir to the famous Hilton hotel chain, in 1950, and separated from him in 1951.
She then married British actor Michael Wilding in 1952, with whom she had two children, and separated from him in 1957.
Then she married American producer Mike Todd in 1957, and he died in a plane accident in 1958.
Then she married the famous Jewish singer Eddie Fisher, the husband of her close friend Debbie, in 1959, and separated from him in 1964.
Not long after her marriage to Fisher, she met the star Richard Burton, who co-starred with her in the movie Cleopatra, whom she married in 1964, divorced in 1974, returned and married him in 1975, and divorced again in 1976.
Then she married John Warner in 1976, and separated from him in 1982.
She then married Larry Fortensky in 1991, and divorced in 1996.
Awards and Honors
Elizabeth Taylor has received a range of awards and honors, including:
Academy Award for Best Actress for Butterfield 8 in 1960.
Academy Award for Best Actress for Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 1966.
Silver Bear Award for Best Actress in 1972.
Fellowship Award of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 1999.
Kennedy Cultural Center.
Jean Herslot Humanitarian Award.
Presidential Citizens Medal.
Commander of the Order of the British Empire.
Commander of Arts and Letters Medal.