February 27, 1932
March 23, 2011
U.S. - U.K.
5 ft 4 in | 162.5 cm
35-21-36 in | 89-53-91.5 cm
53 kg | 116 lbs
9.5 US | 41 EU
Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor was born in London, England, on February 27, 1932, was a British-American actress.
Young Elizabeth Taylor began her acting career with Universal Pictures, she signed contract in 1941.
She made her big screen debut in comedy movie There's One Born Every Minute (1942) in role as Gloria Twine, at the age of 10.
She got her television debut in CBS special Elizabeth Taylor in London (1963).
Elizabeth's breakthrough performance came as Velvet Brown in sports film National Velvet (1944), at the age of 12.
How tall was Elizabeth Taylor and what was her weight? Elizabeth Taylor's height was 5' 4" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 162.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight was 116 іn pоunds or 53 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Elizabeth Taylor body measurements was bust-waist-hip 35-21-36 in inches or 89-53-91.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size was 32C with cup size C.
She won the Academy Awards for Best Actress for her roles in movies:
BUtterfield 8 (1960) drama as Gloria Wandrous
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) comedy drama as Martha, also she won the BAFTA Award for Best British Actress
She was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Actress for her roles in films:
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) drama movie as Maggie "the Cat" Pollitt
Raintree County (1957) drama romance as Susanna Drake
She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as Catherine Holly in drama mystery film Suddenly, Last Summer (1959).
She was nominated for the BAFTA Film Award for Best British Actress for her role as Katherine Minola in romantic comedy movie The Taming of the Shrew (1967).
She won the David di Donatello Awards for Best Foreign Actress for her roles in movies:
Zee and Co. (1972) drama as Zee Blakeley
The Taming of the Shrew (1967) romantic comedy as Katherine Minola
She won the Silver Berlin Bear Award for Best Actress for her performance as Jimmie Jean Jackson in comedy drama film Hammersmith Is Out (1972).
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama for her role as Barbara Sawyer in drama movie Ash Wednesday (1973).
She won the Golden Globe Award for Special Achievement for her role as Leslie Lynnton Benedict in epic Western drama movie Giant (1956).
She was nominated for the Golden Laurel Award for Dramatic Performance, Female for her role as Laura Reynolds in romantic drama film The Sandpiper (1965).
She played Cleopatra in epic historical drama Cleopatra (1963), for which she was first actress to earn $1,000,000 for a movie role.
Father of the Bride (1950) comedy as Katherine "Kay" Banks
A Place in the Sun (1951) drama as Angela Vickers
The V.I.P.s (1963) drama as Frances Andros
Little Women (1949) drama romance as Amy
A Little Night Music (1977) musical comedy as Desiree Armfeldt
She played Madame Conti in ABC television miniseries North and South (1985).
She portrayed Helena Cassadine in ABC soap opera General Hospital (1981).
Attended Byron House Montessori School in North London and Hawthorne School in Beverly Hills.
Graduated from University High School in Hollywood (1950).
Had older brother, Howard.
Had English, French, Swiss-German, Dutch, Welsh, Scottish, Irish and Danish ancestry.
She signed seven-year contract with MGM in 1943.
Liz and Richard Burton appeared together in 11 films.
She appeared in over 1,000 magazine covers around the world.
One of her best friends was singer Michael Jackson.
She was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play and she won a Special Theatre World Award for her role as Regina in a play "The Little Foxes" (1981).
Received American Film Institute Life Achievement Award in 1993.
Was a close friend of Montgomery Clift.
She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 6336 Hollywood Boulevard in 1960.
Converted to Judaism in 1959.
Launched her own perfumes, Passion (1987) and White Diamonds (1991).
Was a good friend with actor James Dean.
Received the BAFTA Academy Fellowship in 1999.
Received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award in 1993.
Taylor died on March 23, 2011, Los Angeles, California, United States, at age of 79.
She was married to:
Mike Todd (1957-1958) they had daughter, Liza Todd
Michael Wilding (1952-1957) they had two sons, Michael Howard Wilding Jr. and Christopher Edward Wilding
Conrad Hilton Jr. (1950-1951)
Larry Fortensky (1991-1996)
John Warner (1976-1982)
Richard Burton (1964-1976) they had an adopted daughter, Maria Burton
Eddie Fisher (1959-1964)
She was engaged to William Pawley Jr. (1949) and Glenn Davis (1949).
She dated Colin Farrell (2009-2011), Jason Winters (2007-2011), Rod Steiger (1996-2002), George Hamilton (1987-1988), Victor Luna (1983-1986), Anthony Geary (1982-1984), David Bowie (1975-1977), Henry Wynberg (1974-1975), Kevin McClory (1955-1956), Pat DiCicco (1950-1951), Marshall Thompson (1948), Richard Long (1948) and Mickey Rooney (1946-1948).