Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

British and American actress (1932–2011)
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Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor DBE (February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011) was an English-American actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian. She began her career as a child actress in the early 1940s, and was one of the most popular stars of classical Hollywood cinema in the 1950s. She continued her career successfully into the 1960s and remained a well-known public figure for the rest of her life. In 1999, the American Film Institute named her the seventh-greatest female screen legend of all time.

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Elizabeth Taylor was born on Saturday, 27 February 1932 in Hampstead, London, England, UK. Her full name at birth was Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor. She was best known as an actress. Taylor's country of citizenship (nationality) was American. She died on Wednesday, 23 March 2011 in Los Angeles, California, USA at the age of 79. She is buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California, US. Elizabeth attended high school at University High School, Los Angeles, CA. Her religion is listed as Jewish. She was 5' 3" (160 cm) tall and weighed 142 lbs (64 kg) with a voluptuous build. She had other eyes and black hair (color). Her zodiac star sign was Pisces.

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Full name at birth
Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor
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Claim to fame
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Date of birth
27 February 1932
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Place of birth
Hampstead, London, England, UK
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Date of death
23 March 2011
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Age
79 (age at death)
Place of death
Los Angeles, California, USA
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Cause of death
Congestive Heart Failure
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Resting place
Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California, US
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Occupation
Actress, Model, Producer
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Height
5' 3" (160 cm)
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Weight
142 lbs (64 kg)
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Distinctive feature
  • Violet Eyes
  • Buxom Figure
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Shoe size
8
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Pets
  • Daisy (dog)
  • Tailspin (Kitten - 1952)
  • Cassius (Cat)
  • Teeny (French Poodle - Dog 1947)
  • Sugar (Maltese Dog ca.2004)
  • Amy (Cocker Spaniel ca.1940's)
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High school
University High School, Los Angeles, CA
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No one has to raise a finger. When the time comes, I'll do everything. And I mean everything.
  • Organized "A Commitment to Life", a celebrity event to benefit AIDS research after her Giant (1956) co-star Rock Hudson became ill in 1985. The event featured former First Lady Betty Ford, Burt Lancaster, Shirley MacLaine, Sammy Davis Jr., and Burt Reynolds. More than $1.3 million was raised.
  • Mother-in-law of Brooke Palance.
  • Mother of Christopher Edward Wilding and Michael Wilding Jr.
  • Mentioned in Walter Kirn`s novel "Thumbsucker".
  • Measurements: 36C-21-36 (for the majority of her film career), (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)

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