Sunday, 14 October 2012

Tribute To Elizabeth Taylor

Place Of Birth: London, England

Made her film debut in There's One Born Every Minute (1942).

She converted to Judaism in 1959.

First movie star to be paid a million dollars for a single film (Cleopatra - 1963).

She was married 8 times (Twice to Richard Burton).

She won two Academy Awards for best actress: BUtterfield 8 (1960) and Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? (1966).

She was also nominated for Raintree County (1957) and Cat On A Hot Tin Roof (1958)

She made 11 films with Richard Burton: Cleopatra (1963), the V.I.P's (1963), The Sandpiper (1965), Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? (1966), The Taming Of The Shrew (1967), Doctor Faustus (1967), The Comedians (1967), Boom (1968), Under The Milk Wood (1972), Hammersmith Is Out (1972) and Divorce His - Divorce Hers (1973).

Appeared on the Simpsons as the voice of Maggie.

Made a Dame by Queen Elizabeth in 1999.

Godmother of Michael Jackson's kids Prince and Paris.

Her favourite movie she made was Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

Quote: "If someone's dumb enough to offer me a million dollars to make a picture, I'm certainly not dumb enough to turn it down."

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