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Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor(actress, born February 27, 1932, in London, England; died March 23, 2011 in Los Angeles, United States) More than anyone else I can think of, Elizabeth Taylor represents the complete movie phenomenon—what movies are as an art and an industry, and what they have meant to those of us who have grown up watching them in the dark," wrote the venerable film critic Vincent Canby in The New York Times. One of Hollywood's most indelible icons, Taylor has been in the public eye for six decades. Today, she is indefatigable humanitarian who is credited with raising more than $100 million in the crusade against AIDS. But first and foremost she is a thrilling film actress, the last brilliant star to emerge from the great Hollywood studio system, the heart of nearly 60 motion pictures, the muse of some of the movies' most revered film directors, including Joseph L. Mankiewicz, George Stevens, John Huston, George Cukor, Vincente Minnelli, Richard Brooks, Franco Zefferelli, and Mike Nichols, and the screen's finest interpreter of the works of two giants of the American theater—Tennessee Williams and Edward Albee.

Video and Audio

Elizabeth Taylor in "Giant"

Classic american cinema featuring Elizabeth Taylor and James Dean in his last role

Elizabeth Taylor in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"

The 60s most famous couple on screen and off go 15 rounds in under a minute...