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Elizabeth Taylor

Producer, Performer
( b. Feb 27, 1932 London, ENGLAND - d. Mar 23, 2011 Los Angeles, California, USA ) Female
Also known as: Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor [Birthname]
Relations: Daughter of Sara Sothern
Step-mother of Kate Burton (1964 - 1974 and 1975 - 1976)
Wife of Larry Fortensky (1991 - 1996) divorced
Wife of John Warner (December 4, 1976 - November 7, 1982) divorced
Wife of Conrad Hilton, Jr. (May 6, 1950 - February 1, 1951) divorced
Wife of Michael Todd (February 2, 1957 - March 22, 1958) his death
Wife of Richard Burton (March 15, 1964 - June 26, 1974) divorced; (remarried October 10, 1975 - August 1, 1976) divorced
Wife of Eddie Fisher (May 12, 1959 - March 6, 1964) divorced
Wife of Michael Wilding (February 21, 1952 - January 30, 1957) divorced
See Also: Elizabeth Theatre Group (Elizabeth Taylor and Zev Bufman; Producers)

Biography: Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor was born on February 27, 1932 in Hampstead Garden Suburb, London to art dealer Francis Lenn Taylor and retired stage actress Sara Sothern. Her first film, "There's One Born Every Minute," was released when she was ten years old. She married Conrad N. Hilton Jr., then British actor Michael Wilding, then Mike Todd, then Eddie Fisher, then actor Richard Burton, then John Warner, then Larry Fortensky. She had four children and nine grandchildren.

Film/TV Credits: Her extensive film and television credits include: "North and South," "A Little Night Music," "Ash Wednesday," "Under Milk Wood," "X, Y and Zee," "Boom!," "Reflections in a Golden Eye," "Doctor Faustus," "The Taming of the Shrew," "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf", "The Sandpiper," "Cleopatra," "The V.I.P.s," "Butterfield 8," "Suddenly, Last Summer," "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," "Raintree County," "Giant," "The Last Time I Saw Paris," "Beau Brummell," "Elephant Walk, " "Rhapsody," "The Girl Who Had Everything," "Ivanhoe," "A Place in the Sun," "Father's Little Dividend," "Father of the Bride," "Conspirator," "Little Women," "Life with Father," "Courage of Lassie," "National Velvet," "Lassie Come Home," and "There's One Born Every Minute."

Other Awards: Oscars: Best Actress in a Leading Role for "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf"" and Best Actress in a Leading Role for "Butterfield 8." She received the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award in 1993. She was honored at the 2002 John F. Kennedy Center Honors.

She was made a Dame by Queen Elizabeth II on New Year's Eve, 1999.
She raised more than $270 million for HIV/AIDS relief and co-founded the National AIDS Research Foundation, becoming one of the first celebrities to participate in such activism for the cause.
The marquees of Broadway theaters were dimmed in her honor on March 25, 2011.

ProductionsDate of Productions
The Corn Is Green
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Produced by Elizabeth Theatre Group (Elizabeth Taylor and Zev Bufman; Producers)
Aug 22, 1983 - Sep 18, 1983
Private Lives
[Play, Comedy, Romantic Comedy, Revival]
  • Starring: Elizabeth Taylor [Amanda Prynne]
  • Produced by Elizabeth Theatre Group (Elizabeth Taylor and Zev Bufman; Producers)
May 08, 1983 - Jul 17, 1983
The Little Foxes
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Starring: Elizabeth Taylor [Regina Giddens]
May 07, 1981 - Sep 05, 1981
1981 Tony Award® Best Actress in a Play
The Little Foxes [nominee]
Starring: Elizabeth Taylor
1981 Theatre World Special Award
winner Elizabeth Taylor [recipient]
1981 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actress in a Play
The Little Foxes [nominee]
Starring: Elizabeth Taylor
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