Elizabeth Taylor
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"Dame Elizabeth Rosemond" ""Liz"" "Taylor", Order of the British Empire/DBE was a British-American actress. From her early years as a Child actor/child star with MGM, she became one of the great screen actresses of Classical Hollywood cinema/Hollywood's Golden Age. As one of the world's most famous film stars, Taylor was recognized for her acting ability and for her glamorous lifestyle, beauty, and distinctive dark blue eyes, which famously appeared to be violet under cinematic lighting.

National Velvet (film)/National Velvet (1944) was Taylor's first success, and she starred in Father of the Bride (1950 film)/Father of the Bride (1950), A Place in the Sun (film)/A Place in the Sun (1951), Giant (1956 film)/Giant (1956), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (film)/Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), and Suddenly, Last Summer (film)/Suddenly, Last Summer (1959). She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for BUtterfield 8 (1960), played the title role in Cleopatra (1963 film)/Cleopatra (1963), and married her costar Richard Burton. They appeared together in 11 films, including Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (film)/Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), for which Taylor won a second Academy Award. From the mid-1970s, she appeared less frequently in film, and made occasional appearances in television and theatre.

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