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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Success is a great deodorant.

Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.

The problem with people who have no vices is that generally you can be pretty sure they're going to have some pretty annoying virtues.

It is very strange that the years teach us patience - that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.

I have a woman's body and a child's emotions.

I feel very adventurous. There are so many doors to be opened, and I'm not afraid to look behind them.

I'm a survivor - a living example of what people can go through and survive.

I've always admitted that I'm ruled by my passions.

I fell off my pink cloud with a thud.

When people say, 'She's got everything', I've got one answer - I haven't had tomorrow.

It's not the having, it's the getting.