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Elizabeth Taylor 1932-2011

  • March 24th, 2011
  • Posted by EUEditor

eliz-taylor-burton.jpegElizabeth Taylor has died in Los Angeles aged 79.

eliz-taylor-eyes.jpegBorn in England, she was taken to Hollywood as an infant.

Her beauty highlighted by startling violet-blue eyes she began a long acting career as a child star.

She was given a British national honour, called Dame (DBE), and acclaimed as a highly talented actress, especially for two salutary films of psychological tension.

eliz-t-bfield-8.jpgHer performance in the 1966 film Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (see still), a masterful rendition of the Edward Albee play, co-starring with her then-husband Richard Burton, achieved the second of two Oscars.

The first Oscar was for Biutterfield 8 in 1960.