FC: Elizabeth Taylor | A Hollywood Legend
1: Born Feburary 27, 1932 in London, England as Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor. | By the age of four she was already dancing onstage for royal families.
2: In 1939, Elizabeth told her mother that she didn't want to be a movie star she wanted to be an actress.
3: At the age of ten, Elizabeth got her first role as the lead actress in Lassie Come Home. She also recieved a contract with MGM.
5: Elizabeth was first married at the age of 17 and by age 29 she was already on husband number four.
6: In 1949, Elizabeth's first marriage was to Nicholson Hilton Jr. , they seperated 7 months later.
7: In 1952, Her second marriage was to Michael Wilding. While married to Michael she had her two sons Michael and Christopeher. Then in 1956 Michael and Elizabeth split.
8: In 1952 she married for her third time, Mike Todd. It also was his third marriage. They had their daughter Liza but sadly Mike died in a plane crash. He died on the plane, The Liz, named after Elizbeth.
9: In 1959 she married long time friend Eddie Fisher, he would be number four. They adopted Maria, a two year old from Germany. Soon after they seperated in 1964.
10: In the same year, 1964, she married number five, Richard Burton. Then in 1973 they split. It was her longest marriage of nine years.
11: Just two years later she re-married Richard Burton. This would be her sixth marriage at the age of 43. Unfortunetly just ten months later they were divorced again.
12: A few years later she met politician John Warner on a blind date. They married in 1975 yet split in 1982.
13: In 1991 she Larry Fortensky, a former truck driver. He was also 21 years younger than she was. They were divorced in 1995. It would finally be her last marriage.
14: In 1961 Elizabeth recieved her first Oscar for her movie Butterfield 8.
15: In 1985, Elizabeth established AmFAR, American Foundation for AIDS Research. Ever since it has been extremely sucessful.
16: Elizabeth Taylor's fragrance line Whtie Diamonds, is the most sucessful celebrity fragrance line bringing in $61 million annually.
17: Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor died March 23, 2011 at the age of 79.