Elizabeth Taylor | 1944
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Elizabeth Taylor | 1932-2011

Elizabeth Taylor | 1944
Elizabeth Taylor and Mickey Rooney starred in “National Velvet” in 1944. (MGM/UA)
Elizabeth Taylor | 1950s
Elizabeth Taylor in the early 1950s, as captured by Clarence Sinclair Bull. (Clarence Sinclair Bull)
Elizabeth Taylor | 1956
Elizabeth Taylor in a scene from Warner Bros.‘ “Giant” in 1956.  (Warner Bros.)
Elizabeth Taylor | 1957
Elizabeth Taylor arrives with her husband, Mike Todd, for the 1957 premiere of MGM’s “Raintree County” in Louisville, Ky. (Associated Press)
Elizabeth Taylor | 1958
Elizabeth Taylor, grieving over the death of husband Mike Todd, is comforted by her brother, Howard, in a limousine as they leave the airport for home in Los Angeles. Todd was among four people killed when the film producer’s plane developed engine trouble and crashed in New Mexico in 1958. (Los Angeles Times Photographic Archive, UCLA Library)
Elizabeth Taylor | 1959
Elizabeth Taylor and singer Eddie Fisher dine at Chasen’s restaurant in Beverly Hills in 1959. The couple divorced in 1964. (Los Angeles Times Photographic Archive, UCLA Library)
Elizabeth Taylor | 1959
Katharine Hepburn, left, Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor in “Suddenly, Last Summer,” 1959.  (Los Angeles County Museum of Art)
Elizabeth Taylor | 1960
Elizabeth Taylor playfully chases Roddy McDowall on the beach in Malibu. From the book “Liz: The Pictorial Biography of Elizabeth Taylor.” (Everett Collection)
Elizabeth Taylor | 1961
Burt Lancaster and Elizabeth Taylor hold their Oscars for best actor and actress, he for “Elmer Gantry” and she for “Butterfield 8,” at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles in April 1961. (Los Angeles Times)
Elizabeth Taylor | 1963
Elizabeth Taylor earned a record-setting $1 million to play the Queen of the Nile in 1963’s “Cleopatra.” (Twentieth Century-Fox)
Elizabeth Taylor | 1963
Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor arrive at a London airport in 1963 after attending the premiere of “Lawrence of Arabia” in Paris. (Associated Press)
Elizabeth Taylor | 1963
Elizabeth Taylor with her daughter Elizabeth Frances Todd in London in 1963. (Eve Arnold)
Elizabeth Taylor | 1964
Elizabeth Taylor is seen in San Dimas on the set of the motion picture “The Sandpiper” in 1964. (Los Angeles Times Photographic Archive, UCLA Library)
Elizabeth Taylor | 1974
Elizabeth Taylor with 1974 Academy Award winners George Roy Hill, left, and David S. Ward. (Los Angeles Times)
Elizabeth Taylor | 1992
Elizabeth Taylor on her first visit to “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” in 1992. (NBC)
Elizabeth Taylor | 1996
Elizabeth Taylor in May 1996. (Susan Ragan / Associated Press)
Elizabeth Taylor | 1997
Elizabeth Taylor in 1997. (Bob D’ Amco / ABC)
Elizabeth Taylor | 1999
Elizabeth Taylor poses for photographers at London’s Dorchester Hotel in 1999. (Dave Thomson / Associated Press)
Elizabeth Taylor | 2000
In her last major acting appearance, Taylor plays the manager of three aging movie stars -- Debbie Reynolds, Shirley MacLaine and Joan Collins -- in ABC’s 2000 television special, “These Old Broads.” (Ron Tom / ABC)
Elizabeth Taylor | 2001
Elizabeth Taylor on the set of “Larry King Live” in January 2001. (Rose M. Prouser / CNN via AP)
Elizabeth Taylor | 2002
Elizabeth Taylor in May 2002. (Olivier Laban-Mattei / Agence France-Presse)
Elizabeth Taylor | 2005
Elizabeth Taylor at the British Film and Television Academy awards in Beverly Hills in November 2005, when she received the Britannia Award for Artistic Excellence in International Entertainment. (Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press)
Elizabeth Taylor | 2009
Elizabeth Taylor attends Michael Jackson’s funeral service held at Forest Lawn Memorial-Park in Glendale on Sept. 3, 2009. (Harrison Funk / The Jackson Family via AP)
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