Elizabeth Taylor

Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor DBE atau dengan nama Elizabeth Taylor, lahir di Hampstead, London, Inggris, 27 Februari 1932. Ia adalah salah satu aktris yang pernah dua kali memenangkan Academy Award (Oscar).

Rabu 23 Maret 2011, bintang legendaris Elizabeth Taylor telah tiada. Kondisi kesehatan aktris kelahiran London ini memang sudah cukup lama memburuk. Ia sempat didiagnosa mengidap tumor otak, kanker kulit, pneumonia, dan gagal jantung, termasuk harus menjalani penggantian tulang panggul.

Sementara terkait kehidupan pribadinya, Liv Hurley, demikian biasa dipanggil, telah empat kali menikah, masing-masing Eddie Fisher (1959-1964), Richard Burton (1964-1976; menikah lagi 1975-1976), John Warner (1976-1982) dan Larry Fortensky (1991-1996). Selain sebelumnya pernah menjalin hubungan dengan Stanley Donen (stradara), Victor Luna, Dennis Stein, aktor Montgomery Clift.

KARIR
Filmnya BUTTERFIELD 8 (1960) dan WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? (1966), mengantarkan dirinya meraih Best Actress Oscar. Kemudian filmnya SUDDENLY, LAST SUMMER (1959) mengantarkan dirinya Best Actress dan Cecil B. DeMille Award (1985). Berikutnya film WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? (1966), BAFTA Awards, selain juga ia pernah meraih Life Achievement Award (1993) dari AFI Awards.

FILMOGRAFI
1942 THERE'S ONE BORN EVERY MINUTE
1943 LASSIE COME HOME
1943 JANE EYRE
1944 THE WHITE CLIFFS OF DOVER
1944 NATIONAL VELVET
1946 COURAGE OF LASSIE
1947 LIFE WITH FATHER
1947 CYNTHIA
1948 A DATE WITH JUDY
1948 JULIA MISBEHAVES
1949 LITTLE WOMEN
1949 CONSPIRATOR
1950 THE BIG HANGOVER
1950 FATHER OF THE BRIDE
1951 FATHER'S LITTLE DIVIDEND
1951 A PLACE IN THE SUN
1951 QUO VADIS
1952 LOVE IS BETTER THAN EVER
1952 IVANHOE
1953 THE GIRL WHO HAD EVERYTHING
1954 RHAPSODY
1954 ELEPHANT WALK
1954 BEAU BRUMMELL
1954 THE LAST TIME I SAW PARIS
1956 GIANT
1957 RAINTREE COUNTY
1958 CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
1959 SUDDENLY, LAST SUMMER
1960 SCENT OF MYSTERY
1960 BUTTERFIELD 8
1963 CLEOPATRA
1963 THE V.I.P.S
1965 THE SANDPIPER
1966 WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
1967 THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
1967 DOCTOR FAUSTUS
1967 REFLECTIONS IN A GOLDEN EYE
1967 THE COMEDIANS
1967 THE COMEDIANS IN AFRICA
1968 BOOM!
1968 SECRET CEREMONY
1969 ANNE OF THE THOUSAND DAYS
1970 THE ONLY GAME IN TOWN
1970 HERE'S LUCY
1972 X,Y, AND ZEE
1972 UNDER MILK WOOD
1972 HAMMERSMITH IS OUT
1973 DIVORCE HIS, DIVORCE HERS
1973 NIGHT WATCH
1973 ASH WEDNESDAY
1974 IDENTIKIT
1974 THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT!
1976 THE BLUE BIRD
1976 VICTORY AT ENTEBBE
1977 A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
1978 HALLMARK HALL OF FAME
1979 WINTER KILLS
1980 THE MIRROR CRACK'D
1981 GENERAL HOSPITAL
1983 BETWEEN FRIENDS
1984 HOTEL
1984 ALL MY CHILDREN
1985 MALICE IN WONDERLAND
1985 NORTH AND SOUTH
1986 THERE MUST BE A PONY
1987 POKE ALICE
1988 YOUNG TOSCANINI
1989 SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH
1992 THE SIMPSONS
1992 CAPTAIN PLANET AND THE PLANETEERS
1993 THE SIMPSONS
1994 THE FLINTSTONES
1996 MURPHY BROWN
1996 THE NANNY
2000 GOD, THE DEVIL AND BOB
2001 THESE OLD BROADS
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