Curiosities of Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor, born in London, United Kingdom on February 27, 1932, was an English actress who developed her career in the United States, mainly with feature films for major Hollywood studios, although she also worked more occasionally in theater and television. Among the many awards he won for his acting performance are: three Oscar Awards (one of them honorary), five Golden Globes, three British BAFTA awards and David de Donatello. Thanks to a decoration of Queen Elizabeth II of England (Lady Commander of the British Empire, DBE) received the treatment of Dame, equivalent of the male Sir. In his maturity he turned to activism in favor of humanitarian causes, especially the fight against AIDS. Renowned for her spectacular and dazzling beauty, with eyes of a very rare violet color, and for her performance in films such as La gata on the zinc roof, Cleopatra or Who fears Virginia Woolf ?, since the 1950s it was erected as one of the myths of the Seventh Art. He was also extremely popular for his stormy private life and his passion for jewelry. Finally the actress died on March 23, 2011 in Los Angeles.
25. He had a horse named Betty.
19. He celebrated his last birthday on February 27, the same day as this year's Oscar Awards.
12. His family moved to Los Angeles in the 1930s, when the start of World War II was imminent.
11. His parents were Americans, but he was born in Britain.
10. The film that gave him the most pride was 'Who's afraid of Viginia Woolf?'
16. His last film appearance was in The Flintstones, in 1994, as Vilma's mother.
3. Despite being considered an icon of beauty, her legs were very small.
9. He had a broken heart because Richard Burton never received an Oscar.
29. Many called her "The best actress of the twentieth century"
22. He won two Academy Oscars, for A Marked Woman and Who Fears Virginia Wolf? He is, together with Marlon Brando, the only person who has been nominated for the Best Actress Award on four consecutive occasions, between 1957 and 1960.
1. Before making movies, Elizabeth had a lemonade shop in Southern California.
27. I loved orange juice.
13. His first screen test was at 10 for Universal Studios, which he fired shortly after making his first film There´s One Born Every Minute.
26. He was teaching the Jewish religion since 1959 and his Jewish name was Elisheba Rachel.
15. During the 1970s, she was held in detoxification centers for her alcoholism and under treatment for depression.
24. Married 8 times
8. It was his followers on Twitter who named his fragrance: Violet Eyes.
5. Ever said that nerves are the nemesis of all actors.
20. I wasn't afraid to grow old
2. He had his first date with a crush until after his 16th birthday.
4. When he was twenty years old he almost lost an eye and a leg.
30. I loved jewelry
21. She didn't like to be called "Liz"
28. He never went outside without perfume.
18. She died surrounded by her two sons and two daughters.
7. His family and people with HIV / AIDS were his greatest engine in life.
6. He never took acting classes, although many people believed he needed them.
23. He was the first person to qualify Michael Jackson as "The King of Pop."
14. He charged a million dollars in 1963 for making Cleopatra, the first time that an amount was paid to an actress.