12 Elizabeth Taylor Moments: You’ll Fall In Love All Over Again
A look back at some of the most memorable photos, videos and quotes from the iconic actress.
After her 70 years in the spotlight, it’s very hard to imagine a world without Elizabeth Taylor. She was a woman as bold and brave as the parts she played on screen. After Wednesday’s news of her passing, it’s clear that Dame Elizabeth has left an everlasting impression on those she knew personally, as well as those who fell in love with her from afar.
Here, we recall just a few of Taylor’s most memorable moments.
1. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
In 1958, Taylor gave a thrilling performance opposite Paul Newman in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. How on earth his character could resist the natural sex appeal of Taylor, we’ll never know. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance.
2. Swimsuit Photo
Taylor epitomizes the feel of glamorous old Hollywood in this promotional bikini shoot photo taken in 1951.
3. Taylor on life:
“So much to do, so little done, such things to be.”
4. Acceptance Speech for Best Actress Academy Award
In 1961, Taylor won her first Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role for Butterfield 8, the movie she starred in opposite Laurence Harvey and Eddie Fisher, who became one of her short-lived husbands.