Biografia de Elizabeth Taylor

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Dados Pessoais

Nome: Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor
Nascimento e local: 27/02/1932,Londres, Inglaterra
Morte: 23/03/2011, Estados Unidos, Insuficiência cardíaca.
Ocupação: atriz
Nacionalidade: Inglesa
Casamentos: Nicholas Conrad Hilton Jr., Michael Wilding, Michael Todd, Eddie Fisher, Richard Burton, John Warner, Larry Fortensky
Filhos: Christopher Edward Wilding, Michael Wilding Jr, Liza Todd Burton, Maria Burton

Biografia

Nascida em Londres, em 1932, Liz Taylor desde cedo teve aulas de balé e etiqueta. Em 1939 a família toda foi morar em Beverly Hills. A garota sempre chamava a atenção por onde passava, por causa da sua beleza. E, por conta disso, foi descoberta aos 10 anos por caçadores de talentos. Estreou no cinema em There’s one Born every minute (1942). Na MGM fez filmes como Lassie (1943), A mocidade é assim mesmo (1944) e Nossa vida com papai (1947). De criança prodígio passou a mulherão, em filmes como O papai da noiva (1950).
Seu primeiro Oscar veio com Disque butterfield (1960), o seu segundo foi com “Quem tem medo de Virginia Wolf?” (1966). Com uma carreira longa, sua ultima aparição foi no filme These Old Broads, para a TV, em 2001.
Nos últimos tempos Liz tem se dedicou a levantar recursos para pesquisas, como contra a AIDS, além de sua linha de perfumes.
A atriz Elizabeth Taylor faleceu vítima de complicações cardíacas depois de dois meses internada no Hospital Cedars-Sinai. A comunicação foi feita pela sua família atravpes do comunicado que informava que no momento ela estava cercada de seus filhos Michael Wilding, Christopher Wilding, Liza Todd e Maria Burton. Liz, também tinha 10 netos e quatro bisnetos.

Filmografia

ATRIZ

1. Letter to True, A (2005) as Herself.
2. These Old Broads (2001) as Beryl Mason.
3. Get Bruce (1999) as Herself.
4. Flintstones, The (1994) as Pearl Slaghoople.
5. Tennessee Williams’ Sweet Bird of Youth (1989) as Alexandra Del Lago.
6. Il Giovane Toscanini (1988) as Nadia Bulichoff.
7. The Spencer Tracy Legacy (1987)
8. Poker Alice (1987) as Alice Moffett.
9. There Must Be a Pony (1986) as Marguerite Sydney.
10. Malice in Wonderland (1985) as Louella Parsons.
11. Between Friends (1983) as Deborah Shapiro.
12. Genocide (1981) as Narration.
13. Mirror Crack’d, The (1980) as Marina Gregg.
14. Winter Kills (1979) as Lola Camonte.
15. Return Engagement (1978) as Dr Emily Loomis.
16. Little Night Music, A (1977) as Desiree Armfeldt.
17. Blue Bird, The (1976) as Mother; Witch.
18. Victory at Entebbe (1976) as Edra Vilnofsky.
19. It’s Showtime (1976) as Herself.
20. That’s Entertainment! (1974) as Narration.
21. Identikit (1974)
22. Ash Wednesday (1973) as Barbara Sawyer.
23. Night Watch (1973) as Ellen Wheeler.
24. X Y & Zee (1972) as Zee [Blakeley] .
25. Hammersmith Is Out (1972) as Jimmie Jean Jackson .
26. Under Milk Wood (1971) as Rosie Probert.
27. The Only Game in Town (1970) as Fran Walker .
28. Secret Ceremony (1968) as Leonora .
29. Boom! (1968) as Flora Goforth .
30. Doctor Faustus (1968) as Helen of Troy .
31. The Comedians (1967) as Martha Pineda .
32. Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967) as Leonora Penderton .
33. The Taming of the Shrew (1967) as Katharina .
34. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) as Martha .
35. The Sandpiper (1965) as Laura Reynolds .
36. The V.I.P.s (1963) as Frances Andros .
37. Cleopatra (1963) as Cleopatra .
38. BUtterfield 8 (1960) as Gloria Wandrous .
39. Scent of Mystery (1960) as Sally Kennedy .
40. Suddenly, Last Summer (1959) as Catherine Holly .
41. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) as Maggie Pollitt .
42. Raintree County (1957) as Susanna Drake Shawnessy .
43. Giant (1956) as Leslie Lynnton Benedict .
44. Elephant Walk (1954) as Ruth Wiley .
45. Rhapsody (1954) as Louise Durant .
46. The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954) as Helen Ellswirth .
47. Beau Brummell (1954) as Lady Patricia [Belham] .
48. The Girl Who Had Everything (1953) as Jean Latimer .
49. Love Is Better Than Ever (1952) as Anastasia [Staci] Macaboy .
50. Ivanhoe (1952) as Rebecca .
51. Callaway Went Thataway (1951) as .
52. A Place in the Sun (1951) as Angela Vickers .
53. Father’s Little Dividend (1951) as Kay Dunstan .
54. The Big Hangover (1950) as Mary Belney .
55. Father of the Bride (1950) as Kay Banks .
56. Little Women (1949) as Amy [March] .
57. Conspirator (1949) as Melinda Greyton [Curragh] .
58. Julia Misbehaves (1948) as Susan Packett .
59. A Date with Judy (1948) as Carol Pringle .
60. Life with Father (1947) as Mary [Skinner] .
61. Cynthia (1947) as Cynthia Bishop .
62. Courage of Lassie (1946) as Kathie [Eleanor] Merrick .
63. National Velvet (1945) as Velvet Brown .
64. Jane Eyre (1944) as Helen .
65. The White Cliffs of Dover (1944) as Betsy Kenney, age 10 .
66. Lassie Come Home (1943) as Priscilla .
67. There’s One Born Every Minute (1942) as Gloria [Ann Twine] .

PRODUTORA

68. The Taming of the Shrew (1967) as Producer.
69. The Guest (1964) as Financial backers.

ESPECIAL

70. 25th Anniversary Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (2002) as Honoree.
71. Intimate Portrait: Elizabeth Taylor (2002) as Interviewee.
72. Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration (2001) as Presenter.
73. Elizabeth Taylor: England’s Other Elizabeth (2001) as Interviewee.
74. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Barbra Streisand (2001)
75. 58th Annual Golden Globe Awards, The (2001) as Presenter.
76. Celebration: 100 Years of Great Women With Barbara Walters, A (1999) as Interviewee.
77. James Bacon: The E! True Hollywood Story (1999) as Interviewee.
78. Happy Birthday Elizabeth — A Celebration of Life (1997)
79. How to Be Absolutely Fabulous (1995) as Herself.
80. Jackson Family Honors, The (1994)
81. Michael Jackson Talks… To Oprah — 90 Primetime Minutes With the King of Pop (1993)
82. American Music Awards, The (1993)
83. American Film Institute Salute to Elizabeth Taylor, The (1993)
84. Elizabeth Taylor (1993) as Interviewee.
85. In a New Light ’93 (1993)
86. 65th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1993)
87. In a New Light (1992)
88. 64th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1992) as Presenter.
89. Michael Jackson… The Legend Continues (1992)
90. Entertainers ’91: The Top 20 of the Year (1991)
91. Richard Burton: In From the Cold (1989)
92. America’s All-Star Tribute to Elizabeth Taylor (1989)
93. Michael Jackson (1988)
94. AIDS: The Global Explosion (1988) as Host.
95. Natalie Wood (1987) as Interviewee.
96. 59th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1987)
97. Liberty Weekend (1986)
98. All-Star Celebration Honoring Martin Luther King Jr., An (1986)
99. Bob Hope’s High-Flying Birthday (1986)
100. 50th Presidential Inaugural Gala, The (1985) as Guest.
101. George Stevens: A Filmmaker’s Journey (1984) as Herself.
102. Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope’s Star-Studded Spoof of the New TV Season — G Rated — With Glamour, Glitter & Gags (1982)
103. Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope’s Women I Love — Beautiful But Funny (1982)
104. Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope’s Stand Up and Cheer For the National Football League’s 60th Year (1981)
105. General Electric’s All-Star Anniversary (1978)
106. Elizabeth Taylor in London (1963) as Host.
107. 68th Annual Academy Awards, The (1996) as Film Footage.
108. North and South (1985) as Madam Conti.
109. Divorce His/Divorce Hers (1973) as Jane Reynolds.
110. Just One More Time (1974)
111. That’s Entertainment! (Gala Premiere) (1974)
112. The Comedians in Africa (1967)
113. The Big Sur (1965)
114. A Statue for “The Sandpiper” (1965)
115. On the Trail of the Iguana (1964)
116. Operation Raintree (1957)

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