August 1, 2015


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Elizabeth Taylor (1932-2011)

Elizabeth Taylor.  (CNW GROUP PHOTO/House of Taylor Jewelry)
In a 1944 file photo, young actress Elizabeth Taylor is seen during the time that she was filming
In this April 19, 1961 file photo, actress Elizabeth Taylor holds the Oscar she won as 1960's best film actress for her role in
In this 1943 file photo, 11- year-old Elizabeth Taylor is shown with Lassie around the time of her performance in
This May 8, 1962 file photo shows actress Elizabeth Taylor on the set of the movie
This Sept. 1946 file photo shows Elizabeth Taylor.  (AP Photo/File)
This 1961 file photo shows actress Elizabeth Taylor in the film
In this 1963 film still image originally released by 20th Century Fox, actress Elizabeth Taylor portrays Cleopatra in this photo from Joseph L. Mankiewiez' 1963 film,
In this 1957 file photo, actress Elizabeth Taylor is shown in costume for her character in the film
Elizabeth Taylor stars in Cleopatra. 1963  (CP PHOTO/Twentieth Century Fox)
In a June 10, 1950 file photo, actress Elizabeth Taylor is shown on her arrival from Paris to London, at the Savoy Hotel. (AP Photo/File)
In this Sept. 25, 1953 file photo, actress Elizabeth Taylor stands on the balcony of the Grand Hotel in Stockholm, Sweden. (AP Photo/File)
In this 1957 file photo, Elizabeth Taylor poses with Montgomery Clift for the film
In this May 12, 1959 file photo, Eddie Fisher stands with his wife Elizabeth Taylor after their marriage in Las Vegas. Publicist Sally Morrison says the actress died Wednesday, March 23, 2011 in Los Angeles of congestive heart failure at age 79. (AP Photo/File)
Actress Elizabeth Taylor and singer Eddie Fisher dine out at Chasen's restaurant in Los Angeles, California, in January 1959.  (Los Angeles Times/MCT)
This Jan. 30, 1977 file photo shows actress Elizabeth Taylor and her husband, former secretary of the U.S. Navy John Warner, at the 42nd New York Film Critics Circle Awards dinner in New York.  (AP Photo/File)
 A Jan. 6, 1953 file photo shows one of the first pictures of Elizabeth Taylor with son Michael Howard Wilding, son of Taylor and English actor Michael Wilding. (AP Photo, File)
In this June 15, 1962 file photo, Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor arrive in a motor launch at the small town Porto d'Ischia, on the isle of Ischia in the Gulf of Naples, Italy for the shooting of some scenes of
In this 1957 file photo, actress Elizabeth Taylor is shown with her husband Mike Todd.  (AP Photo/File)
This 1966 file photo shows Elizabeth Taylor in the role of Martha, and Richard Burton in the role of George in a scene from the 1966 movie
In this Oct. 9, 1976 file photo, British actress Elizabeth Taylor is seen with fiance John Warner, in Vienna, Austria, where Taylor is filming the screen version of 'A Little Night Music'. (AP Photo/HO, File)
This 1951 file photo shows actress Elizabeth Taylor with actor Michael Wilding.  (AP Photo/File)
This 1983 file photo shows actress Elizabeth Taylor and actor Richard Burton, one of Taylor's former husbands, posing during a rehearsal for the Broadway revival in New York of Noel Coward's
Legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor poses for a photo with her dog Daisy, at her home in the Bel Air area of Los Angeles in January 2006.  (AP Photo/Harper's Bazaar, Alberto Tolot)
Elizabeth Taylor. (CNW GROUP PHOTO/House of Taylor Jewelry) -
In a 1944 file photo, young actress Elizabeth Taylor is seen during the time that she was filming "National Velvet". (AP Photo/File) -
In this April 19, 1961 file photo, actress Elizabeth Taylor holds the Oscar she won as 1960's best film actress for her role in "Butterfield 8," while speaking with reporters in Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/File) -
In this 1943 file photo, 11- year-old Elizabeth Taylor is shown with Lassie around the time of her performance in "Lassie Comes Home" in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/File) -
This May 8, 1962 file photo shows actress Elizabeth Taylor on the set of the movie "Cleopatra," in Rome. (AP Photo/Girolamo DiMajo, File) -
This Sept. 1946 file photo shows Elizabeth Taylor. (AP Photo/File) -
This 1961 file photo shows actress Elizabeth Taylor in the film "Butterfield 8" in 1961. (AP Photo/File) -
In this 1963 film still image originally released by 20th Century Fox, actress Elizabeth Taylor portrays Cleopatra in this photo from Joseph L. Mankiewiez' 1963 film, "Cleopatra". (AP Photo/20th Century Fox) -
In this 1957 file photo, actress Elizabeth Taylor is shown in costume for her character in the film "Raintree County." (AP Photo/File) -
Elizabeth Taylor stars in Cleopatra. 1963 (CP PHOTO/Twentieth Century Fox) -
In a June 10, 1950 file photo, actress Elizabeth Taylor is shown on her arrival from Paris to London, at the Savoy Hotel. (AP Photo/File) -
In this Sept. 25, 1953 file photo, actress Elizabeth Taylor stands on the balcony of the Grand Hotel in Stockholm, Sweden. (AP Photo/File) -
In this 1957 file photo, Elizabeth Taylor poses with Montgomery Clift for the film "Raintree County." (AP Photo/File) -
In this May 12, 1959 file photo, Eddie Fisher stands with his wife Elizabeth Taylor after their marriage in Las Vegas. Publicist Sally Morrison says the actress died Wednesday, March 23, 2011 in Los Angeles of congestive heart failure at age 79. (AP Photo/File) -
Actress Elizabeth Taylor and singer Eddie Fisher dine out at Chasen's restaurant in Los Angeles, California, in January 1959. (Los Angeles Times/MCT) -
This Jan. 30, 1977 file photo shows actress Elizabeth Taylor and her husband, former secretary of the U.S. Navy John Warner, at the 42nd New York Film Critics Circle Awards dinner in New York. (AP Photo/File) -
A Jan. 6, 1953 file photo shows one of the first pictures of Elizabeth Taylor with son Michael Howard Wilding, son of Taylor and English actor Michael Wilding. (AP Photo, File) -
In this June 15, 1962 file photo, Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor arrive in a motor launch at the small town Porto d'Ischia, on the isle of Ischia in the Gulf of Naples, Italy for the shooting of some scenes of "Cleopatra". (AP Photo/Girolamo, File) -
In this 1957 file photo, actress Elizabeth Taylor is shown with her husband Mike Todd. (AP Photo/File) -
This 1966 file photo shows Elizabeth Taylor in the role of Martha, and Richard Burton in the role of George in a scene from the 1966 movie "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" (AP Photo/File) -
In this Oct. 9, 1976 file photo, British actress Elizabeth Taylor is seen with fiance John Warner, in Vienna, Austria, where Taylor is filming the screen version of 'A Little Night Music'. (AP Photo/HO, File) -
This 1951 file photo shows actress Elizabeth Taylor with actor Michael Wilding. (AP Photo/File) -
This 1983 file photo shows actress Elizabeth Taylor and actor Richard Burton, one of Taylor's former husbands, posing during a rehearsal for the Broadway revival in New York of Noel Coward's "Private Lives." (AP Photo/File) -
Legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor poses for a photo with her dog Daisy, at her home in the Bel Air area of Los Angeles in January 2006. (AP Photo/Harper's Bazaar, Alberto Tolot) -

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