Elizabeth Taylor died today.

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She was a wonder child actress. She was one of the most beautiful women of the 20th century. She was one of the biggest super-stars in the history of Hollywood. She had a stormy sentimental life with several marriages and well publicized love stories.

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She was before and most of all a great actress. Here is a homage to her acting career narated by one of her partners on screen – Paul Newman

Let us remember a few of her most famous roles.


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Giant (1956) directed by George Stevens is a Texas family and oil industry drama. Taylor partners here with James Dean (in his last great role before his tragic death) and Rock Hudson.

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) with Paul Newman was directed by Richard Brooks based on Tennesse Williams’ play that had received the Pulitzer prize in 1955.

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Cleopatra directed by Joseph Mankiewicz released in 1963 occasioned to Taylor probably her most famous role. She had become the best paid actress in Hollywood reaching the one million dollars fee threshold with this role. On the set of this film she started the stormy love story with Richard Burton, which made of them in short time the most famous pair of lovers in the 20th century.

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Together with Richard Burton she starred in the 1966 drama Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf after Edward Albee’s play and directed by Mike Nichols. For this role she received her second Oscar for lead actress.

May her memory be blessed!