Thursday 25 December 2014

Liz Taylor: A life in pictures

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British child actress Elizabeth Taylor, 22nd June 1943. (Photo by John Kobal Foundation/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
A portrait of Elizabeth Taylor. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
NOVEMBER 24: Actress Elizabeth Taylor goes head over heels as actor James Dean helps on the set of the movie 'Giant' which was released on November 24, 1956. (Photo by Frank Worth, Courtesy of Emage International/Getty Images)
NOVEMBER 24: Actress Elizabeth Taylor poses for a portrait on the set of the movie "Giant" which was released on November 24, 1956. (Photo by Frank Worth, Courtesy of Emage International/Getty Images)
US film star Elizabeth Taylor and her first husband Nick Hilton, of the hotelier family, on their wedding day. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
circa 1955: British born American actress Liz Taylor arrives in New York International Airport with fellow actresses Grace Kelly (1929 - 1982) and Lorraine Day. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Promorional portrait of British-born actor Elizabeth Taylor in costume as the Egyptian queen Cleopatra, for the film, 'Cleopatra,' directed by Joseph Mankiewicz, 1963. (Photo by 20th Century Fox/Courtesy of Getty Images)
384120 06: Actress Elizabeth Taylor Poses In An Old Film Still. Taylor Is An Award Winning Actress Who Has Appeared In Such Films As "Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? And "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof." (Photo By Getty Images)
Elizabeth Taylor during Lands End Benefit at Lands End in Lands End, England, Great Britain. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Elizabeth Taylor, Maria Burton, and Liza Todd in London, England, Great Britain. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Elizabeth Taylor in London, England, Great Britain. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Elizabeth Taylor during Press Conference for The International Children's Appeal Children of Chechnya at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Elizabeth Taylor and Liza Minnelli (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 25: Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson attend the 20th Annual American Music Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 1993 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Graniz/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 23: Elizabeth Taylor is honored at PACT at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel on November 16, 1991 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 23: Elizabeth Taylor file photo. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
Elizabeth Taylor pictured at a charity function in 1999. Photo: AP
Elizabeth Taylor wearing Chandelier Diamond earrings by William Goldberg with a Chopard Diamond Necklace and Butterfly broach and Dame Shirley Bassey wearing a diamond suite by Graff at A Diamond is Forever : Cinema Against AIDS gala to benefit amfAR at the Cannes Film Festival, which raised 2 million dollars. ***Exclusive*** (Photo by J. Vespa/WireImage)
Elizabeth Taylor. Photo: PA
Elizabeth Taylor with Richard Burton
Elizabeth Taylor: 'Last of the great glamour stars'
Elizabeth Taylor during filming for 'National Velvet' in 1944
Liz in a still from the film 'Butterfield 8'
Holding the Best Actress Oscar for 'Butterfield 8' in 1960
Elizabeth Taylor with first husband Conrad Nicky Hilton
Liz attending a benefit in 2009
SANTA MONICA, CA - SEPTEMBER 24: Dame Elizabeth Taylor speaks onstage during the Macy's Passport gala held at Barker Hangar on September 24, 2009 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/WireImage)

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