Liz Taylor: A Hollywood legend
Film legend Elizabeth Taylor died in Los Angeles today at age 79. A look back at her life in pictures. Posted on March 23, 2011.
In a Sept. 22, 1951 file photo, Elizabeth Taylor is shown at the premiere of "The Lady with the Lamp" at the Warner Theater in London.
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."
In this Jan. 27, 1985 file photo, Liza Minelli, left, hugs actress Elizabeth Taylor, who holds her Cecil B. DeMille award in Beverly Hills, Calif.
This Sept. 1946 file photo shows Elizabeth Taylor.
In a 1944 file photo, young actress Elizabeth Taylor is seen during the time that she was filming "National Velvet."
This 1961 file photo shows actress Elizabeth Taylor in the film "Butterfield 8" in 1961.
In this 1957 file photo, actress Elizabeth Taylor is shown in costume for her character in the film "Raintree County."
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.
This May 8, 1962 file photo shows actress Elizabeth Taylor on the set of the movie "Cleopatra," in Rome.
In this 1957 file photo, Elizabeth Taylor poses with Montgomery Clift for the film "Raintree County."
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.
This 1983 file photo shows actress Elizabeth Taylor during the run of the Broadway play "Private Lives" in New York.
In this May 31, 1950 file photo, actress Elizabeth Taylor poses with her new husband, hotel heir Nick Hilton, as they stand on the terrace of their hotel room in Paris while on their honeymoon.
In a June 10, 1950 file photo, actress Elizabeth Taylor is shown on her arrival from Paris to London, at the Savoy Hotel.
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.
This 1951 file photo shows actress Elizabeth Taylor with actor Michael Wilding.
In this 1957 file photo, actress Elizabeth Taylor is shown with her husband Mike Todd.
In this Nov. 5, 1991 file photo, Elizabeth Taylor arrives at a restaurant accompanied by her husband Larry Fortenski in London.
This Feb. 16, 1997 file photo shows Elizabeth Taylor arriving with Michael Jackson at the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles for her birthday celebration.