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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor passes away at the age of 79. A beauty icon from the beginning right until the end. She has starred in countless films, notably, Cleopatra, Who's Afraid of Virgina Wolf ?, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and Suddenly, last Summer.Elizabeth Taylor was married 8 times, to 7 different men; yes, she remarried one of them. She also had a strong passion for jewelry and eventually would design her own collection, call The Elizabeth Taylor Collection. She is known for owning some of the most expensive and extravagant jewels, many which were gifts.

Elizabeth also created a foundation for AIDS, called The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation. By 1999 she had helped to raise approx $50 million.

She has won two Academy Awards for best Actress, as well she was awarded the Jean Herscholt Humanitarian Academy Award for her work fighting AIDS. Elizabeth Taylor was also appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

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