As the world mourns the passing of legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor, many people are also choosing to celebrate her career, her life, and the impact she had on the American movie industry. You can find some of Elizabeth Taylor’s best movie quotes here, and some video footage too. Elizabeth may be gone, but she will never be forgotten.
If you’d like to test your Elizabeth Taylor trivia, here are some fun facts that you may or may not already know about her:
1. She had a tracheotomy in 1960, and had a scar on her neck from it.
2. Here eyes were violet, a very rare color.
3. Elizabeth Taylor was the first actress in Hollywood to make $1 million dollars from a movie. She earned it with her role in Cleopatra.
4. She did not like being called “Liz.”
5. The house that she lived in used to be owned by Frank Sinatra.
6. She made her screen debut at the age of 10, in There’s One Born Every Minute.
7. She died once before today. The first time was during an operation she had in the 1960s. She said that she saw a white light before she “came back.”
8. Mattel made a doll that was based on her character in Butterfield 8.
9. She has appeared on the cover of People magazine more times than any other woman, second only to Princess Diana.
10. She loved dogs, and leaves behind a Maltese named Daisy.