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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, DBE (February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011), also known as Liz Taylor, was an English-American actress.

Beginning as a child star, as an adult she came to be known for her acting talent and beauty, and had a much publicised private life, including eight marriages and several near death experiences. Taylor was considered one of the great actresses of Hollywood's golden age. The American Film Institute named Taylor seventh on its Female Legends list.

Filmography and various appearances

Taylor appeared in numerous movies and television shows from 1942 through 2003.

Year Title Role Other notes
1942 There's One Born Every Minute Gloria Twine
1943 Lassie Come Home Priscilla
1944 Jane Eyre Helen Burns uncredited
The White Cliffs of Dover Betsy uncredited
National Velvet Velvet Brown
1946 Courage of Lassie Katherine Eleanor Merrick
1947 Life with Father Mary Skinner
Cynthia Cynthia Bishop
1948 A Date with Judy Carol Pringle
Julia Misbehaves Susan Packett
1949 Little Women Amy
Conspirator Melinda Greyton
1950 The Big Hangover Mary Belney
Father of the Bride Kay Banks
1951 Father's Little Dividend Kay Dunstan
A Place in the Sun Angela Vickers
Quo Vadis Christian prisoner in arena uncredited
1952 Love Is Better Than Ever Anastacia "Stacie" Macaboy
Ivanhoe Rebecca
1953 The Girl Who Had Everything Jean Latimer
1954 Rhapsody Louise Durant
Elephant Walk Ruth Wiley
Beau Brummell Lady Patricia Belham
The Last Time I Saw Paris Helen Ellswirth/Willis
1956 Giant Leslie Lynnton Benedict
1957 Raintree County Susanna Drake Academy Award nomination–Best Actress
1958 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Maggie the Cat Academy Award nomination–Best Actress
1959 Suddenly, Last Summer Catherine Holly Academy Award nomination–Best Actress
1960 Scent of Mystery The Real Sally uncredited
Butterfield 8 Gloria Wandrous Academy Award–Best Actress
1963 Cleopatra Cleopatra
The V.I.P.s Frances Andros
1965 The Sandpiper Laura Reynolds
1966 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Martha Academy Award–Best Actress
1967 The Taming of the Shrew Katharina Producer (Uncredited)
Doctor Faustus Helen of Troy
Reflections in a Golden Eye Lenora Penderton
The Comedians Martha Pineda
The Comedians in Africa herself documentary short
1968 Boom! Flora 'Sissy' Goforth
Secret Ceremony Lenora
1969 Anne of the Thousand Days Courtesan uncredited
1970 The Only Game in Town Fran Walker
Here's Lucy Herself 1 episode
1972 X,Y, and Zee Zee Blakely
Under Milk Wood Rosie Probert
Hammersmith is Out Jimmie Jean Jackson Silver Bear for Best Actress at Berlin
1973 Divorce His, Divorce Hers Jane Reynolds TV Movie
Night Watch Ellen Wheeler
Ash Wednesday Barbara Sawyer
1974 Identikit Lise Also known as The Driver's Seat
That's Entertainment! Herself Co Host
1976 The Blue Bird Queen of Light/Mother/Witch/Maternal Love
Victory at Entebbe Edra Vilonfsky TV Movie
1977 A Little Night Music Desiree Armfeldt
1978 Return Engagement Dr. Emily Loomis
1979 Winter Kills Lola Comante uncredited
1980 The Mirror Crack'd Marina Rudd
1981 General Hospital Helena Cassadine #1 3 episodes
1983 Between Friends Deborah Shapiro TV Movie
1984 Hotel (TV series) Katherine Cole 1 episode
All My Children Boardmember at the Chateau
1985 Malice in Wonderland Louella Parsons TV Movie
North and South Madame Conti TV Miniseries
1986 There Must Be a Pony Marguerite Sydney TV Movie
1987 Poke Alice Alice Moffit TV Movie
1988 Young Toscanini Nadina Bulichoff
1989 Sweet Bird of Youth Alexandra Del Lago TV Movie
1992 The Simpsons Maggie Simpson voice
Captain Planet and the Planeteers Mrs Andrews voice
1993 The Simpsons Herself voice
1994 The Flintstones Pearl Slaghoople
1996 The Nanny Herself 1 episode
2000 God, the Devil and Bob Sarah voice
2001 These Old Broads Beryl Mason TV Movie

Other appearances

Other appearances have included: Elizabeth Taylor in London in 1963, Around the World of Mike Todd in 1968, plus interviews with David Frost, Barbara Walters, Phil Donahue and Larry King, various profiles of Michael Jackson, The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert and Elizabeth Taylor: England's Other Elizabeth in 2000.

Her General Hospital cameo appearance coincided with the wedding of Luke and Laura. She did the voice of Maggie Simpson in Lisa's First Word, and also appeared as herself in the episode Krusty Gets Kancelled.

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