Topic: Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor's early roles featured only her beauty, but her career – and her fearless embrace of controversial issues – matured until she won three Oscars, including one for humanitarian work.
03/23/2011 06:19 pm
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Elizabeth Taylor, the actress whose sultry screen persona, stormy personal life and enduring fame and glamour made her one of the last of the old-fashioned movie stars and a template for the modern celebrity, died Wednesday.
03/23/2011 04:20 pm
Much talent, many marriages, and great beauty. Such is the legend of Elizabeth Taylor, who died today at the age of 79. Taylor – indisputably one of the great actresses of Hollywood's golden era – attracted prodigious amounts of press coverage throughout her lengthy career. Here are a handful of the best books that chronicle her life.
03/23/2011 12:25 pm
In Pictures Elizabeth Taylor remembered
"Cleopatra" biographer Stacy Schiff talks about the real face of one of the most powerful women ever to live.
12/07/2010 03:53 pm
Biographer James Kaplan succeeds in capturing the fragile ego, contradictory impulses, and immense talent that defined Frank Sinatra.
11/22/2010 09:37 am
Eddie Fisher sold millions of records in the 1950s with 32 hit songs. He married five times, including to movie stars Debbie Reynolds and Elizabeth Taylor. Fisher died Wednesday and is survived by two daughters who followed him into acting.
09/24/2010 10:23 am
Ian Frazier – winner of the 2009 Thurber Prize for American Humor – turns his dry wit on everything from parenthood to global warming.
10/11/2009 01:00 am
Who was Cleopatra? British historian Joyce Tyldesley tries to tell us.
11/14/2008 12:00 am