Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, DBE (27 February 1932 – 23 March 2011) died yesterday morning at the age of 79.
“I never planned to acquire a lot of jewels or a lot of husbands. For me, life happened, just as it does for anyone else.”
Oscar-winning actress and super-star, Elizabeth Taylor, starred in over 50 Hollywood movies. She was a committed AIDS activist, raising in excess of $200 million dollars for AIDS research.
Dame Elizabeth Taylor was appointed Dame Commander of the British Empire in 1999.