Elizabeth Taylor

1932 - 2011

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Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor (27 February 1932 – 23 March 2011) was a British and American actress. She began her career as a child actress in the early 1940s and was one of the most popular stars of classical Hollywood cinema in the 1950s. She then became the world's highest paid movie star in the 1960s, remaining a well-known public figure for the rest of her life. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elizabeth Taylor has received more than 28,411,400 page views. Her biography is available in 112 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 109 in 2019). Elizabeth Taylor is the 54th most popular actor (down from 53rd in 2019), the 96th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 104th in 2019) and the 6th most popular British Actor.

Elizabeth Taylor is most famous for her acting career, which spanned six decades and won her two Academy Awards and eight Golden Globe Awards.

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Among actors, Elizabeth Taylor ranks 54 out of 13,578Before her are Jack Nicholson, James Dean, Asta Nielsen, Chuck Norris, Katharine Hepburn, and Dustin Hoffman. After her are Meryl Streep, Michael Douglas, Bruce Willis, Ingrid Bergman, Michael Gambon, and Will Smith.

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Among people born in 1932, Elizabeth Taylor ranks 5Before her are Umberto Eco, Jacques Chirac, Debbie Reynolds, and Andrei Tarkovsky. After her are Omar Sharif, François Truffaut, Miloš Forman, Johnny Cash, John Williams, Abebe Bikila, and Peter O'Toole. Among people deceased in 2011, Elizabeth Taylor ranks 6Before her are Steve Jobs, Muammar Gaddafi, Kim Jong-il, Václav Havel, and Osama bin Laden. After her are Otto von Habsburg, Cesária Évora, Svetlana Alliluyeva, Peter Falk, Wangari Maathai, and Sócrates.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Elizabeth Taylor ranks 96 out of 8,785Before her are John Napier (1550), Nicholas Winton (1909), Edward III of England (1312), Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson (1758), Jeff Beck (1944), and Walter Scott (1771). After her are Paul Dirac (1902), William Harvey (1578), T. E. Lawrence (1888), David Livingstone (1813), Edward Elgar (1857), and Jane Seymour (1508).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Elizabeth Taylor ranks 6Before her are Charlie Chaplin (1889), Anthony Hopkins (1937), Richard Burton (1925), Sean Connery (1930), and Alan Rickman (1946). After her are Christopher Lee (1922), Liam Neeson (1952), Ian McKellen (1939), Maggie Smith (1934), Roger Moore (1927), and Michael Caine (1933).

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