Elizabeth Taylor

  • Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin to receive honorary Academy Awards September 6, 2013

    Los Angeles: And the honorary Academy Awards go to... Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin, Angela Lansbury and Italian costume designer Piero Tosi. The film academy announced on Thursday that Jolie will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, while Martin, Lansbury and Tosi will get Oscars recognizing their career achievements. Academy president Cheryl Boone...
  • Lindsay Lohan: I've learnt a lot but I'm not a saint December 9, 2012

    London: Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan, who plays Elizabeth Taylor in new movie 'Liz and Dick', says she and the Hollywood icon seem unable to avoid a life of excess. Both the actresses were former child stars who eventually checked into the Betty Ford Center for drug and alcohol abuse, reported Sun...
  • Lindsay Lohan: I feel bullied by constant attention November 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: After undergoing many troubles in life, actress Lindsay Lohan thinks other stars in her place would have 'committed suicide'. The 'Liz and Dick' actress, who has endured five stints in rehab and been arrested six times in recent years, feels she is 'bullied' by the constant attention surrounding...
  • Liz and Dick: Lindsay Lohan gets slammed by critics November 17, 2012

    Los Angeles: Lindsay Lohan's comeback performance as Elizabeth Taylor in the TV biopic 'Liz & Dick' has been slammed by the critics who have called it 'half train wreck, half SNL skit'. The Hollywood Reporter critic Tim Goodman said the 26-year-old Lohan has only through make-up and wardrobe inspired even...
  • Elizabeth Taylor: The highest earning dead celebrity October 25, 2012

    New York: Elizabeth Taylor surpassed Michael Jackson as the highest-earning dead celebrity in the past year, with her estate pulling in $210 million, much of it from the auction of her jewels, costumes and artwork, Forbes said on Wednesday. Jackson, who died in 2009, dropped into second place with earnings of...
  • Lindsay Lohan's Elizabeth Taylor poster released September 21, 2012

    The much-awaited look of Lindsay Lohan as screen icon Elizabeth Taylor is out now after the makers of 'Liz & Dick' released a poster of the TV movie. Clad in a black cocktail dress and dripping in Taylor's signature diamonds, Lohan - sporting a jet black dolled up do -poses seductively...
  • Remembering Richard Burton and his scandalous life September 5, 2012

    New Delhi: "She's little Miss Mammary, great at two things: Getting ill and getting married. But I guess I've got to don my breast-plate once more to play opposite Miss Tits." That was Richard Burton in 1964, letting it off in typical flamboyant fashion as on of Cleopatra's two leading...
  • Lindsay Lohan to play Elizabeth Taylor in film April 24, 2012

    New York: Lindsay Lohan will portray Elizabeth Taylor in a Lifetime film about her love affair with actor Richard Burton. Lifetime on Monday made official a casting decision rumored for months. The network says Lohan will star in 'Liz & Dick,' with production set to begin in early June. There was no...
  • Auction of Liz Taylor's jewels breaks record December 15, 2011

    New York: An auction of actress Elizabeth Taylor's world-renowned jewels took in $116 million, more than double the record for a single collection, and set new marks for pearls, colorless diamonds and Indian jewels. Christie's sale of 80 items from Taylor's collection on Tuesday had been estimated to raise about $20...
  • Beckham to buy Taylor's jewellery for Victoria September 20, 2011

    London: Soccer ace David Beckham is reportedly planning to buy late Dame Elizabeth Taylor's jewellery for wife Victoria, when it is auctioned in December. Beckham is keen to splash on the late screen legend's 2.9 million pounds worth of diamonds, contactmusic.com reports. "David's been so happy since Harper was born, he feels...
  • Taylor's house on sale for $8.6 million May 24, 2011

    Elizabeth Taylor lived in the 1960s ranch-style house in Bel Air for 30 years until her death in March because of congestive heart failure. "(The house was) where we all gathered, especially at Thanksgiving and Easter... She never entertained the notion of moving," femalefirst.co.uk quoted Taylor's son Christopher Wilding as saying. Mossler...
  • Liz Taylor's love letters to be auctioned May 6, 2011

    Miami: More than 60 love letters that screen goddess Elizabeth Taylor (1932-2011) wrote in 1949 to a young Miami Beach millionaire with whom she was deeply in love will be auctioned online next week. The love letters are ones that Taylor wrote at barely age 17 to 28-year-old William Pawley, the...
  • Elizabeth Taylor born with two sets of eyelashes March 30, 2011

    London: Her violet eyes broke many hearts but not many know that a genetic mutation had left Elizabeth Taylor with an extra set of eyelashes. The genetic mutation, a rare medical condition known as distichiasis added a captivating appeal by framing Taylor's deep violet eyes, the Daily Mail reported. Taylor, hailed by...
  • Liz Taylor's fortune to go to AIDS charities March 27, 2011

    Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor who was a HIV/AIDS activist has left a bulk of her multi-million fortune for AIDS charities. The veteran, who died on Wednesday aged 79 in Los Angeles, after battling with congestive heart disease, had launched amfAR; an AIDS charity in 1985. She even spearheaded the Elizabeth Taylor...
  • Liz Taylor buried in small ceremony at LA March 25, 2011

    California: Elizabeth Taylor's funeral started late - just the way the screen legend wanted it. Her family held a brief private service Thursday at a Southern California cemetery famous for being the final resting place of Hollywood celebrities, including her good friend Michael Jackson. But the funeral began 15 minutes after its...
  • Life of Elizabeth Taylor in her own words March 24, 2011

    Here's something you may not have known about Elizabeth Taylor, beyond her stardom she was a passionate philanthropist. ...
  • Life and legacy of the vivacious Liz Taylor March 24, 2011

    To the passing of an Icon, Elizabeth Taylor who died at the age of 79. Here's a look at her life and legacy. ...
  • Rest in peace Liz Taylor, B'wood celebs react March 24, 2011

    New Delhi: Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor's death on Wednesday left many Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan and Madhur Bhandarkar mourning for the "beautiful", "iconic" and "original sex symbol". Taylor, who was being treated in a hospital in Los Angeles, died of congestive heart failure. The Britain-born Hollywood star,...
  • Remembering Elizabeth Taylor March 24, 2011

    Legendary Hollywood actress Elizabeth Taylor has died at the age of 79 at a hospital in LA. ...
  • RIP movie icon Elizabeth Taylor March 23, 2011

    Liz Taylor is considered one of the greatest actresses of Hollywood's golden age and will be remain a memorable movie icon for generations to come. ...
  • Time-lapse animation: How Liz Taylor aged May 18, 2011

    Elizabeth Taylor, the violet-eyed film goddess whose sultry screen persona, stormy personal life and enduring fame and glamour made her one of the last of the classic movie stars and a template for the modern celebrity, died at age of 79. We take bring you a flashback of the different...
  • Life and times of Liz Taylor (1932-2011) March 23, 2011

    Two-time Oscar winner and one of Hollywood's most glamorous superstars, Elizabeth Taylor, died. She was 79. Here are some details about the actress who starred in around 55 films, six television movies, guest appearances on prime time television and voice overs. Film Career - Soon after her 10th birthday she landed the lead...
  • Watch: Liz Taylor's 'The Last Time I Saw Paris' May 18, 2011

    Legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor died in Los Angeles. She was 79.Liz Taylor's 1954 romantic drama is loosely based on F Scott Fitzgerald's short story Babylon Revisited. The film is now in the public domain. Watch: The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954) ...
  • Film legend Elizabeth Taylor dies at 79 March 23, 2011

    Los Angeles: Screen legend Elizabeth Taylor, the violet-eyed film goddess whose sultry screen life was often upstaged by her stormy personal life, died Wednesday at age 79. She died of congestive heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where she had been hospitalized for about six weeks, publicist Sally Morrison said. "All her...
  • Liz Taylor treated for congestive heart failure February 12, 2011

    Los Angeles: Elizabeth Taylor has been hospitalized for treatment of congestive heart failure. Her spokeswoman, Sally Morrison, said on Friday that the Oscar-winning actress was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center within the past couple of days. The 78-year-old Taylor is being treated for symptoms caused by congestive heart failure, a condition she...
  • Kareena's 'Heroine' to have H'wood beauties May 31, 2010

    Mumbai: Ava Gardner, Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe and Vivien Leigh... these are four legendary Hollywood beauties whom director Madhur Bhandarkar will use as reference points for Kareena Kapoor's character in upcoming film Heroine. And to make Kareena's job easier, Bhandarkar has prepared a three-hour documentary on the quartet of Hollywood greats....
  • Liz Taylor dismisses engagement rumours April 13, 2010

    Hollywood diva Elizabeth Taylor has denied reports that she is engaged to wed for a ninth time and says the rumours "simply aren't true". "The rumors regarding my engagement simply aren't true. Jason is my manager and dearest friend. I love him with all my heart." Taylor wrote on her Twitter...
  • Watch: What love can do to you July 15, 2009

    New Delhi: Actor Elizabeth Taylor is in the hospital because she can't cope with good friend Michael Jackson's death, while his kids want to be with his sister. Also, take a look at what love can do to you. MAN-DONNA He loved her music as a kid and now 28-year-old Chilean, Elias...
  • 'Devastated' Liz Taylor grieves for MJ in private June 26, 2009

    Washington: Late King of pop Michael Jackson''s close friend Elizabeth Taylor is “too devastated” to comment on his death. Her representatives have revealed that she is grieving her loss in private at this time. "Dame Elizabeth Taylor is too devastated by the passing of her dear friend Michael Jackson to issue a...