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Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor


At the time of this portrait, taken on Valentine’s Day in 1946, Elizabeth Taylor was fourteen years old and had starred in her breakthrough role in “National Velvet”. A two time winner of the Academy Award for Best Actress, she went on to become not only one of the greatest film legends of the 20th Century but also a dedicated humanitarian. In 1999, Queen Elizabeth appointed her Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

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    Elizabeth Taylor


Feb 14 1946

Miss Elizabeth Taylor