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1 ELIZABETH TAYLOR By: Amber Allen February 27,1932-March 23, 2011 79 years old

2 HOW IT CAME TO BE  Born: Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, England.  Moved to the united states in April 1939.  At the age of 7.  Reason- world war II had started.

3 EARLY CHILDHOOD  My father open up a art store just like in London, and did very well.  Upon arriving here in the U.S. my mother got her into acting.  I was seen in “There's One Born Every Minute” (1942), released when she was ten.

4 RELIGION  My first religion was, Christian Science (1932–59). -A system of religious thought and practice derived from the writings of Mary Baker Eddy and the Bible.  Then later on in life I converted to, Judaism (1959–2011). -A monotheistic religion originating in the Hebrew Bible.

5 ROMANCES  My first marriage was Conrad "Nicky" Hilton (May 6, 1950 – January 29, 1951)  My second husband Michael Wilding (February 21, 1952 – January 26, 1957): he was 20 years older than me.  One of the loves or my life Michael Todd (February 2, 1957 – March 22, 1958) He passed away, the only marriage I didn’t get a divorce.

6 THE LOVE CONTINUES  My 4 th husband Eddie Fisher (May 12, 1959 – March 6, 1964): he was one of Todds best friends,  My 5 th husband Richard Burton (March 15, 1964 – June 26, 1974):  I remarried Richard Burton (October 10, 1975 – July 29, 1976): Sixteen months after divorcing.  My 6 th husband John Warner (December 4, 1976 – November 7, 1982):  And last but not lest my 7 th and final marriage Larry Fortensky (October 6, 1991 – October 31, 1996):

7 ACTIVISM  I was a devoted consistent and generous humanitarian time, helping to raise more than $270 million for the cause.  I was cofounder of the American Foundation for AIDS Research.  I was honored with a special Academy Award, the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, in 1992 for my HIV/AIDS humanitarian work.

8 JEWISH CAUSES  After my conversion to Judaism, I worked for Jewish causes throughout my life.  I helped to raise money for organizations such as the Jewish National Fund.  In 1962, I was kept from entering Egypt to complete Cleopatra, because of converting.

9 AWARDS AND HONORS  I received the Jean Herscholt Humanitarian Academy Award.  In 1994, a Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs, California, Walk of Stars was dedicated to me.  I was honored by the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) with the Life Achievement Award.

10 ILLNESSES AND DEATH  I struggled with health problems much of my life.  At 5'4", I constantly gained and lost significant amounts of weight, reaching both 119 pounds and 180 pounds in the 1980s.  On February 2011, new symptoms related to heart failure caused me to be admitted into Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for treatment,[71] where I remained until my death at age 79 on March 23, 2011, surrounded by my four children.

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