Family left London at the start of WWII and moved to Los Angeles, CA
Played a beautiful socialite opposite Montgomery Clift in George Stevens' "A Place In The Sun"
Played Martha opposite Burton's George in Mike Nichols' adaptation of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
Produced a Broadway revival of Noel Coward's "Private Lives" starring herself and Richard Burton; produced through a company she formed titled the Elizabeth Theater Group
Re-teamed with Montgomery Clift for "Raintree County"; earned a Best Actress Academy Award nomination
Re-teamed with then husband Richard Burton in "The Sandpiper"
Awarded a record setting contract of $1 million to portray the title role in "Cleopatra"
Co-starred with Paul Newman in Tennessee Williams' "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"; earned a Best Actress Academy Award nomination
Co-starred with Spencer Tracy in the romantic comedy "Father of the Bride"
First adult leading role, playing debutante Melinda Grayton in "Conspirator"
Hosted syndicated TV documentary special "AIDS: The Global Explosion"
Launched second fragrance "White Diamonds"
Lent her voice for baby Maggie's first word on Fox animated series "The Simpsons"
Signed a contract with Universal Pictures
Signed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer eight months after Universal cancelled her contract
Won first Academy Award for playing the lead role in "BUtterfield 8"; co-starred then husband Eddie Fisher
Again co-starred with Clift in "Suddenly, Last Summer"; first collaboration with future husband, Eddie Fisher
Co-starred with Marlon Brando in the John Hudson-directed "Reflections in a Golden Eye"
First film for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, "Lassie Come Home"; also first film opposite Roddy McDowall
Last feature film role for 14 years, "The Mirror Crack'd"; also co-starred Rock Hudson
Last major acting performance, the ABC TV-movie "These Old Broads" with Shirley MacLaine, Debbie Reynolds, and Joan Collins
Launched first fragrance "Passion"
Played movie gossip columnist Louella Parsons in the TV-movie "Malice in Wonderland"
Portrayed the title role of the big-budget feature "Cleopatra"; directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz; Burton, who played Mark Antony, and Taylor began a much publicized off-screen affair during production
Re-teamed with director George Stevens to star in "The Only Game in Town"
Returned to features for the live-action film "The Flintstones"
Achieved child star status playing the leading role in Clarence Brown's "National Velvet"
Achieved critical acclaim playing the female lead in George Stevens's "Giant"; co-starred with Rock Hudson and James Dean
Again collaborated with Burton for "The Comedians"
Appeared again opposite Roddy McDowall in "The White Cliffs of Dover"
Cast opposite Burton and Peter O'Toole in "Under Milk Wood"
Co-narrated (with Orson Welles) the Holocaust compilation documentary "Genocide"
Co-starred with Henry Fonda in "Ash Wednesday"
Final adolescent role, playing Amy in the American classic "Little Women"
Hosted the CBS TV variety special "Elizabeth Taylor in London"
Made Broadway debut in a revival of Lillian Hellman's "The Little Foxes"; earned a Tony nomination for Best Actress
Made screen debut at the age of nine in "There's One Born Every Minute"
Made TV-movie debut in the two-part "Divorce His, Divorce Hers"; again collaborating with Richard Burton
Played the lead role in "Elephant Walk"
Reprised role opposite Spencer Tracy in the sequel "Father's Little Dividend"