06:33 PM EDT 08/24/2014
Originally posted 12/17/2013 01:55PM
Colin Farrell considers Elizabeth Taylor the "last kind of romantic relationship" he had and says he wanted to be husband number eight.
"I just adored her," the Saving Mr. Banks actor told Ellen DeGeneres when he stopped by her daytime talk show on Monday, Dec. 16. The actor's unique friendship with the Hollywood icon started up when the two met at Cedars Sinai Hospital.
Originally posted 09/19/2012 04:00PM
Several photos have surfaced of Lindsay Lohan in character as Elizabeth Taylor in the upcoming Lifetime movie Liz & Dick – but now comes the most official one of all.
PEOPLE.com has a first look at the promotional poster for the film featuring Lohan, 26, looking like the Hollywood legend in dark red lipstick and draped in diamonds.
Alongside Lohan are words that describe Taylor's story, but that could easily apply to Lohan herself: "child star," "paparazzi," "controversial love affairs."
Originally posted 02/15/2011 05:30PM
It's good news for Elizabeth Taylor!
A week after checking into an L.A. hospital for symptoms associated with congestive heart failure, the Hollywood icon is showing marked improvement, PEOPLE has learned.
"Since being admitted, there has been steady improvement in her condition, and over the weekend she has had visits from family and close friends," says a statement from reps for the legendary actress, 78, who suffers from an ongoing heart condition. "Her medical team is gratified by her progress to date, and it is hoped and expected that this will continue over the next few days. For now, she will remain under their care in the hospital for continued monitoring."
Originally posted 09/24/2010 08:00AM
Eddie Fisher, the '50s singing superstar whose crooning career was torpedoed by his involvement in perhaps the most-publicized sex scandal of the last century, died after suffering complications from recent hip surgery. He was 82.
"Late [Wednesday] evening, the world lost a true American icon," Fisher's family said in a statement. "He was an extraordinary talent and a true mensch [Yiddish for person of integrity]."
Father to Star Wars star and Postcards from the Edge author Carrie Fisher, among others, Edwin Jack Fisher died in his home in Berkeley, Calif. The family statement also read: "He was loved and will be missed by his four children: Carrie, Todd, Joely, and Tricia Leigh as well as his six grandchildren."
Originally posted 07/31/2003 01:00PM
In a tangle that has fans and legal eagles alike scratching their heads, a former gardener on Elizabeth Taylor's Bel Air estate is suing the star, alleging that she fired him without pay because he wasn't gay.
Originally posted 02/28/2002 01:30PM
The movie legend turns 70; Michael Jordan's knee surgery goes "great"; Cynthia Nixon wants better schools; a movie tough guy dies.
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