The beautiful and tumultuous life of a grand dame who became movie-made royalty
See a sampling of the star's treasures, auctioning Dec. 13-16 in N.Y.C.
Famously married eight times (twice to Richard Burton), she never gave up her search for a soulmate
From the sublime to the jaw-dropping – that 69-carat diamond! – the Oscar winner never met a look she couldn't love
This Hollywood legend's piercing violet eyes, crusade against AIDS and eight marriages made her the subject of 14 PEOPLE covers
Her first Oscar win! Her chemistry with Paul Newman! That bawdy Golden Globes appearance! Watch some of the late screen legend's most memorable moments
A look back at the screen legend's marriages, memorable roles and legacy as an AIDS activist
The Oscar-winning screen legend, 79, had suffered health issues for the past 50 years
More than mesmerizing beauty, the Oscar-winning Hollywood icon was a powerhouse
Michael Wilding calls his late mother "an extraordinary woman who lived life to the fullest"
Elton John, Madonna and more friends from Hollywood remember the late actress's beauty, generosity and talent
Though her husbands came and went, her animals were the real loves of her life
The late Hollywood queen attributed the purple perfume packaging to her favorite color – not her violet eyes
Never-before-seen images of the screen legend
Elton John AIDS Foundation Announces New Grant Awards with Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation
Elizabeth Taylor's Grandchildren Carry on Her Legacy at AIDSWatch Event in Washington
Snuggling in Bed and Playing with Those Famous Diamonds: Elizabeth Taylor's Granddaughter Shares Intimate Memories
'Middle Age Was Tough for Her:' How Elizabeth Taylor Found Her Second Act When Hollywood Stopped Offering Her Good Roles
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