Elizabeth Taylor 1932-2011

Remembering Hollywood's Queen, Elizabeth Taylor

The beautiful and tumultuous life of a grand dame who became movie-made royalty


In 2001, President Clinton awarded Taylor the second-highest civilian honor in the nation, the Presidential Citizen's Medal, in recognition of her commitment to AIDS activism. Taylor was also feted at the 25th annual Kennedy Center Honors in 2002. Besides being honored for her philanthropic work and acting career, Taylor also found enormous success as a businesswoman with her White Diamonds fragrance and House of Taylor jewelry line.