Iconic English-American actress Elizabeth Taylor died Wednesday of congestive heart failure at a Los Angeles hospital. She was 79. In remembrance of the Hollywood legend, life.com has published several photo galleries — including unpublished photos from the magazine's archives. The site reads:
"Simply put, Elizabeth Taylor was the biggest star of the Life era. She appeared on the magazine's cover a record 14 times, starting when she was just 15 years old, and over the following decades many Life photographers — Paul Schutzer, Peter Stackpole, Allan Grant, and George Silk among them ..."
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Photographer Mark Kauffman captured the young actress and her home life in 1948. The pin she is wearing belonged to Glenn Davis, a 1946 Heisman Trophy-winning athlete she was dating at the time.
A Place in the Sun, Taylor chats with her costar Montgomery Clift on the Paramount lot.
During a break in filming
Cleopatra. They would marry not once, but twice. See more photos of Burton and Taylor.
In costume as Marc Antony and Cleopatra, Richard Burton and Taylor take a break on the set of