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This 1961 file photo shows actress Elizabeth Taylor in the film "Butterfield 8" in 1961.

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Elizabeth Taylor speaks during the 26th Annual Macy's Passport to Fashion gala Sept. 25, 2008, in Santa Monica, Calif.

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In this 1957 file photo, actress Elizabeth Taylor is shown in costume for her character in the film "Raintree County."

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In this 1957 file photo, Elizabeth Taylor poses with Montgomery Clift for the film "Raintree County."

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In a 1944 file photo, young actress Elizabeth Taylor is seen during filming of "National Velvet."

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Young actress Elizabeth Taylor hugs the neck of her horse in "National Velvet," which was filmed in 1944.

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Elizabeth Taylor in September, 1946.

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Actress Elizabeth Taylor stands on the balcony of the Grand Hotel in Stockholm, Sweden, in this Sept. 25, 1953 file photo.

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Elizabeth Taylor at the premiere of "The Lady with the Lamp" Sept. 22, 1951, at the Warner Theater in London.

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Elizabeth Taylor in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."

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Liza Minelli, left, hugs actress Elizabeth Taylor, who holds her Cecil B. DeMille award in Beverly Hills, Calif., in this Jan. 27, 1985 file photo.

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Elizabeth Taylor arrives with Michael Jackson at the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles for her birthday celebration Feb. 16, 1997.

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In this 1963 film still image originally released by 20th Century Fox, actress Elizabeth Taylor portrays Cleopatra in this photo from Joseph L. Mankiewiez' 1963 film, "Cleopatra."

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This May 8, 1962 file photo shows actress Elizabeth Taylor on the set of the movie " Cleopatra" in Rome.

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In this April 19, 1961 file photo, actress Elizabeth Taylor holds the Oscar she won as 1960's best film actress for her role in "Butterfield 8," while speaking with reporters in Hollywood, Calif.

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This 1966 file photo shows Elizabeth Taylor in the role of Martha and Richard Burton in the role of George in a scene from the 1966 movie "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"

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In a June 10, 1950 file photo, actress Elizabeth Taylor is shown on her arrival from Paris to London, at the Savoy Hotel.

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A Jan. 6, 1953 file photo shows one of the first pictures of Elizabeth Taylor with son Michael Howard Wilding, son of Taylor and English actor Michael Wilding.

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Actress Elizabeth Taylor reads aloud some of the thousands of names of people who have died from AIDS at an event Oct. 12, 1996 in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington.

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This photo released by Sotheby's shows a 1963 painting by Andy Warhol of Elizabeth Taylor titled "Liz," of acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas, estimated to be worth $9 to $12 million.

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Actress Elizabeth Taylor poses with her new husband, hotel heir Nick Hilton, as they stand on the terrace of their hotel room in Paris while on their honeymoon in this May 31, 1950 file photo.

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Actress Elizabeth Taylor with actor Michael Wilding, who would be her second husband, in this 1951 file photo.

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Actress Elizabeth Taylor is shown with her husband Mike Todd in this 1957 file photo.

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Eddie Fisher stands with his wife Elizabeth Taylor after their marriage in Las Vegas in this May 12, 1959 file photo.

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Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor arrive June 15, 1962, in a motor launch at the small town Porto d'Ischia, on the isle of Ischia in the Gulf of Naples, Italy for the shooting of some scenes of "Cleopatra."

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Actress Elizabeth Taylor and her husband, former secretary of the U.S. Navy John Warner, at the 42nd New York Film Critics Circle Awards dinner in New York in this Jan. 30, 1977 file photo.

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Elizabeth Taylor met husband Larry Fortensky at the Betty Ford Clinic.

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Elizabeth Taylor portrays Helena Cassadine on the ABC daytime series "General Hospital" in this 1981 image originally released by ABC.

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Elizabeth Taylor, portraying Helena Cassadine, left, and Rick Springfield, portraying Dr. Noah Drake, center, are shown on the set of the ABC daytime series, "General Hospital" with Executive Producer/Director Gloria Monty in this 1981 photo provided by ABC.

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Actress Elizabeth Taylor, left, receives an award for her charity work from Macy's West CEO Robert Mettler, right, at the Macy's Passport 2007 charity benefit Sept. 27, 2007, at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif.

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Academy Award winning actress Elizabeth Taylor with Paul Newman in the 1958 film "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."

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Elizabeth Taylor and Mickey Rooney in the 1944 film "National Velvet."

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Elizabeth Taylor in the 1960 film "Butterfield 8."

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Elizabeth Taylor arrives at her Diamond Jubilee birthday party Feb. 27, 2007, at the Ritz Carlton Lake Las Vegas.

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Elizabeth Taylor poses at the British Film and Television Academy/Los Angeles Cunard Britannia Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif in this Nov. 10, 2005 file photo.

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Actress Elizabeth Taylor appears during an exclusive interview with talk show host Larry King on CNN's "Larry King Live" at the CNN studios in Los Angeles on Tuesday, May 30, 2006.

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Elizabeth Taylor arrives at Paramount Studios in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles to give a benefit performance of A.R. Gurney's play "Love Letters" for the Elizabeth Taylor HIV/AIDS Foundation on Dec. 1, 2007.

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Actress Elizabeth Taylor arrives Aug. 31, 2001, at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini Palace in Venice, northern Italy, to host a charity auction to benefit the American Foundation for AIDS Research.

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James Earl Jones, Chita Rivera, James Levine, from left to right back row, with Paul Simon and Elizabeth Taylor, from left to right front row, pose for a picture as Kennedy Center Honorees for their lifetime contributions to the performing arts at the U.S. State Department, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, in Washington.

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Joan Collins, Shirley McClain, Debbie Reynolds and Elizabeth Taylor star in the Broadway production of "These Old Broads" by Carrie Fisher.

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Dame Elizabeth Taylor receives the honour of Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire from Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, right, in this image taken from video during a ceremony held at Buckingham Palace, in London on May 16, 2000. The award was given in recognition for Taylor's services to the entertainment industry and to charity.

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