The Incredible Life of a Hollywood Legend: Elizabeth Taylor

Born Far From Hollywood

On February 27th, 1932, Elizabeth Taylor was welcomed into the world. She was born in Hampstead, England, to American parents. She has since become a massive star in the Golden Age of Hollywood. She was destined for stardom. Taylor started her career in the 1940s as a child actress and remained a famous figure for the rest of her life.

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In 1939, her family moved to the United States for a rather dark reason. World War II was progressing fast. Her parents worried that the war would spread to Great Britain and put their baby girl’s life in danger. So, they decided to move to California.

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