Elizabeth Taylor photographed by Douglas Kirkland, May 29th, 1961.
"I have the emotions of a child in the body of a woman. I was rushed into womanhood for the movies. It caused me long moments of unhappiness and doubt." - Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor photographed by Bob Willoughby on the set of Raintree County, 1956

"She was special because she didn’t have a line cut between brain and mouth. That is, you asked her a question and she answered it. She was not fearful of public opinion and what it thought of her. She fought the battle for AIDS before Rock Hudson had AIDS. You know, there were even hollywood stars who wouldn’t talk to her and wouldn’t go to any of her rallies to try to raise money because they didn’t want to be associated with AIDS. And she stood up for it. She stood up for Michael Jackson in his darkest days, and his worst days. It matters not if you agreed with her, but it was her ability to be so forceful for so many things. And loyalty, which to me is the number one attribute a person could have, was her number one thing. If she was your friend, she was your friend. You can’t buy loyalty… and of course, there were her eyes- we’ll never see eyes like that again." -Larry King, on what made Elizabeth Taylor special.

Elizabeth Taylor photographed by Bob Willoughby, 1957