The Many Loves of Elizabeth Taylor
After writing about The Many Loves of Julia Roberts, Cris A made a request regarding three other actresses this is the first installment. I hope you enjoy.
Dame Elizabeth Taylor was born February 27, 1932 in London, England and has been starring in movies since the 1940’s. At the age of 12 she starred in the movie National Velvet and would continue acting until 2003. Elizabeth Taylor is best known for her beauty as well as for her many marriages a total of 8 with 7 different men. She is also known for the many men she has been associated with both on and off screen.
Francesco Scavullo – Scavullo was bornJanuary 16, 1921 in New York, New York and died January 6, 2004 in New York, New York at age 82 from heart failure. Scavullo was a famous photographer whose photographers have graced the cover of many top magazines.
Huntington Hartford – Hartford was bornApril 18, 1911 in New York, New York and died May 19, 2008 in The Bahamas at age 97. Hartford is famous for being the sole heir to the The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company fortune.
Moss Mabry – Mabry met Elizabeth Taylor on the set of the movie Giant. Mabry was born July 5, 1918 in Marianna, Florida and died January 25, 2006 in Oceanside, California at age 87 from respiratory and heart problems. Mabry was famous for being a costume designer.
Rod Steiger – Steiger was bornApril 14, 1925 in Westhampton, New York and died July 9, 2002 in Los Angeles, California at age 77 from pneumonia. Steiger was an actor best known for his roles in the movies In the Heat of the Night, Waterloo, On the Waterfront, and Doctor Zhivago.
Vic Damone – Damone was bornJune 12, 1928 (1928-06-12)in Brooklyn, New York. Damone is best known as a singer songwriter with his biggest hit, You’re Breaking My Heart.
Victor Mature – Mature was bornJanuary 29, 1913 in Louisville, Kentucky and died August 4, 1999 in Rancho Santa Fe, California at age 86 from leukemia. Mature was best known as an actor in movies such as Kiss of Death and playing opposite leading ladies; Rita Hayworth and Betty Grable. (1913-01-29)
Artie Shaw – Shaw dated Elizabeth Taylor from 1945 – 1948. Shaw was bornMay 23, 1910 in New York, New York and died December 30, 2004 in Thousand Oaks, California at the age of 94 from complications of adult on-set diabetes. Shaw is best known as a jazz clarinetist, composer, and bandleader.
Richard Long – Long dated Elizabeth Taylor in 1948. Long was born December 17, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois and died December 21, 1974 in Los Angeles, California at age 47 from multiple heart attacks. Long was an actor famous for his television roles on The Big Valley and 77 Sunset Strip to name a few. (1927-12-17)
Glenn Davis – Davis dated Elizabeth Taylor from 1948 – 1949. Davis was born December 26, 1924 in Claremont, California and died March 9, 2005 in La Quinta, California at age 80 from prostate cancer. Davis is famous for playing professional football with the Los Angeles Rams.
William Pawley – Pawley dated Elizabeth Taylor from 1948 – 1950. Pawley was born September 7, 1896 in Florence, South Carolina and died in 1977 in Miami, Florida from a self inflicted gunshot wound at age 86. Pawley was famous for being an executive at the Curtis-Wright Aircraft and a founder and member of the Flying Tigers.
Peter Lawford – Lawford dated Elizabeth Taylor in 1948. Lawford was born September 7, 1923 in London, England and died December 24, 1984 in Los Angeles, California at age 61 from cardiac arrest brought about by years of drug and alcohol abuse. Lawford is famous for being an actor and a member of the Rat Pack.
Conrad Hilton Jr. – Hilton was married toElizabeth Taylor from 1950 – 1951 (Marriage Number 1 for Taylor). Hilton was born July 6, 1926 in Dallas, Texas and died February 5, 1969 in Los Angeles, California from heart attack at age 42. Hilton is best known as the heir to the Hilton Hotel Chain and the great uncle of Paris Hilton. (1926-07-06)
Pat DiCicco – DiCicco dated Elizabeth Taylor in 1951. DiCicco was born February 14, 1909 and died October 24, 1978 in New York, New York from cancer at age 69. DiCicco is famous for being married to Gloria Vanderbilt and a true bad boy; pimp, bootlegger, gangster and a violent man whose ex-wife, Thelma Todd’s suicide is questioned.
Stanley Donen – Donen dated Elizabeth Taylor in 1951. Donen was born April 13, 1924 in Columbia, South Carolina. Donen is famous for being a film director and choreographer working on musicals such as On the Town and Singin’ in the Rain.
Michael Wilding – Wilding was married toElizabeth Taylor from 1952 – 1957 (Marriage Number 2 for Taylor). Wilding was born July 23, 1912 in Essex, England and died July 8, 1979 in West Sussex, England at age 66 from head injuries suffered from a fall down a flight of stairs during an epileptic seizure. Wilding is famous for being an English actor. (1912-07-23)
James Dean – Dean dated Elizabeth Taylor in 1955. Dean was born February 8, 1931 in Marion, Indiana and died September 30, 1955 in Cholame, California at age 24 from a car accident. Dean is famous for his roles in East of Eden, Rebel Without of a Cause and Giant which also starred Elizabeth Taylor.
Rock Hudson – Hudson dated Elizabeth Taylor in 1956. Hudson was born November 17, 1925 in Winnetka, Illinois and died October 2, 1985 in Los Angeles, California at age 59 from AIDS. Hudson was famous for being a sexy leading man usually opposite Doris Day and was also in the movie Giant with Elizabeth Taylor.
Michael Todd – Todd was married to Elizabeth Taylor from 1957 – 1958 (Marriage Number 3 for Taylor). Todd was born June 22, 1907 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and died March 22, 1958 in Grants, New Mexico at age 50 from an airplane crash of his private plane. Todd is famous for being a producer for the movie Around the World in 80 Days. (1907-06-22)
Arthur Lowe Jr. – Lowe Jr. dated Elizabeth Taylor in 1958. No information available about Arthur Lowe Jr.
Eddie Fisher – Fisher was married to Elizabeth Taylor from 1959 – 1964 (Marriage Number 4 for Taylor). Fisher was born August 10, 1928 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Fisher is famous for being a singer and being married to Debbie Reynolds and Connie Stevens he is also the father of Carrie and Joely Fisher.
Frank Sinatra – Sinatra dated Elizabeth Taylor in 1961. Sinatra was born December 12, 1915 in Hoboken, New Jersey and died May 14, 1998 in Los Angeles, California at age 82 from a heart attack. Sinatra was famous for being a singer and an actor as well as a member of the Rat Pack and Ol’ Blue Eyes.
Joseph L. Mankiewicz – Mankiewicz dated Elizabeth Taylor in 1962. Mankiewicz was born February 11, 1909 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and died February 5, 1993 Bedford, New York at age 83. Mankiewicz was famous as a director and producer and directed Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton in Cleopatra. (1909-02-11)
Richard Burton – Burton was married to Elizabeth Taylor from 1964 – 1974 (Marriage Number 5 for Taylor) then remarried her from 1975 – 1976 (Marriage Number 6 for Taylor). Burton was born November 10, 1925 in Wales, UKand died August 5, 1984 in Céligny, Switzerland at age 58 from a cerebral hemorrhage. Burton was an actor and starred in Cleopatra with Elizabeth Taylor.
Aristotle Onassis – Onassis dated Elizabeth Taylor in 1964. Onassis was born January 15, 1906 in İzmir, Turkey and died March 15, 1975 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France at age 69 from pneumonia. Onasis was famous as a prominent Greek shipping magnate and husband of Jacqueline Kennedy.
Marlon Brando – Brando dated Elizabeth Taylor in 1966. Brando was born April 3, 1924 in Omaha, Nebraska and died July 1, 2004 in Los Angeles, California at age 80 from several health conditions such as complications for diabetes, liver cancer and congestive heart failure. Brando is famous as an actor in such movies as On the Waterfront, A Streetcar Named Desire and The Godfather. (1924-04-03)
John Warner – Warner was married to Elizabeth Taylor from 1976 – 1982 (Marriage Number 7 for Taylor). Warner was born February 18, 1927 in WashingtonDC. Warner is famous for being a republican politician and Virginia State Senator.
Victor Luna - Dated Elizabeth Taylor from 1983 – 1985. No information available about Victor Luna.
George Hamilton – Hamilton dated Elizabeth Taylor in 1987. Hamilton was born August 12, 1939 in Memphis, Tennessee. Hamilton is famous for being an actor and for his perpetual tan.
Larry Fortensky – Fortensky was married to Elizabeth Taylor from 1991 – 1996 (Marriage Number 8 for Taylor). Fortensky was born January 17, 1952 (1952-01-17) in Stanton, California. Fortensky and Taylor met at the Betty Ford Clinic and were married at Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch. Fortensky was famous for marrying Elizabeth Taylor.
Jason Winters - Dated Elizabeth Taylor from 2007 – Present. Could Winters be husband number 8 for marriage number 9 for Elizabeth Taylor? There is not much known about the man but the rumors abound about their relationship.
This is certainly a long list of a very interesting collection of men. In no way is this a complete collection; I am more than certain that there are more. Elizabeth Taylor is a beautiful woman and an awesome actress who obviously knows how to woo men.