Wednesday, March 23, 2011

A Legend Passes




a sad day -
edgar


14 comments:

Glenna said...

Oh, I can't believe it! I saw her IRL once at the Kennedy Ctr. in DC back when she was married to the Virginia governor (?) senator (?). She was wearing a silver lame gown and while she was heavy then, she carried herself like the star she was. Even at that age and weight she was stunningly beautiful.

Jeanne said...

yes just was reading the obit online. Sad...I enjoy her early films but after that it seemed her fame came from being Elizabeth Taylor rather than an actress. My favorite is Father of the Bride with Spencer Tracy - she was just so beautiful when she was young you can hardly believe it. I'm still not sure what she saw in Richard Burton!

Jennifer said...

Yes, sad indeed. When my mother was younger, she styled her hair like Liz.....the resemblence was striking. I'm not a big movie buff, but she was one of my favorites, paritcularly for 'National Velvet'

Siobhan said...

So sad! May she rest in peace. I just recently saw her in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" and just couldn't believe how gorgeous she was. That was when I wasn't, ummm, looking at Paul Newman. ;) My 20 yr old daughter called to tell me the news & her comment was, "Elizabeth Taylor, you know, the original Helena Cassadine!"--she's an avid GH fan. It's interesting how she was known to different generations.

Sharon said...

What a beautiful woman! In public, at least, she always seem to embody such grace. (even in her later years - I admire that she didn't always hide herself away as so many other actresses of her age have done and I also admire her ability to laugh at some of the absurdness of the Hollywood life). I know she had many struggles with tragedies and demons - I'm sure she now has peace.

Margaret said...

Isn't it sad? I saw the headlines and felt so saddened. She was the same age as my mother too. She will definitely be missed -- a true legend.

valerie said...

So sad...it was the first thing I heard this morning. I think I will have to have a little movie marathon in her honor.

ariadne said...

My dad loved her!Along with others like Ava Gardner whom he adored he taught me through watching films with him to know them from an early age. AriadnefromGreece

MarchAnn58 said...

Such a beautiful lady and she had a great career and I bet a HELL of alot of fun.

Berit said...

Oh, I hadn't heard! I just saw a big perfume display using her--Violet Eyes or something--the other day.

samplerlover said...

I once saw Elizabeth Taylor in a Tennesse Williams play in London in either 1978 or 1980. What a beautiful lady she was. At the time she had fallen and broke her leg. She continued to perform sitting in a wheel chair. - Sandra.

samplerlover said...

Sorry, I am thinking of the wrong play. I saw her in a play called "Little Foxes" by Lilian Herman - Sandra.

Vicky said...

Richard and Liz are together again :)

Pilar said...

I´m with you, Edgar.
Hugs from Spain