In the early 1980s, Taylor moved to Bel-Air, California, which is her current home.
The American Film Institute named Taylor seventh among the Greatest Female Stars of All Time.
She was surrounded by her four children.
She began receiving better roles in the mid-1950s, beginning with the epic drama Giant 1956 , and starred in several critically and commercially successful films in the following years.
She also decided to make Christie's auction house the primary place where she will sell her jewelry, artwork, clothing, furniture and memorabilia September 2006.
When she was 9 years, Taylor began to travel to New York City for vocal and acting lessons.