31 Rare Photos Of Elizabeth Taylor Through The Years

One of the most memorable stars in Hollywood history, Elizabeth Taylor dazzled the world with her multiple iconic films. Now, 10 years after her passing, let's take a look back on the icon's life in rare photos, including her tabloid-driven love life.

1. 1937

5-year-old Elizabeth poses with her brother and their golden retriever in Hampstead Garden.

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2. 1940

8-year-old Elizabeth bathes her cocker spaniel, Amy, at her California home.

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3. 1944

12-year-old Elizabeth forms a special bond with her co-star horse in National Velvet.

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4. 1945

A huge animal lover, 13-year-old Elizabeth poses with 3 of her many dogs.

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5. 1947

The 15-year-old movie star helps her mother make hot dogs in the kitchen.

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6. 1947

The child star enjoys painting outside in summer on the hood of a car.

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7. 1948

The 16-year-old actress feeds pigeons in Trafalgar Square in London.

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8. 1948

Young Elizabeth reads a letter from her overseas boyfriend, Glenn Davis.

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9. 1949

17-year-old Elizabeth was engaged to 28-year-old Army Air Force veteran William D. Pawley Jr., but they canceled the engagement that same year.

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10. 1950

A crafty Elizabeth sews preserved flowers into a hairpiece.

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11. 1950

At 18, Elizabeth married hotel heir Conrad Hilton Jr., but they divorced only a year later.

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12. 1951

Elizabeth began dating British actor Michael Wilding after ending her first marriage.

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13. 1952

Elizabeth, now 20 years old, shows off her silly side after getting her hair washed.

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14. 1952

Elizabeth wed Michael Wilding at Caxton Hall, London, in Feb.

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15. 1953

21-year-old Elizabeth welcomed her first child with Michael, a son named Michael Jr.

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16. 1954

Elizabeth returned to work, promoting her new movie, The Last Time I Saw Paris.

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17. 1957

At 25, Elizabeth ended her second marriage with Michael after 5 years and 2 sons together.

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18. 1957

Elizabeth married film producer Mike Todd in Acapulco, Mexico.

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19. 1957

Elizabeth welcomed her third child, and first daughter, with her husband, Mike.

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20. 1958

Mike died in a tragic plane crash, leaving 26-year-old Elizabeth grief-stricken.

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21. 1959

Beginning in a scandal, Elizabeth married friend Eddie Fisher in Las Vegas.

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22. 1960

The actress enjoys a suntan during a break on set.

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23. 1961

Elizabeth smiles after getting her Academy Award for Best Actress for Butterfield 8.

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24. 1962

Elizabeth does her dazzling makeup for Cleopatra with her two sons looking on.

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25. 1962

Elizabeth had an affair with co-star Richard Burton while filming Cleopatra, which led her fourth marriage with Eddie Fisher to crumble after 3 years in 1962.

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26. 1962

Elizabeth and Eddie adopted a fourth child, a little girl from Germany, before their divorce.

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27. 1964

Elizabeth wed Richard Burton in Montreal, Canada.

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28. 1973

Elizabeth, now 41, is in Gstaad, Switzerland, with Richard and their first grandchild.

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29. 1975

Elizabeth and Richard ended their 11-year marriage in 1975, remarried that same year, and split again the following year.

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30. 1976

Elizabeth married her 7th husband, John Warner.

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31. 1991

Elizabeth wed construction worker Larry Fortensky, her 8th and final husband.

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