Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor

Date of birth:
February 27, 1932

Hampstead, London

Diabetes Type:

Liz Taylor (full name: Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor) is the British-American actress regarded as one of Hollywood’s greatest from the Golden Years as well as a well known celebrity and role model with type 1 diabetes.

Best known for her role as Cleopatra alongside Richard Burton and Rex Harrison, the film is often regarded as ‘the film that changed Hollywood ’.

Elizabeth Taylor has been rumoured to have been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes though this has never restricted her lifestyle which has included numerous marrages, being the mother of four children and trying her hand as an entrepreneur.

In late 2009, Elizabeth Taylor publicly denied that she has diabetes.

She was reported in the news at the time as commenting: “I was completely honest with you about my hospitalisation. Now the press, bless their little hearts, had to add something by saying I had diabetes, which is a total lie. But I guess they can’t help themselves.”

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