Dame Elizabeth Taylor (February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011) was an English born, American actress. She started her career as a child in the movie “Lassie come home (1943)”. She was recognized for her great acting skills and astounding beauty. Her private life was not as starry as her life on the silver screen. She was in and out of eight marriages and also suffered from various illnesses. A great human being at heart, she supported various charitable institutions and also supported the research for AIDS. She is considered one of the best actresses of Hollywood. She died on the 23rd of March, 2011. The cause of her death was heart failure. She had been suffering from heart illness since a long time and had also undergone surgery once for a valve that was malfunctioning. She died surrounded by her four children.