Thought for the day

"I just wonder what it would be like to be reincarnated in an animal whose species had been so reduced in numbers than it was in danger of extinction. What would be its feelings toward the human species whose population explosion had denied it somewhere to exist.... I must confess that I am tempted to ask for reincarnation as a particularly deadly virus." -- Prince Philip, in his Forward to "If I Were an Animal" - United Kingdom, Robin Clark Ltd., 1986.



Elizabeth Taylor, born in 1932, was a British-American actress. She began her career as a child actress in the early 1940s and was one of the most popular stars of classical Hollywood cinema in the 1950s.


She became the highest-paid movie star in the 1960s, remaining a well-known public figure for the rest of her life. In 1999, the American Film Institute named her the seventh greatest female screen legend of classic Hollywood cinema.


Born in London to socially dominant American parents, Taylor moved with her family to Los Angeles in 1939. He made his acting debut with a small role in the Universal Pictures film There One Born Every Minute (1942), but the studio terminated his contract. one year.


She was then signed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and became a popular teen star after appearing in National Velvet (1944).


He transitioned to mature roles in the 1950s when he starred in the comedy Father of the Bride (1950) and received critical acclaim for his performance in the play A Place in the Sun (1951).