Elizabeth Taylor Trivia Quiz Questions with Answers
What was Elizabeth Taylor’s birth
A: Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor.
Where was Elizabeth Taylor born?
A: At Heathwood, her parents' home at 8 Wildwood Road in Hampstead Garden Suburb, a northwestern suburb of London.
Who was her father?
A: Francis Lenn Taylor.
Who was Elizabeth’s mother?
A: Sara Sothern Sara Viola Warmbrodt.
Taylor had one older brother named what?
Her parents were originally from where?
A: Arkansas City, Kansas.
What did Elizabeth’s father do?
A: He was an art dealer.
What did Elizabeth’s mother do?
A: Sara was a former actress whose stage name was "Sara Sothern".
How old was Elizabeth's when she converted to Judaism?
Elizabeth Taylor had what citizenship?
A: She had dual citizenship, British and U.S.
Taylor began taking ballet lessons at what young age?
A: At the age of three.
Taylor appeared in her first motion picture, There's One
Born Every Minute (1942), at the age of what?
MGM cast Elizabeth in what movie in
A: Lassie Come Home.
In Lassie Come Home, who did she star with?
A: Child-star Roddy McDowall, with whom she would share a lifelong friendship.
The movie received favorable attention and MGM signed
Taylor to a what?
A: Conventional seven-year contract, starting at $100 a week with regular raises.
The role of Velvet Brown in MGM's National Velvet made
Taylor a star at the age of what?
Taylor’s character was a young girl?
A: Training her horse to win the Grand National.
Velvet, which co-starred fellow young actor Mickey Rooney
and English newcomer Angela Lansbury, became a “what” upon its release in
A: A great success.
Many years later, what did Taylor say about the
A: "the most exciting film" she had ever made.
The movie caused many of her later back problems due to
A: Her falling off a horse during filming.
How much money did National Velvet gross?
A: Over US$4 million
Because of the National Velvet’s success she was cast in
what other animal film?
A: Courage of Lassie (1946).
The film's success led to yet another contract for Taylor
paying her how much?
A: $750 per week.
Elizabeth’s portrayal of Amy in the film Little
her last what?
A: Adolescent role.
The teenage Taylor was reluctant to what?
A: Continue making films.
What was Taylor's first picture under her new salary of
$2,000 per week?
A: The Big Hangover(1950).
Her first box office success in an adult role came playing
A: Kay Banks in the comedy Father of the Bride (1950).
Who did she star with in the movie “Father of the Bride”?
A: Spencer Tracy and Joan Bennett.
In late 1949, Taylor had begun filming what George Stevens'
A: A Place in the Sun.
Upon its release in 1951, Taylor was hailed for her
performance as whom?
A: Angela Vickers, a spoiled socialite.
Taylor became increasingly unsatisfied with what?
A: The roles being offered to her at the time.
Elizabeth was nominated for an
Academy Award for Best
Actress four years in a row for what four movies?
A: Raintree County, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Suddenly Last Summer, and Butterfield 8.
Suddenly, Last Summer's success placed Taylor among the
A: Top-ten, and she remained there almost every year for the next decade.
Elizabeth Taylor became the highest-paid actor in Hollywood
when she signed a $1 million contract to star in what film?
A: 20th Century Fox's lavish production of Cleopatra.
During the filming, Taylor began a romance with Richard
Burton, who played what role in the film?
A: Mark Antony.
The romance received much attention from the tabloid press,
since they were both what?
A: Married to other spouses at the time.
How much money did Elizabeth Taylor ultimately get for her
A: $7 million.