First, Orson Welles viral videos and now nude photos of Elizabeth Taylor. Not too surprisingly, the pic and the story are equally bogus. The London Telegraph has the story; the shot dates back to , when Taylor was just eight years old. Apparently, rumors that Taylor was the woman in the picture are not new. So there you go. Still no known naked pictures of Elizabeth Taylor.
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Elizabeth Taylor's Only Known Nude Photo Released (see)
She began as a child actress in the early s, and was one of the most popular stars of classical Hollywood cinema in the s. She continued her career successfully into the s, and remained a well-known public figure for the rest of her life. The American Film Institute named her the seventh greatest female screen legend in Born in London to wealthy, socially prominent American parents, Taylor moved with her family to Los Angeles in , and she soon was given a film contract by Universal Pictures. Her screen debut was in a minor role in There's One Born Every Minute , but Universal terminated her contract after a year. Taylor was then signed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and had her breakthrough role in National Velvet , becoming one of the studio's most popular teenage stars.
Elizabeth Taylor's nude portrait at 24 seen for the first time
But none has been so revealing as this. A private collector has released the only known picture of the star — then aged 24 — posing nude. It is understood to be the first time the photo has been shown publicly. It was an engagement gift from Miss Taylor to producer Michael Todd, who was her third husband.
The striking black and white photo shows her topless. Taylor was 24 at the time and considered one of the most beautiful women in the world. Life-long friend Roddy McDowall, an actor and amateur photographer, convinced her to sit for the photo in