Today is Elizabeth Taylor's Birthday. Taylor was an actress in Hollywood's Golden Age. Taylor rose to fame in 1944 with her depiction of Velvet Brown in "National Velvet" and went on to star in Hollywood classics such as "Father of the Bride", "A Place in the Sun" and "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof." In her later life she became a philanthropist, helping to raise more than $270 million for preventative HIV/AIDS research. She died in 2011 and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California. She is survived by her four children.