Was Elizabeth Taylor Jewish?

Elizabeth Taylor

Well, to make a long story short, Elizabeth Taylor was Jewish! she was not born Jewish, but later on converted to Judaism, which makes her Jewish.

Since Elizabeth Taylor's mother was not Jewish, and in Judaism one's religion is based on one's mother's religion, then that makes her also not Jewish (though once again, she was converted to Judaism, which makes her Jewish) . Though she was Jewish, Her father was not Jewish...

Elizabeth Taylor (who's full birth name was Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor) was born on February 27, 1932 in Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, England, UK.

She was a famous international actress and in 1963, became the highest paid movie star (at the time) when she received $1,000,000 to play the title role in the 'Cleopatra' production for 20th Century Fox. Elizabeth has been married eight times to seven husbands.

National Velvet (1944) was Taylor's first success, and she starred in Father of the Bride(1950), A Place in the Sun (1951), Giant (1956), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof(1958), and Suddenly, Last Summer (1959). She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for BUtterfield 8 (1960), played the title role in Cleopatra (1963) and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), for which Taylor won a second Academy Award.

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