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The Profitable Career of Elizabeth Taylor

On March 23, 2011, Elizabeth Taylor died at the age of 79. An actress who was always synonymous with glamour and class she won two Oscars and at the pinnacle of her career, was the highest paid actress in the world. Taylor also distinguished herself as a businesswoman with her own line of perfume.

Click ahead to see some of the most notable moments in the life and profitable career of the late, great Elizabeth Taylor.

By Daniel Bukszpan, Special to CNBC.com
Posted 23 Mar 2011

Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures