Taylor promptly ditched her third spouse, Eddie Fisher, after beginning an affair with Richard Burton on the set of Cleopatra. 'I don't remember much about Cleopatra,' she said later. 'There were a lot of other things going on.' Their relationship was loving but tempestuous. They were married first from 1964 to 1974 and then again between 1975 and 1976
The Most Powerful Love Letters Ever Written #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/famous-love-letters-celebrity-writers#slide-8 Richard Burton To Elizabeth TaylorElizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton married each other twice. He was her fifth and sixth husband (of an eventual eight). They fell in love while filming Cleopatra in 1963, and their first on-screen kiss reportedly went on long after the director said "cut." They were both married at the time, but this was Hollywood, and they…
Elizabeth Taylor takes Richard Burton's 'affirmation of love' to the grave after being buried with his last ever love letter to her
Theirs is one of the most famous love affairs of all time. After meeting on the set of Cleopatra in 1962, and divorcing their current spouses, the pair went on to marry and divorce twice. While Elizabeth Taylor was married eight times, her relationship with Richard Burton was the one that really shook her to her core, and she was devastated when he died in 1984. When asked why she thought the couple couldn't make it work together, she famously said: 'Maybe we loved each other too much.'
For nearly a quarter of a century, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton were Hollywood royalty and their fiery romance, often called the marriage of the century, was the most notorious, publicized and celebrated love affair of its day. Swarmed by paparazzi worldwide, their love affair was played out entirely in front of the media from the time they met on the set of the major motion picture Cleopatra, left their respective spouses, married and divorced, only to remarry and divorce once again.
Elizabeth Taylor as Cleopatra. Saw this movie in the Sapphire Theater in Chennai. A big production and Liz was every inch as beautiful as Cleopatra was famed to be. This also had the big scandal of Taylor and Richard Burton falling in love and getting married- leaving their spouses.