Playing a doe-eyed heiress in A Place in the Sun or a hysterical alcoholic harpie in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Taylor possessed enormous talent, one thing so many current "celebrities" lack. They may have Taylor's beauty or penchant for personal drama, but few have the ability to tear up a screen like Dame Elizabeth. Over the course of her eight decades, Taylor showed us what it means to be a magnet for scandal and a true celebrity. She did it with grace, class, and panache. And for that we'll never forget her.