Actors and spouses Richard Burton, wearing a three piece suit, and Elizabeth Taylor, wearing a fur hat, pictured after he received his investiture from Buckingham Palace, London, November 10th 1970.

Actors and spouses Richard Burton, wearing a three piece suit, and Elizabeth Taylor, wearing a fur hat, pictured after he received his investiture from Buckingham Palace, London, November 10th 1970.

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

Elizabeth Taylor: A life in pictures

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…

The Most Powerful Love Letters Ever Written

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…

1963: Elizabeth Taylor (L) and Sammy Davis Jr. (2L) look on as Richard Burton (2R), gives a friendly buss to Sammy's wife May Britt.

1963: Elizabeth Taylor (L) and Sammy Davis Jr. (2L) look on as Richard Burton (2R), gives a friendly buss to Sammy's wife May Britt.

"Szata"- Jean Simmons, Richard Burton - 1953.-tunique_30060_4ea655c12c058837cb008ab7_1320202721.jpg (670×377)

"Szata"- Jean Simmons, Richard Burton - 1953.-tunique_30060_4ea655c12c058837cb008ab7_1320202721.jpg (670×377)

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.

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 and Richard Burton

Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton

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