|Filed for Divorce||4/26/1974||--|
Children of this Relationship
|Maria Burton||08/01/1961||55 yrs.||Female||Adopted|
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Relationship Information, Quotes, and Trivia
Where and/or how did Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton meet?
Elizabeth and Richard met during the filming of the movie "Cleopatra".
Why did Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton break up?
While their passion for each other was evident Burton's drinking became a problem and they divorced in 1974 after ten years of marriage.
Other Relationship Information about Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton:
During their first marriage, Burton and Taylor starred in Mike Nichols' 1966 film adaptation of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? as a middle-aged married couple engaged in an escalating battle of insults. Burton and Taylor also starred in 1967's The Taming of the Shrew, based on William Shakespeare's play.
Classic Quotes by Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton about their relationship:
"You can't keep clapping a couple of dynamite sticks together without expecting them to blow up." Richard Burton