#7. She was a Dame
Taylor received American and British honors for her career: the AFI Life Achievement Award in 1993, the Screen Actors Guild honorary award in 1997, and a BAFTA Fellowship in 1999. In 2000, she was made a Dame by Queen Elizabeth II. Taylor has also street named after her in Iowa City. She was one of the stars that inspired Andy Warhol, so he made a painting in her honour “The Man in Her Life” which was sold at Christie’s Action for $23.7 million in 2007.