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How Tall Was: Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

Liz Taylor, famous for her pithy one-liners, her rivalry with Marilyn Monroe and her great love of expensive jewelry was one of the true movie greats of all time.

She lived life to the full: from her eight marriages, to a broken back, various near-death experiences and being condemned for ‘erotic vagrancy’ by the Vatican.  Continue reading How Tall Was: Elizabeth Taylor

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How Tall Was: Rudolph Valentino

Rudolph Valentino

Rudolph Valentino, the legendary heart-throb and star of the silver screen was a sensation due to his good looks and seductive on-screen chemistry in the 1920s. He became an overnight sensation in the silent movie The Sheik in 1921 and was adored by women the world over. Continue reading How Tall Was: Rudolph Valentino

How Tall Was: John Wayne

John Wayne

John Wayne, who was famously christened Marion (who can blame him for changing his name?), was a movie actor who worked throughout the 1930s, 40s, 50s and 60s. He was most famous for his rugged manly roles, including his iconic roles as gunslinging cowboys in movies like Rio Bravo (1959) and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962). Continue reading How Tall Was: John Wayne