Today, the late Elizabeth Taylor would have celebrated her 79th birthday. In honor of the legendary film star and international sex symbol, we gathered a collection of rare and unseen Elizabeth Taylor photos from the LIFE archives. The star of such films as; Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Cleopatra and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, was married eight times and dated the likes of Frank Sinatra, Henry Kissinger and Howard Hughes. Continue to pay homage to the legendary Liz Taylor, a true fashion icon and celebrated humanitarian. [LIFE]