Arguably one of the most popular movie stars of all time, as well as one of the most breathtakingly beautiful, Elizabeth Taylor began her career in the film There’s One Born Every Minute in 1942. In the 1950’s she was the most bankable star in Hollywood, anything she touched turned to gold. Her role as Cleopatra in 1963 earned her $1 million, which was a record for female actresses at the time.
At the young age of 15, French actress Brigitte Bardot made her modeling debut as she landed the cover of the uber-popular French magazine, Elle. Her long blonde hair and trademark smile helped her move into movies. in 1953 she was featured in the film Act of Love with Kirk Douglass. She retired in 1973 after starring in more than 47 films!