Awesome: Elizabeth Taylor
- Saving Montgomery Clift's life after a horrible auto accident. Clift had crashed his car on the extremely narrow, winding road from Taylor's home after a dinner party (he'd been very concerned about being able to navigate the road and had asked a friend to guide him). Taylor heard the crash and ran to the scene. Even though she had a lifelong loathing of blood, she grasped the severity of the situation, coolly climbed through the shattered car window (risking severe injury herself), found Clift choking, and without hesitation inserted her fingers into his airway and removed several shattered teeth. Witnesses on the scene and the doctor who treated Clift afterward testified that this action saved his life, because he'd have choked on those teeth without Taylor's intervention.
- There was also her reaction when the paparrazi have shown up to take photos of the injured Clift, she shielded his face and yelled at them to take the cameras away or "I'll make sure you ever work in Hollywood again" sending them scurrying.
- Her charity and activist work with AIDS. As quoted in the book "The Accidental Feminist", at a time when AIDS sufferers "were made to feel dirty, Elizabeth Taylor touched us with her glamour."