Elizabeth Taylor willreceive BAFTA/LA's Britannia Award for Artistic Excellence in InternationalEntertainment at the 2005 Britannia Awards on Nov 10 at The Beverly HiltonHotel.

Over the course of a careerspanning seven decades Taylor earned five best actress Oscar nominations,winning twice for Butterfield 8and Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf'

She has won a BAFTA awardfor Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf'and received the Academy Fellowship in 1999.

"To pay tribute to aninternational icon is BAFTA/LA's duty and privilege, but to honour a Britishstar of the national treasure status of Miss Taylor is a downright thrill,"BAFTA/LA chairman Gary Dartnall said.

As previously announced, TomCruise will receive this year's Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellencein Film, and director Mike Newell will receive the John Schlesinger BritanniaAward For Artistic Excellence in Directing.