“My mother says I didn’t open my eyes for eight days after I was born, but when I did, the first thing I saw was an engagement ring. I was hooked.”
Dame Elizabeth Taylor, one of the last great stars of Hollywood’s Golden Age, died five years ago on 23rd March, 2011, aged 79.
Cleaver loves movies and watches most things, though he favours films with a darker air. A contributor to various books, magazines and websites, he has written for The Sunday Times Magazine, L.A. Review of Books and We Belong Dead Magazine amongst others. His book - Don't Go Upstairs! A Room-by-Room Tour of the House in Horror Movies - which studies the role of the house in horror cinema, was recently published by McFarland.