12/13/2009 08:59 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Hugh Grant's $17 Million Warhol Windfall

The star of Notting Hill had a long relationship with the actress Liz Hurley, but the money came instead from his obsession with film legend Elizabeth Taylor.

Grant sold Andy Warhol's 1963 Pop portrait of Taylor at Christie's in New York for $21 million (£10 million plus about 12 per cent commission), a record for the Liz series.

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