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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Hollywood icon Elizabeth Taylor Dies at Age 79

Hollywood icon Elizabeth Taylor, who is the epitome of Hollywood glamour, elegance with a colorful life, died on Wednesday (March 23, 2011) from congestive heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, She was 79 years-old.

The screen legend is known for her movie classics like “Cleopatra”, "Father of the Bride," and “Cat On a Hot Tin Roof”. Liz Taylor won two Academy Awards for best actress for her roles in “Butterfield 8” (1960) and “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” (1966).

Taylor was appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1999.

In the romance department, she has been married eight times to seven husbands:

* Conrad "Nicky" Hilton (6 May 1950 – 29 January 1951) (divorced)
* Michael Wilding (21 February 1952 – 26 January 1957) (divorced)
* Michael Todd (2 February 1957 – 22 March 1958) (widowed)
* Eddie Fisher (12 May 1959 – 6 March 1964) (divorced)
* Richard Burton (15 March 1964 – 26 June 1974) (divorced)
* Richard Burton (again) (10 October 1975 – 29 July 1976) (divorced)
* John Warner (4 December 1976 – 7 November 1982) (divorced)
* Larry Fortensky (6 October 1991 – 31 October 1996) (divorced)

According to TMZ, Taylor's rep says the actress died "peacefully" from congestive heart failure, "a condition with which she had struggled with for many years." The rep adds, "Though she had recently suffered a number of complications, her condition had stabilized and it was hoped that she would be able to return home. Sadly, this was not to be."

She was survived by her four children: Michael Wilding, Christopher Wilding, Liza Todd, and Maria Burton. She got ten grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

Elizabeth Taylor.. RIP

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I am big fan of Elizabeth, she is beautiful and relented actress. very sad news.

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