Elizabeth Taylor Dies at 79-Her Life In Pictures
Elizabeth Taylor, an icon of the 20th century has passed away. Best known for her movie roles and multiple husbands, Elizabeth Taylor succumbed to heart failure.
Taylor died “peacefully today in Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles,” said a statement from her publicist. She was hospitalized six weeks ago with congestive heart failure, “a condition with which she had struggled for many years. 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.”
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Elizabeth Taylor, who died Wednesday in Los Angeles of congestive heart failure, was one of Hollywood’s most famous and popular stars, with roles in such classic movies as ‘Giant,’ ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ and ‘A Place in the Sun.’
Though health problems plagued her entire career, Taylor proved to be one of Hollywood’s biggest survival stories, earning two Best Actress Oscars and a slew of other awards and recognition from her peers.
We’ve put together a photo gallery that captures Taylor’s incredible career on the big screen, from her early days as a childhood actress onward. Check out the photos now.