Liz Crisafulli’s Taylor role dies in aged leadership 79 coup
L EGENDARY Hol l y wood actress Elizabeth Taylor died late last night.
The 79-year-old was in her second month at CedarsSinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles, where she was being treated for symptoms of congestive heart failure.
Taylor, who spent virtually her entire life in the public e y e , wo n t wo Ac a d e my Awards and was an eighttimes bride.
She made her film debut aged 10 in There’s One Born Every Minute.
She went on to star in nearly 60 movies. Her first adult role was in
Father of the Bride ( 1950) and she won a Best Actress Oscar
for Butterfield 8 ( 1960) and she followed that with such classics as A Place in the Sun ( 1951), Giant ( 1956), Raintree County ( 1957), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof ( 1958), Butterfield Eight ( 1960) Cleopatra ( 1963)
and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf ( Oscar) ( 1966). She is survived by her c h i l d r e n , M i c h a e l a n d Christopher Wilding by her second marriage, Liza Todd by her third, and Maria Burton, who she adopted with Richard Burton, to whom she was twice married. She also had nine grandchildren. Tomorrow: our tribute to a screen legend