Liz Crisa­fulli’s Tay­lor role dies in aged lead­er­ship 79 coup

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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

El­iz­a­beth Tay­lor

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