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Star Of Stage And Screen Elizabeth Taylor,79,Dies…Once Considered To Be The Most Beautiful Woman In The World

Motion picture fans around the world were shocked this morning to wake up to the news announcing the death of Academy Award winning star of stage and screen, dame Elizabeth Taylor.(Huffpo)

Legendary Elizabeth Taylor

Legendary Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor passed away this morning at the age of 79 from congestive heart failure.Taylor disclosed she had heart failure in 2004, and was hospitalized for it in February 2011.(Elizabeth Taylor-IMBD)

Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Her death came about six weeks after entering Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for complications from congestive heart failure.(Source)

Pin up shot of Elizabeth Taylor

Pin up shot of Elizabeth Taylor

According to Taylor’s publicist, Sally Morrison ,Elizabeth Taylor was surrounded by her four children when she passed away. At their mother’s bedside were siblings Michael Wilding,brother Christopher Wilding and half-sisters Liza Todd and Maria Burton. (Source)

The family released this official statement regarding the death of their much beloved, screen icon mother:

“My mother was an extraordinary woman who lived life to the fullest, with great passion, humor, and love,” son Michael Wilding said in a statement.

“We know, quite simply, that the world is a better place for Mom having lived in it. Her legacy will never fade, her spirit will always be with us, and her love will live forever in our hearts.”(Source)

Elizabeth Taylor and Lassie

Elizabeth Taylor and Lassie

Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor,born on February 27, 1932, rose from the ranks as a cute, precocious stand out child star , to become one of the most talented, and memorable actresses in the history of the modern film business.

Taylor appeared in her first motion picture at the age of nine and she went on to win two Academy Awards for Best Actress, one for her performance in Butterfield 8 in 1960, and the second one for Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf in 1966.(Wiki-Bio)

Elizabeth Taylor lived a well documented eventful as well as colorful life, and was considered to be one of Michael Jackson’s closest personal friends.


(Fans honor Elizabeth Taylor on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame)

Although her life was fodder for the tabloid and gossip media, Dame Elizabeth Taylor always exhibited the best acting skills motion picture fans have ever witnessed,and above all the glitz glamour, and coverage of her off-screen lifestyle, at the end of the day,her style grace and unmatched power as actress, in her multitude of performances over the life of her much celebrated and legendary career, will be what she is ultimately remembered for, throughout all time.

…all that is left to say is that I honor the memory and historic life and legacy of one of the greatest  ever…Dame Elizabeth Taylor.

Dame Elizabeth Taylor,79,...a true Hollywood legend,the likes we shall never see again

Dame Elizabeth Taylor,79,...a true Hollywood legend,the likes we shall never see again

May you rest in peace, as we applaud your life, as you take your final bow.Rest peacefully, you have earned it…


(Stars pay tribute to Elizabeth Taylor-Retrospective)

Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson...together again for all eternity

Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson...together again for all eternity

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