23 Mar '11, 2pm

Actress Elizabeth Taylor dies

Actress Elizabeth Taylor dies

LOS ANGELES - Legendary Hollywood actress and violet-eyed beauty Elizabeth Taylor, who captured hearts in "National Velvet" to launch a film career that spanned five decades, died Wednesday aged 79. Taylor had been in Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai hospital for six weeks with congestive heart failure, a condition with which she had struggled for some years and had recently suffered complications, a family statement said. "She was surrounded by her children: Michael Wilding, Christopher Wilding, Liza Todd, and Maria Burton," it said, noting that Taylor, who married eight times, was survived by 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. "My mother was an extraordinary woman who lived life to the fullest, with great passion, humour, and love," Michael Wilding said. "Though her loss is devastating to those of us who held her so close and so dear, we will always be inspired by h...

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