Elizabeth Taylor Dead at 79

Posted Wed Mar 23, 2011 at 12:20 PM PDT by

The silver screen legend and two-time Academy Award winner has passed away.

Elizabeth Taylor died on Wednesday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles with her friends and four children by her side.

Throughout her career, the flamboyant temptress received five Oscar nominations for Best Actress -- winning two ('Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' and 'Butterfield 8').

The cause of Taylor's death was complications from congestive heart failure. She was 79.

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