Elizabeth Taylor Dead at 79

Actress succumbs to congestive heart failure
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 23, 2011 8:25 AM CDT
Elizabeth Taylor Dead at 79
In this 1959 file photo, actress Elizabeth Taylor is seen with singer Eddie Fisher before their marriage.   (AP Photo/File)

Screen legend Elizabeth Taylor has died today of congestive heart failure at the age of 79, reports ABC News. "She was surrounded by her children: Michael Wilding, Christopher Wilding, Liza Todd, and Maria Burton," a rep tells ABC. Taylor died "peacefully today in Cedars-Sinai Hospital," where she was admitted six weeks ago. Click for more on Liz Taylor. (Read more Elizabeth Taylor stories.)

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