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Icon, Elizabeth Taylor, dies at age 79

1932  - 2011 1932 - 2011

By Web Staff –  email

(WTVM) –  Well-known actress and icon Elizabeth Taylor has died.

Taylor was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles two months ago to be treated for symptoms congestive heart failure.

She died Wednesday in the hospital, according to CNN.

Taylor was known for her grace, glamour, style and poise. She appeared in more than 50 films -- gaining stardom as a child. Taylor won Oscars for her performances in "Butterfield 8" and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?".

Copyright 2011 WTVM. All rights reserved. The Associated Press Contributed to this report.

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