The actress Liz Taylor dies in Los Angeles at age 79.
Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, better known as Liz Taylor, born in London on 27/02/1932, dies at age 79 of heart failure at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, where he had been admitted two months.
She will be buried at Westwood Village Memorial Park in Los Angeles where his family has a niche and where lie other famous stars such as Marilyn Monroe and Natalie Wood.
In addition to suffering several pneumonias throughout his life, back problems, osteoporosis (which is why, his last appearances were always in a wheelchair) hip operations and even a benign brain tumor that was removed successfully 1997, had a heart condition for years and had to be operated in 2009, a leaking heart valve. All this, without his troubled past with alcohol and drugs, but underwent detoxification.
Renowned for its spectacular beauty and its performances in great movies, the actress also known for his work in humanitarian causes, especially in the fight against AIDS and for which he received the Prince of Asturias Award for Concord in 1992.
Liz, who participated in 50 films, received his first Oscar for 'A Marked Woman' (1960) and the second for 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf "(1966), although it was nominated for an Oscar several years running and always in the category 'Best Actress', for' The Tree of Life '(1957), "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' (1958) in which she appeared opposite Paul Newman and 'Suddenly Last Summer' (1959) , for which he received his first Golden Globe
He also starred in films known as 'The Elephant Walk' in which he appeared with Peter Finch (1954), Giant (1959) with James Dean and Rock Hudson and Cleopatra (1963) with Richard Burton and Rex Harrison.
This movie was where she met was the great love of his life and whom she married twice, Richard Burton fell in love and lived a romance despite being the two married, which caused a scandal that rule even the Vatican.
Liz Taylor and Richard Burton.
As famous for his film career as if you love life, for their ongoing divorce, her eight marriages, health problems and addictions, will always be remembered as a symbol of the golden age of Hollywood.