Elizabeth Taylor dies at age 79



Elizabeth Taylor in Tennessee Williams Suddenly Last Summer.
  • Elizabeth Taylor in Tennessee Williams' Suddenly Last Summer.

The AP reports that Elizabeth Taylor died this morning. (NYT obit here, LA Times obit here). She was 79. The legendary actress starred in a long list of classic films, some of the most popular and critical successes being screen adaptations from major American playwrights, including Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and Suddenly Last Summer as well as Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

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