Elizabeth Taylor, R.I.P.

Hollywood lost a legend this week when <a href="http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/gossip/2011/03/elizabeth-taylor-dead-pictures-husbands-movies-obituary.html">Elizabeth Taylor, 79, died</a> of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="HEPHC00000140" title="Heart Failure (INACTIVE)" href="/topic/health/heart-failure-%28inactive%29-HEPHC00000140.topic">congestive heart failure</a>. Taylor was as well-known for her Oscar-winning performances in films such as "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" and for charity work as she was for her off-screen scandals and eight marriages. Fans flocked to her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and friends turned to <a href="http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/gossip/2011/03/elizabeth-taylor-twitter-jane-fonda-kim-kardashian.html">Twitter</a> to share their memories and pay their respects.<br>
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<a href="http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/gossip/2011/03/elizabeth-taylor-funeral-memorial-forest-lawn.html">Taylor was laid to rest</a> on Thursday at <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLCUL00011195" title="Forest Lawn Memorial Park" href="/topic/social-issues/forest-lawn-memorial-park-PLCUL00011195.topic">Forest Lawn</a> in Glendale with a private service inside the Grand Mausoleum.<br>
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More of the Los Angeles Times coverage of Elizabeth Taylor: <a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-elizabeth-taylorlong-20110324,0,6948132.story">Obituary</a> | <a href="http://framework.latimes.com/2011/03/23/elizabeth-taylor/#/0">Life in pictures</a> | <a href="http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/la-et-elizabeth-taylor-appreciation-20110324,0,5661417.story">Appreciation</a>

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Hollywood lost a legend this week when Elizabeth Taylor, 79, died of congestive heart failure. Taylor was as well-known for her Oscar-winning performances in films such as "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" and for charity work as she was for her off-screen scandals and eight marriages. Fans flocked to her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and friends turned to Twitter to share their memories and pay their respects.

Taylor was laid to rest on Thursday at Forest Lawn in Glendale with a private service inside the Grand Mausoleum.

More of the Los Angeles Times coverage of Elizabeth Taylor: Obituary | Life in pictures | Appreciation

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