Wednesday, March 23, 2011

RIP: Elizabeth Taylor, 1932-2011

The seemingly immortal "La Liz" died earlier today of congestive heart failure, after a six-week hospital stay. She was 79. I will always remember the three-time Oscar winner in her ingenue days of Father of the Bride and her sultry mid-period of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (has anyone ever looked better in a satin slip?)

My favorite line describing her was spoken by a character in Garry Trudeau's Doonesbury: "Violet eyes to die for...."

A more complete obituary can be found here.

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