Extra: Elizabeth Taylor, one of the greatest beauties to ever grace the big screen, and one of the most benevolent, died of congestive heart failure in Los Angeles Wednesday. She turned 79 on Feb. 27th while in the hospital.
Fellow activist Elton John issued this statement: "We have just lost a Hollywood giant; more importantly, we have lost an incredible human being."
Taylor had been admitted to Cedars-Sinai in early February for treatment. The celebrated star was hospitalized innumerable times during her nearly 70 years in the public eye; she broke her back five times, had both hips replaced, survived a benign brain tumor operation and skin cancer, and has twice survived life-threatening bouts with pneumonia.
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