Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor died Wednesday from heart failure. She was 79. Talyor was English by birth and became an American movie star.
The three-time Oscar honoree, revered for her generous charity. Just before turning 60 in 1992, she summed herself up for Life magazine, saying: “I’ve been lucky all my life. Everything was handed to me: looks, fame, wealth, honors, and love. But I’ve paid for that luck with disasters. Terrible illnesses, destructive addictions, broken marriages.”