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Actress Brittany Murphy dead at 32

MURPHY Actress Brittany Murphy died early today after going into cardiac arrest, law enforcement sources said. Los Angeles city firefighters responded to "a medical request" at Murphy's home in the 1800 block of Rising Glen Road in West Hollywood. Murphy, 32, was transported to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.

Murphy starred in films including "Clueless," "8 Mile" and "Don't Say a Word."

-- Duke Helfand

Photo: Brittany Murphy at a Cannes Film Festival screening in 2005. Credit: Gareth Cattermole / Getty Images

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I'm shocked! My daughter and I just watched Clueless. RIP , she was a true Hollywood beauty & star.

This is beyond sad. She was a true talent

that is so sad........ :( I liked her as an actress.

Rest In Peace, Brittany. Your husband and family will be in my prayers.

I can't believe she died, she was so young.. I am a big fan of her. RIP & God bless her & her family...


I'm so sad. So, so sad. Rest in peace Brittany. You will be missed!

so incredibly sad, R.I.P. Brittany

later sweet lady,see you among the stars................


It is a sad day and she will be missed. I really enjoyed her movies and her demenor no and off camera

:( R.I.P i <3ed you!

Toxicology test results will show if we have lost another blooming soul due to the vicious cycle known as Hollywood.

cardiac arrest aka coke

wow this is sooo unexspected smh
im speachless ):

oh no that's awful!

oh no that's awful!

so friggin sad. We lost a lot of great people this year. RIP Brittany Murphy.

r.i.p. to brittany murphy a great and respectable actress.

Rest in peace britney. You'll be missed.



Massive shock, a great loss. Thoughts and best wishes to her family and for all those who were close. RIP

She was a beautiful and talented young lady with a beatiful spirit. She will be missed.

My prayers to her and her family and loved ones. What a loss!

I am so sorry to hear this bad news. Brittany always made me smile when she would laugh and smile. So so sorry for her loved ones and family.

An Irish fan will miss you.

Too young to go, very sad. What could have caused this cardiac arrest?

so sad...young and talented

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