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Actress Brittany Murphy dead at 32

December 20, 2009 | 12:26 pm

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