Actress Brittany Murphy dies at age 32 12/20/09
actress Brittany Murphy has died at the age of 32 in Los Angeles,
California, US, according to reports. She had been married to her husband
Simon Monjack since 2007.
According to entertainment website TMZ.com, the actress had suffered a
cardiac arrest in the shower of the house of her husband, Simon Monjack,
and could not be revived. The Los Angeles Fire Department received a call
from the house at around 0800 local time. The cause of death has not been
released from a spokeswoman for Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre, the location
where she was pronounced dead.
She was famous for appearing in such films as Clueless, 8 Mile and Just
Married. The Los Angeles Police Department has now launched an
investigation into the death. Nicola Perna, who is Murphy's publicist, has
released a statement saying: "In this time of sadness, the family
thanks you for your love and support. It is their wish that you respect
As well as the films that she has already appeared in, Brittany Murphy
is expected to appear in Sylvester Stallone movie "The
Expendables" upon its release in 2010.