Word first came in Sunday afternoon that actress Brittany Murphy was found dead after going into cardiac arrest. TMZ was the first to report that Murphy was delivered, D.O.A. to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in California.
Brittany Murphy appeared in several television roles, but she is most remembered for her breakout role as Cher’s nerdy friend Tai in the 1995 film Clueless. The movie also featured Paul Rudd, Alicia Silverstone, and Donald Faison.
Murphy went on to star in Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999), Girl, Interrupted (1999), Sidewalks of New York (2001), Riding in Cars With Boys (2001), Spun (2002), 8 Mile (2002), Sin City (2005), and Happy Feet (2006), in addition to other movies and shows.
She co-stars in the upcoming Sylvester Stallone movie The Expendables. She married screenwriter Simon Monjack in 2007. Murphy died of cardiac arrest on Dec 20, 2009 at the age of 32.