US actress Brittany Murphy dies at 32: TMZ

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Actress Brittany Murphy, known for her roles in films such as "Clueless" and "8 Mile," died Sunday at age 32, entertainment news website TMZ reported.

"Murphy died early this morning after she went into full cardiac arrest and could not be revived," the site reported.

"A 911 call was made at 8:00 AM from a home in Los Angeles that is listed as belonging to her husband, Simon Monjack," the report cited the Los Angeles City Fire Department as saying.

"A county coroner is picking up Murphy's body from Cedars (Sinai Medical Center) later today and will launch an investigation," TMZ said.

The petite, dark-eyed actress whose work included both comedic and dramatic films, reportedly was fired from her last project, "The Caller," after reports said she was problematic on set.

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