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March 24th, 2011 4:58pm EDT

Elizabeth Taylor-GLA-001997.jpgGlendale, California officials have confirmed reports Elizabeth Taylor will be interred at the city's Forest Lawn Memorial Park on Thursday March 24 - a day after her death.

The late, great movie icon will be buried in the cemetery's Great Mausoleum, where celebrities Michael Jackson, Carole Lombard and Clark Gable were laid to rest.
 
Taylor, 79, died of congestive heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

The actress converted to Judaism in the 1950s and Jewish tradition calls for a burial as soon as possible following the death.

The funeral is expected to be a private family affair.

Elizabeth Taylor

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