Liz Smith (journalist)

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Smith in September 2011

Mary Elizabeth "Liz" Smith (February 2, 1923 – November 12, 2017)[1] was an American gossip columnist. She was known as The Grand Dame of Dish. She was a journalist for the New York Daily Times.

Smith was born on February 2, 1923 in Fort Worth, Texas. She was raised in New York City. Smith studied at the University of Texas at Austin. She worked for five years at CBS Radio with Mike Wallace. She was married to George Edward until they divorced.

She was bisexual.[2]

Smith died at her Manhattan apartment on November 12, 2017 of natural causes at the age of 94.[3]

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  1. "Liz Smith: Books, Biography, Blog, Augioboos, Kindle". Retrieved 15 January 2013.
  3. McFadden, Robert D. (November 12, 2017). "Liz Smith, Longtime Queen of Tabloid Gossip Columns, Dies at 94". The New York Times.

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