Brittany Murphy was born Brittany Anne Bertolotti on November 10, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia, to Sharon Kathleen Murphy and Angelo Joseph Bertolotti. Her father's ancestry is Italian, and her mother is of Irish and Slovak descent.
Brittany Murphy-Monjack, known professionally as Brittany Murphy, was an American film and stage actress, singer, and voice artist. Murphy, a native of Atlanta, moved to Los Angeles as a teenager, and pursued a career in acting.
Brittany died at the young age of 32, with some mystery surrounding her cause of death. Her husband Simon Monjack was also found dead six months later.
On December 24, 2009 she was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills.