Just one day after daughter Carrie Fisher passed away, actress Debbie Reynolds has died at the age 84.
Reynolds allegedly suffered a stroke while making funeral arrangements for her daughter, and was rushed to the hospital.
Born on April 1st, 1932, Reynolds was best known for her roles in several films, as well as How The West Was Won, Singin’ In The Rain, and The Singing Nun. Her recital as Molly Brown in the 1964 film, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, earned her a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Actress.
Reynolds was also a talented singer, having appeared in several prominent Broadway productions, and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Musical for her part in Irene, in 1973.
While she was a well-loved and esteemed entertainer, her personal life also made headlines. She was wedded three times, the first time to Eddie Fisher in 1955. Their marriage ended in 1959, after Fisher had a thing with Reynolds’ good friend, Elizabeth Taylor.
In her later years, Reynolds continued performing, often collaborating with her daughter Carrie.
She leaves behind son Todd Fisher and granddaughter Billie Lourd, as well many admirers and followers.
Born in 1932 in Texas, Debbie Reynolds was born as Mary Frances Reynolds. She and her family relocated to California, where so won a beauty pageant in 1948. Soon after, her career launched with a agreement with Warner Bros. She then changed her name to Debbie.