Barely a day after losing her daughter, Debbie Reynolds, one of the few remaining members of Old Hollywood, passed away after a stroke. The veteran actress was 84.
Debbie Reynolds rose to fame after her first leading role in the classic 1952 movie, Singin’ In The Rain; co-starring with the late film and music legend, Gene Kelly. She married three times; her first husband was singer Eddie Fisher, with whom she had two children- Carrie and Todd. Fisher later left her to marry her best friend- fellow actress, Elizabeth Taylor. Reynolds however forgave and reconciled with Taylor several years later.

Her other notable films includes How The West Was Won (1964), The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964) where she played the memorable Titanic survivor Molly Brown and The Singing Nun (1966). She starred in her own T.V show, The Debbie Reynolds Show in 1969, receiving a Golden Globe nomination. She also made guest appearances in The Golden Girls, Wings, Will & Grace, starred in a Broadway revival of the musical Irene, for which she was nominated the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical. In May 14, 2016, she and her daughter Carrie Fisher featured in the documentary, Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds.
Reynolds was also a successful businesswoman, an avid collector of film memorabilia and headed several charitable causes. She is survived by her son, Todd Fisher and granddaughter, Billie Lourd.

Life is both faith and love. Without faith, love is only one dimensional and incomplete. Faith helps you to overlook other people’s shortcomings and love them as they are. If you ask too much of any relationship, you can’t help but be disappointed. - Debbie Reynolds in 1964.


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