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Debbie Reynolds
April 1, 1932 - December 28, 2016

Forest Lawn Cemetery, Los Angeles, California

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Debbie Reynolds April 1, 1932 Dec 28, 2016 he Miss Burbank contest, she was spotted by Hollywood talent scouts. This led to her motion picture debut in the Warner Brothers film June Bride (1948) which was followed with the a string of musicals including The Daughter of Rosie Grady (1950)Three Little Words (1950). Further films include ‚The Affairs of Doby Gillis (1953), The Tender Trap  (1955, opposite Frank Sinatra), Tammy and the Bachelor (1957),It Started with a Kiss‚ (1959) and The Rat Race (1960, opposite Tony Curtis). In 1955 (divorced in 1959), she married singer Eddie Fisher and their marriage produced their children, actress Carrie Fisher and TV director Todd Fisher. She received an Academy Award nomination for her portrayal of the title role in the film The Unsinkable Molly Brown(1964) and had additional memorable credits with The Singing Nun (1966), Divorce, American Style (1967) and How Sweet It Is (1968). Her own TV series The Debbie Reynolds Show ran for one season (1969 to 1970). In 1973, she made her Broadway debut in the production Irene for which she received a Tony Award nomination. The play was also of note for costarring her daughter Carrie. She will also be remembered for providing the voice of Charlotte in the animated childrens film Charlottes Web(1973). During the course of her career, she earned five Golden Globe nominations and one Emmy Award nomination. In 1997 she received a star on Hollywoods Walk of Fame and in 2016, she was honored with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. After divorcing Eddie Fisher, she married two more time, however both marriages also ended in divorce. In 1985, he recorded two exercise videotapes and in 1988, she published her autobiography Debbie: My Life. Her relationship with her daughter Carrie Fisher was often stormy and was the basis for Fishers novel Postcards from the Edge (1987). A film adaptation of the same title for which starred Meryl Streep and Shirley MacLaine was made in 1990. Debbie Reynolds died from a stroke she suffered one day after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher. (bio by: C.S.)
Family links:
Raymond Francis Reynolds (1904 - 1986)
Maxene N. Harman Reynolds (1912 - 1999)

Eddie Fisher (1928 - 2010)
Harry Karl (1914 - 1982)

Carrie Fisher (1956 - 2016)

Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Courts of Remembrance section, Map #A71,
Distinguished Memorial Sarcophagus 84 (southeastern-most quadrangular courtyard area; along south wall, east-half; topped by Carrara marble statuary)
GPS (lat/lon): 34.14917, -118.31972
Debbie Reynolds, the actress and singer who starred in "Singin' in the Rain" and "The Unsinkable Molly Brown," died Wednesday, De
c. 28, 2016. She was 84. Reynolds had reportedly fallen ill earlier in the day while planning funeral arrangements for her daughter, actress Carrie Fisher, who died the previous day, Dec. 27, after suffering a heart attack. “She’s now with Carrie and we’re all heartbroken,” her son, Todd Fisher, told The Associated Press at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where Reynolds had been taken. Born Mary Frances Reynolds April 1, 1932, she signed a Warner Bros. contract in 1948 at just 16 after winning a beauty content. She won a Golden Globe Award as most promising newcomer for a part in 1950's "Three Little Words," but it was her role in "Singin' in the Rain" in 1952 that made her a star. By the end of the decade, she had appeared in more than 20 films and released a pop album called "Debbie." Click to get weekly celebrity death news delivered to your inbox. Highlights from Reynolds' long career include a nomination for the Academy Award for best actress, for the title role in 1964's "The Unsinkable Molly Brown," and a nomination for a Tony Award for best lead actress in a musical, for a 1973 revival of "Irene." To another generation, she is known best for her role as Grace's mother, Bobbi, on TV's "Will & Grace." Reynolds married actor Eddie Fisher in 1955, forming a Hollywood marriage that would end in a public scandal when Fisher divorced Reynolds in 1959 and married Elizabeth Taylor. Reynolds and Fisher were the parents of actress Carrie Fisher and her brother, Todd. Reynolds went on to marry and divorce twice more. When Carrie Fisher wrote the screenplay for the semiautobiographical 1990 film, "Postcards From the Edge," she based the character Doris Mann on Reynolds. Reynolds continued working into her 80s and authored an autobiography, "Unsinkable: A Memoir," in 2013. - See more at:

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