One of the most iconic stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood, Debbie Reynolds has died at the age of 84. She died yesterday, just one day after the death of her daughter, Carrie Fisher.Her death was confirmed by her son, Todd Fisher.
Ms. Reynolds was taken to a Los Angeles hospital on Wednesday afternoon amid reports that she had possibly had a stroke. According to TMZ, she had been at the home of her son discussing funeral plans for Ms. Fisher, who died on Tuesday after having a heart attack during a flight to Los Angeles last Friday.
Debbie Reynolds, born Mary Frances Reynolds in El Paso, Texas, became a major Hollywood star in the 1950s, appearing in such iconic films as Singin’ In The Rain (1952), How The West Was Won (1962), and The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964), the latter of which earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress
She was married, then famously divorced from singing sensation Eddie Fisher, who left Reynolds for Elizabeth Taylor in 1959
Reynolds is survived by her son Todd Fisher and her granddaughter Billie Lourd
See some photos of Debbie’ youthful years: