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Actress Debbie Reynolds Dies A Day After Daughter Carrie Fisher’s Death

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  • Debbie Reynolds on the set of For Love or Money.

  • Debbie Reynolds entertains soldiers at the 8th Army headquarters in Seoul, South Korea in May 1955.

  • Singer Eddie Fisher and actress Debbie Reynolds cuddle their two children, four-month old Todd (left) and 19-month-old Carrie, in 1958.

  • Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds from the movie Singin' in the Rain.

  • Debbie Reynolds holds out her hand to display her wedding ring as she stands beside multimillionaire shoe magnate Harry Karl following their wedding at Beverly Hills, Calif., in November 1960.

  • Debbie Reynolds, dressed as nun for her role as a nun in the film The Singing Nun, practices her next scene while she watches another scene being filmed in November 1965.

  • Debbie Reynolds takes the stage for a curtain call after a performance of Woman of the Year at New York's palace theatre on March 8, 1983. Miss Reynolds returned to the show after having collapsed on stage during a matinee on March 5.

  • Debbie Reynolds poses at the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce 82nd Annual Meeting  Lifetime Achievement Luncheon Honoring Debbie Reynolds on March 26, 2003, in Century City, Calif.

  • Debbie Reynolds poses alongside one of the original costumes she wore in the The Unsinkable Molly Brown, on display at The Paley Center For Media's Reception For Debbie Reynolds: The Exhibit in August 2011 in Beverly Hills, Calif.

  • Carrie Fisher (right) presents her mother, Debbie Reynolds, with the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2015.

  • Debbie Reynolds, poses for a photo with her son, Todd Fisher (left), daughter Carrie Fisher, and granddaughter Billie Lourd (far right) after Reynolds received the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award in 2015.


Updated at 9:30 p.m.

Actress Debbie Reynolds has died, just one day after the death of her daughter, actress Carrie Fisher, NPR has confirmed.

Hours before reports of her death, The Los Angeles Fire Department confirmed to NPR that an elderly female was transported to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Public records found by NPR show the address the woman was taken from is listed as belonging to Carrie Fisher.

The 'Unsinkable' Debbie Reynolds Looks Back On Life, Love And A Boozy Busby Berkeley

Debbie Reynolds, 84, has had a long and celebrated career as a film actress — she was in the classic Singing’ in the Rain — a TV star — The Debbie Reynolds Show — and a Broadway and Las Vegas star.

She has been nominated for an Academy Award, an Emmy and a Golden Globe. In 2015, she won the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She received the award on the Oscar telecast.

Carrie Fisher, Actress Beloved For Playing Princess Leia, Dies At 60

Reynolds has been an activist for mental health awareness alongside her daughter, who had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder.

The pair had a close and complicated relationship. Much of it was outlined in Fisher’s book Postcards from the Edge, which was made into a movie.

Fisher died Tuesday after suffering a heart attack last Friday aboard a plane from London to Los Angeles.

Article source: http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/12/28/507311429/actress-debbie-reynolds-hospitalized-one-day-after-daughter-carrie-fishers-death?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news



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