Debbie Reynolds Dies One Day After Daughter Carrie Fisher

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Debbie Reynolds, best known for her performances in classic Hollywood musicals like Singin’ in the Rain and The Unsinkable Molly Brown, died Wednesday one day after her daughter, actor Carrie Fisher, the Associated Press reported. She was 84.

Reynolds was taken to a hospital earlier in the day complaining of breathing problems, the Los Angeles Times reported, citing a source with knowledge of the situation.

Her death marks the loss of another Hollywood legend, who became a major star in the 1950s and ’60s. She also starred in The Affairs of Dobie Gillis, How the West Was Won, The Singing Nun, and Divorce American Style. She continued acting throughout the decades, including in the 1996 Albert Brooks film Mother.

Debbie Reynolds with daughter Carrie Fisher.

Reynolds also had memorable guest roles on Roseanne and Will and Grace, the latter of which earned her an Emmy, and starred in the Disney Channel’s Halloweentown series.

Reynolds’ personal life was marked by tabloid scandal, most notably when her first husband, Eddie Fisher, left her for her good friend, Elizabeth Taylor.

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