In a shocking and heartbreaking turn of events “Singin’ in the Rain” actress, Debbie Reynolds, passed away one day after her “Star Wars” actress daughter, Carrie Fisher, after succumbing to a fatal stroke she had while making funeral arrangements for her daughter.
Just one day after the death of her daughter, actress Carrie Fisher, beloved Hollywood icon Debbie Reynolds died Wednesday at the age of 84.
Todd Fisher, her son, confirmed his mother’s death to Variety after it was reported that Reynolds was hospitalized late Wednesday for a medical emergency. Reynolds reportedly suffered a stroke at her son’s Beverly Hills home while they were making funeral arrangements for Carrie.
“She wanted to be with Carrie,” Todd told Variety.
Reynolds daughter Carrie Fisher died early Tuesday morning, four days after suffering a heart attack while on a flight from London to Los Angeles. The actress and author, best known for her iconic role as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” franchise, was 60 years old.
Reynolds other notable films include “Bundle of Joy,” “The Catered Affair,” “Tammy and the Bachelor,” “How the West Was Won” and “The Unsinkable Molly Brown,” which earned her a lead actress Academy Award nomination. In the last 20 years, she’s starred in movies including 1996’s “Mother,” 1997’s “In & Out” and 2013’s “Behind the Candelabra,” and has been a part of TV shows such as “Will & Grace,” “Rugrats” and “Kim Possible.”
Reynolds is survived by her son, Todd, and granddaughter, actress Billie Lourd. Both Debbie and Carrie will be sorely missed.