Actress Debbie Reynolds has died, a day after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher, her son Todd Fisher has announced Wednesday. “She wanted to be with Carrie,” Todd Fisher was quoted telling Variety magazine.
Debbie Reynolds was transported by paramedics from her son’s home to a Los Angeles hospital earlier on Wednesday, after the 84-year-old actress suffered a stroke.
FINAL TWEET …
Carrie is in stable condition.If there is a change,we will share it. For all her fans & friends. I thank you for your prayers & good wishes. pic.twitter.com/isXJqqFEB6
— Debbie Reynolds (@DebbieReynolds1) December 25, 2016
Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds is best known for her role in the 1952 musical Singin’ in the Rain, opposite Gene Kelly.
Carrie Fisher was best known for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars series – died on Tuesday following a cardiac event she suffered on a flight from Europe to Los Angeles on Friday, December 23, 2016.
On Tuesday, December 27, 2016, Reynolds posted a statement about her daughter’s death on Facebook: “Thank you to everyone who has embraced the gifts and talents of my beloved and amazing daughter. I am grateful for your thoughts and prayers that are now guiding her to her next stop.”
Reynolds received a best-actress Academy Award nomination for the 1964 musical The Unsinkable Molly Brown.
In 2015, she was given a lifetime achievement award by the Screen Actors Guild. The award was presented to her by her daughter, Carrie.
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We can all learn a lesson about the importance of forgiveness from Debbie Reynolds. pic.twitter.com/X2aBZxP7Xr
— Dave Quinn (@NineDaves) December 29, 2016