- Name: Debbie Reynolds
- Age at Death: 84 years old
- Height: 5ft 1in (155 cm)
- Occupation: Actress
- Net Worth: US $60 Million
- Status: Deceased
Debbie Reynolds was an American actress, singer, entertainer and businesswoman. Her film credits include Singin’ in the Rain, The Tender Trap, Bundle of Joy, and Tammy and the Bachelor. Reynolds was born Mary Frances Reynolds on April 1, 1932 in El Paso, Texas. Her parents were Maxine and Raymond. Reynolds was a member of the Girl Scout. She enrolled at Burbank High School after the family relocated to Burbank, California, in 1939. She secured a contract with Warner Bros shortly after winning the Miss Burbank beauty contest.
Reynolds made her feature film debut in the comedy, June Bride (1948). The film was directed by Bretaigne Windust and stars Bette Davis and Robert Montgomery. Her second film appearance was in The Daughter of Rosie O’Grady (1950). Reynolds was signed to MGM in 1950. She portrayed vocalist “Helen Kane” in the musical film, Three Little Words (1950). She followed up with starring roles in Two Weeks with Love (1950) with Jane Powell, Give a Girl a Break (1953) with Marge Champion, and Hit the Deck (1955) with Tony Martin.
Reynolds’ version of the single “Tammy” was released in 1957 by Coral Records. It peaked at #1 on the Billboard and earned her a gold record. It was used in the romantic film, Tammy and the Bachelor (1957). Reynolds’ debut pop album, Debbie, was released in 1959 by Dot Records. It featured songs like “Moonglow”, “Mean To Me” and “Time After Time”. Other notable songs by Reynolds include “Am I That Easy to Forget” and “A Very Special Love”.
Reynolds was nominated for an Academy Award for her lead role as “Molly Brown” in the musical film, The Unsinkable Molly Brown. Her performance also earned her a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress. She won a Tony Award nomination for the 1973 Broadway revival of the musical Irene. Her stage credits also include Annie Get Your Gun, and Woman of the Year. Reynolds’ television credits include The Debbie Reynolds Show and Will & Grace. She voiced the character “Nana Possible” for the animated series, Kim Possible (2003-07).
Reynolds was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award in Comedy in 1996 and the Screen Actors Guild’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014. She was presented with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) in 2015.
Debbie Reynolds died on December 28, 2016 at the age of 84. Her reported cause of death was stroke. She was rushed to Cedar Sinai hospital in Los Angeles after experiencing breathing problems. She died hours later. She’s survived by her son Todd Fisher and her granddaughter Billie Lourd. Reynolds’ death occurred one day after her daughter Carrie Fisher passed away. Fisher died on December 27, 2016 from heart attack.
Reynolds was 5ft 1in tall and of Scottish, Irish and English descent. She had an estimated net worth of $60 million. Reynolds was married to singer ‘Eddie Fisher’ from 1955 to 1959. They had two children, Carrie and Todd Fisher. Her second husband was businessman ‘Harry Karl (1960-73)’ and her third was real estate developer ‘Richard Hamlett (1984-96)’.
Debbie Reynolds Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Mary Frances Reynolds
- Birthday: April 1, 1932
- Place of Birth: El Paso, Texas, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Aries
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 1in (155 cm)
- Occupation: Actress, Singer, Entartainer, Businesswoman
- Years Active: 1948-2016
- Net Worth 2017: US $60 Million
- Marriage(s): Eddie Fisher, Harry Karl, Richard Hamlett
- Death-O-Meter: Dead
- Died: December 28, 2016
- Cause of Death: Stroke
- Place of Death: Los Angeles, California, U.S.