Mary Frances “Debbie” Reynolds, better known by her stage name Debbie Reynolds, was an American actress, singer, and entrepreneur who spent nearly 70 years in the profession. She was born in El Paso, Texas on April 1, 1932, in the United States.

In 1969, Debbie launched The Debbie Reynolds Show, program. She was nominated for a Golden Globe for her performance. She received a Tony Award nomination for Best Lead Actress in a Musical in 1973 for her performance in the Broadway revival of the musical Irene. She was also nominated for an Emmy for playing Grace’s mother Bobbi on Will & Grace and a Daytime Emmy for her work in A Gift of Love in 1999.

With her portrayal of Aggie Cromwell in the Disney Halloweentown series around the turn of the millennium, she connected with a new, younger generation. Debbie: My Life, her autobiography, was published in 1988. Unsinkable: A Memoir, her second autobiography, was published in 2013.


Debbie Reynolds
Debbie Reynolds

She was given the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award in 2016, the same year that she also made a documentary on her life called Bright Lights. It was her final acting role in a movie, and it starred her, Carrie Fisher, and herself. It debuted in January 2017 on HBO. Debbie died on December 28, 2016, following a hemorrhagic stroke, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. She passed just one day following the passing of her daughter, Carrie Fisher

Debbie Reynolds Ex-Husbands: Richard Hamlett, Harry Karl and Eddie Fisher

Debbie Reynolds has through three marriages and three divorces. In 1955, she got married for the first time to singer Eddie Fisher. Todd Fisher and Carrie Fisher were born to them. In 1959, the couple got a divorce.

Her third marriage, to real estate developer Richard Hamlett, lasted from 1984 to 1996. Her second marriage, to millionaire businessman Harry Karl, lasted from 1960 to 1973.


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