Carrie Fisher's mum Debbie Reynolds dies just a day after Star Wars actress daughter
Carrie Fisher’s mum Debbie Reynolds has died just a day after the Star Wars actress (Picture: )

Actor and singer Debbie Reynolds has died, barely a day after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher.
The 84-year-old Singin’ In The Rain star died on Wednesday her son Todd Fisher announced, saying: ‘She’s now with Carrie and we’re all heartbroken.’
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‘She said, “I want to be with Carrie”, and then she was gone.”
She suffered a suspected stroke and emergency services were called at 1pm local time on Wednesday to her son’s Beverly Hills home, where they were making plans for Fisher’s funeral, according to
Actor and director Mr Fisher, 58, speaking outside Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre where Reynolds was taken by ambulance, said the stress of his sister’s death on Tuesday at 60 ‘was too much’ for their mother.
Carrie Fisher, who become iconic for her role playing Princess Leia in Star Wars, died in hospital days after suffering a heart attack on a transatlantic flight from London to Los Angeles.

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Michael Owen Baker/Los Angel/REX/Shutterstock (7674578a) File - Hollywood legend DEBBIE REYNOLDS, the Oscar-nominated singer-actress who was the mother of late actress Carrie Fisher, died Wednesday. Reynolds was rushed to the hospital after suffering a possible stroke. She was 84. Reynolds was married to Fisher's father Eddie for four years between 1955 and 1959. She is best known for her role in Singin' In The Rain which she appeared with Gene Kelly at the age of 19. Reynolds died Wednesday, a day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher, died after a heart attack on a flight to Los Angeles. Reynolds earned a best actress Oscar nomination for 1964's'The Unsinkable Molly Brown' and also starred in the 1967 hit comedy ''Divorce American Style.'' PICTURED: Jan. 25, 2015 - Los Angeles, California - CARRIE FISHER presents her mother, DEBBIE REYNOLDS, with the lifetime achievement award at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards telecast at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. Debbie Reynolds 1932-2016 American Actress - 28 Dec 2016
Debbie Reynolds the Oscar-nominated singer-actress who was the mother of late actress Carrie Fisher, died Wednesday (Picture: Rex)
No Merchandising. Editorial Use Only. No Book Cover Usage Mandatory Credit: Photo by Everett/REX/Shutterstock (2055667a) SINGIN IN THE RAIN, from left: Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, 1952 SINGIN IN THE RAIN, from left: Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, 1952
Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds in 1952 film Singing In The Rain (Picture: Rex)

Reynolds was just a teenager when she landed a role in the 1950 film Three Little Words, for which she was nominated for a most promising newcomer Golden Globe.
She was perhaps most famous for playing Kathy Selden in 1952 musical Singin’ In The Rain alongside Gene Kelly.
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Her first of three marriages was to musician Eddie Fisher in 1955 and with him she had Carrie and Todd.
But their relationship ended sourly after news emerged of his affair with movie star Elizabeth Taylor.
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Mandatory Credit: Photo by MediaPunch/REX/Shutterstock (7666725c) Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher and Billie Lourd Iconic Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher dies aged 60 - 27 Dec 2016
Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher and Billie Lourd (Picture: Rex)

Reynolds continued to have a loving relationship with her ex-husband’s children, including Joely Fisher, 49, who tweeted: ‘Some of the magic people have left the tribe … for the moment I am inconsolable… ‘
Reynolds had paid an emotional tribute to her daughter on Facebook. She wrote: ‘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. Love Carrie’s Mother.’