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In her day, Debbie Reynolds did it all. Subsequently, her day lasted for decades.
The actress, who became a national treasure as the star of one of the most beloved movies of all time and went on to enjoy a nearly 70-year career in film, television and theater, has died. She was 84. In confirming her death, son Todd Fisher told E! News, “She went to be with Carrie. In fact, those were the last words she spoke this morning.”
Reynolds had commented on Fisher’s passing, thanking her and her daughter’s fans for their touching show of support, but the legendary entertainer had spent the last year out of the public eye, prompting concerns about her health.
She skipped the Governors’ Awards last November when she was honored with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for her philanthropic work and support of mental health causes. Granddaughter Billie Lourd, Fisher’s daughter, accepted the award in her honor.
“I’m heartbroken that I’m unable to be there in person to receive this extraordinary honor you have given me. So…
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