Actress Debbie Reynolds, Mother of Carrie Fisher, Dies at 84

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U.S. film actress Debbie Reynolds, 84, died Wednesday after suffering a stroke, one day after her film star daughter, Carrie Fisher, died following a heart attack, Reynolds' son said. "She wanted to be with Carrie," her son, Todd Fisher, was quoted as telling industry weekly Variety, hours after his mother had collapsed at his Beverly Hills home and was rushed to a hospital. Reynolds, a legend in Hollywood, was best known for her role in the 1952 musical Singin' in the Rain, opposite Gene Kelly. Fisher died Tuesday after suffering cardiac arrest on a plane on Friday. The acerbic actress was renowned for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars film series.

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