(PCM) Just mere days after the tragic passing of her daughter Carrie Fisher we have learned that actress Debbie Reynolds has sadly passed away at the age of 84. Reynolds cause of death is the result of a stroke that she suffered while visiting with her son Todd Fisher to make funeral plans for Carrie. Reports state that paramedics were called to Todd Fisher’s home this afternoon and Reynolds was rushed to the hospital shortly after 1:00pm where she passed away due to a massive stroke.
Reynolds is most famous for her role in the 1952 musical “Singin’ In The Rain” and went on to play other iconic roles in “Charlotte’s Web” as the voice of Charlotte the spider and she also earned an Oscar nomination for her role in the 1964 film “Unsinkable Molly Brown” and most recently won Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 2016 Academy Awards. She also starred in her very own TV series “The Debbie Reynolds Show” which ran for 1969 to 1970.
Her relationship with her daughter Carrie was the subject of Carrie’s semi-autobiographical book “Postcards From The Edge” which ended up later being adapted to a film which starred Shirley MacLaine and Meryl Streep. She famously divorced her husband Eddie Fisher back in 1959 after discovering that he had an affair with actress Elizabeth Taylor. Reynolds remarried again in 1960 and 1984.
She is survived by her son Todd, who reports to TMZ.com that “She’s with Carrie”. Our sincere condolences go out to Debbie Reynolds’ family and loved ones during this incredibly difficult time. 2016 just couldn’t let go without taking another legend and it almost sounds as if Reynolds could have possibly died of a broken heart, given the tragic passing of her daughter just two days prior. TMZ.com is also reporting that Reynolds last words were “I want to be with Carrie”.