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  • Faith: Christian
  • Career: Actress
  • Birthday:  April 01, 1932
  • Accomplishments:  Golden Globes, Academy Award, Emmys, Tony Award
  • Fun Faith Fact!: Reynolds credited her faith with helping her find peace after two miscarriages.

Debbie Reynolds, was an American actress, singer, businesswoman, film historian, and humanitarian. Her breakout role came in the portrayal of Helen Kane in the 1950 film Three Little Words, for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer. However, it was her first leading role in 1952 at age 19, as Kathy Selden in Singin' in the Rain, that set her on the path to fame. Her other successes include The Affairs of Dobie Gillis, Susan Slept Here, Bundle of Joy, The Catered Affair, and How the West Was Won. In 1969 she starred in her own television show The Debbie Reynolds Show, for which she received a Golden Globe nomination. In 1973 Reynolds starred in a Broadway revival of the musical Irene and was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Musical. She was also nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for her performance in A Gift of Love and an Emmy Award for playing Grace's mother Bobbi on Will & Grace. At the turn of the millennium, Reynolds reached a new younger generation with her role as Aggie Cromwell in Disney's Halloweentown series. On December 28, 2016—one day after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher—Reynolds passed away due to a stroke.

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