Debbie Reynolds

Mary Frances Reynolds (1932 - 2016)

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Mary Frances (Debbie) "Debbie" Reynolds
Born in El Paso, Texas, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Sister of [private brother (1930s - unknown)]
Wife of — married (to ) [location unknown]
Wife of — married (to ) [location unknown]
Wife of [private husband (1930s - unknown)]
Descendants descendants
Mother of and [private son (1950s - unknown)]
Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Aug 2014 | Last significant change: 21 Nov 2018
18:47: Nicolas LaPointe edited the Biography for Mary Frances Reynolds (1932-2016). [Thank Nicolas for this]
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Categories: Famous Actors of the 20th Century | Hollywood Walk of Fame | American Notables | Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, California.

Biography

Debbie Reynolds is Notable.

Mary Frances "Debbie" Reynolds (born April 1, 1932)[1] is an American actress, singer, entertainer, businesswoman, film historian, humanitarian and a noted former collector of film memorabilia. Daughter of Maxine (née Harmon; 1913–99) and Raymond Francis Reynolds (1903–86) in El Paso, Texas, on April 1, 1932. She was raised in a strict Nazarene church. The Reynolds family moved to Burbank, California, in 1939. When she sixteen, in 1948, as a student at Burbank High School, she won the Miss Burbank beauty contest. Soon after, she had a contract with Warner Bros and acquired a new first name. Her older brother Bill Reynolds graduated from Burbank High School in 1947.

Wife (1st) of Edwin Fisher (1955 - 1959)

Wife (2nd) of Harry Karl (1960 - 1973)

Wife (3rd) of Richard Hamlett (1984 - 1996)

Most well known for her role in Singin' In The Rain. She was nominated for several Emmy and Golden Globe Awards, but she never won. She has received a National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1956, an American Comedy Awards - Lifetime Achievement Award in Comedy in both 1996 and 1997, a Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress, and a Screen Actors Guild Award - Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014.

Burial Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, California[2]

Sources

  1. Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K6G8-M4T : 4 December 2014), Mary Frances Reynolds, 01 Apr 1932; citing El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States, certificate 29127, Bureau of Vital Statistics. State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,281,853.
    Name Mary Frances Reynolds
    Event Type Birth
    Event Date 01 Apr 1932
    Event Place El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States
    Gender Female
    Father's Name Raymond Francis Reynolds
    Mother's Name Maxine Harmon
  2. Debbie Reynolds on Find A Grave: Memorial #174613427 Retrieved 03:52, 29 December 2016 (EST).
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K9HY-X6F : accessed 29 December 2016), Mary Frances Reynolds in household of Raymond F Reynolds, Councilmanic District 14, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Township, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 60-1121, sheet 2A, line 21, family 36, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 382.
Name Mary Frances Reynolds
Event Type Census
Event Date 1940
Event Place Councilmanic District 14, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Township, :::Los Angeles, California, United States
Gender Female
Age 8
Marital Status Single
Race (Original) White
Race White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Daughter
Relationship to Head of Household Daughter
Birthplace Texas
Birth Year (Estimated) 1932
Last Place of Residence El Paso, Texas
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Raymond F Reynolds Head M 34 Texas
Maxene Reynolds Wife F 27 Oklahoma
William Q Reynolds Son M 9 Texas
Mary Frances Reynolds Daughter F 8 Texas

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Debbie Reynolds Image 1

Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher smile at well wishers in New York
Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher smile at well wishers in New York

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On 29 Dec 2016 at 02:05 GMT Cynthia (Edgemon) Rushing wrote:

R.I.P. cousin Debbie. I'll think of you every time " I'm singing in the rain."



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