Debbie Reynolds Movies, Career, Age and Net Worth

Nadine Caridi

Quick Facts

Date of Birth 1st of April, 1932 (died)
Nationality American
Profession Actress, Singer, Dancer, Businesswoman, Film historian, and Hmanitarian
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Divorced
Spouse Eddie Fisher(1955),Harry Karl(1960),Richard Hamlett(1984)
Children(s) Todd Fisher and Carrie Fisher
Education at Burbank high School
Net Worth(s) 60 million dollars
Name on Birth Debbie Reynolds
Height 5' 2"
Weight 110 pounds
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Light brown
Body Measurements 34-24-35 in
Age N/A

Debbie Reynolds movies have won the hearts of many throughout her more than a six-decade long career. However, what has made her fans sad is her demise, one day after the death of her beloved and only daughter Carrie Fisher.


Debbie Reynolds was a businesswoman, film historian, and humanitarian along with being an actress. She is remembered mostly for the roles she portrayed in films like 'Three Little Words', 'The Catered Affair', 'Bundle of Joy', 'The affairs of Dobie Gillis' etc. she continued to perform successfully in films and television series up until her eighties. She was active in the entertainment sector even at the time of her death and people will undoubtedly miss this pretty beauty with extremely mind-blowing skills up her sleeve.


Debbie Reynolds was born as Mary Frances Reynolds on the 1st of April, 1932. Her mother was named Maxine while her father was Raymond Frances Reynolds. Debbie Reynolds age at the time of her death was 84 years.

Childhood and Early Life

Debbie was of English and Scottish-Irish ancestry and was enrolled in the Burbank high School for her education. After winning a beauty contest, called the Miss Burbank Beauty contest, she had a contract with Warner Bros, which led her to acquire a new first name.

Net Worth and Career

Debbie Reynolds movies are many in number. However, her breakout role came about on 1950 when she appeared in the film Three Little Words. She portrayed the character of Helen Kane. She was nominated for the Golden Globe for her role there. She appeared on 1952 in Singin’ in the Rain, which was her first leading role. Debbie Reynolds age was 19 at the time.

Debbie Reynolds movies include other successful appearances like The Affairs of Dobe Gillis as well as Susan Slept Here. She appeared also in Bundle of Joy as well as in The Catered Affair. Debbie Reynolds movies also include the likes of Tammy and the Bachelor. The song of the movie, called Tammy, reached the number one position in the music charts.

Debbie Reynolds career in singing included releasing her music album, Debbie. Debbie Reynolds movies also include the hits like Divorce American Style, The singing nun, Mother, In & Out and her favorite role in The Unsinkable Molly Brown.

Debbie Reynolds movies are not only the ones which have made her popular among the general news tabloids. She has also been known for her work on Broadway and her business operations also made Debbie Reynolds net worth huge. Debbie Reynolds net worth at the time of her death was 60 million dollars reportedly.

Personal Life, Spouse, and Boyfriend

Debbie Reynolds was married for three times. She got married to Eddie Fisher in the year 1955. Debbie Reynolds relationship with the famous musician Eddie Fisher was widely talked about by the news tabloids, particularly because of the scandalous extra-marital affair that he was indulged in. Elizabeth Taylor’s husband, Mike Todd died in an air crash. Mike was Eddie’s close friend. Shortly after the death of Mike, Elizabeth and Eddie started a relationship, which led to the divorce between Eddie and Debbie Reynolds. The couple had two children, Todd Fisher and Carrie Fisher.

Debbie Reynolds married next to millionaire businessman Harry Karl. The couple wed on 1960 and was together until 1973. The bad investments and gambling of her husband led her to be in financial difficulty.

After this, Debbie Reynolds got married to Richard Hamlett, a real estate developer on 1984. They were together until 1996. She had been single since.

Debbie Reynolds was also indulged in several charitable institutions and has been active with The Thalians, an organization devoted to children and adults with mental health problems.

Awards, Achievements, and Recognition

Debbie Reynolds has been the recipient of the National Board of Review Award for the work on The Catered Affair as well as the American Comedy Awards for two consecutive years in the category of Lifetime Achievement Award in comedy. She also won the Best Supporting Actress award for the Satellite Awards and a Life Achievement Award from the Screen Actors Guild Award. She has also been nominated for several Emmy’s and Golden Globes. For her role in The Unsinkable molly Brown, she was nominated for Best Actress category in the Academy Awards.


Following the death of her daughter, actress, and writer Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds was visibly upset. While it was said that Fisher was stable on Christmas day, she died on the 27th of December. On the very next day, Debbie Reynolds was hospitalized in the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in a serious condition of stroke. She died in the hospital. It is said that she stated her need to be with her daughter and died shortly afterward. The death of Debbie Reynolds occurred on the 28th of December, 2016.

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