Profile of the Day: Debbie Reynolds
Do you remember watching Singin’ in the Rain? Today star Debbie Reynolds turns 82. She was born Mary Frances Reynolds on April 1, 1932 in El Paso, Texas. Reynolds big break came opposite Gene Kelly in the musical Singin’ in the Rain. In 1955, she married actor Eddie Fisher and had two children. Their daughter, Carrie, would follow in her parents’ footsteps and become an accomplished actress and writer. Despite her cheerful and sunny persona on film, her life behind the scenes was filled with stress and unhappiness. In 1959, the couple divorced after it was revealed that Eddie Fisher was having an affair with the couple’s good friend Elizabeth Taylor.
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