UPDATE: Debbie Reynolds dies a day after daughter Carrie Fisher's death

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AL.com [UPDATE: December 28, 2016 at 7:49 PM CT]
Actress Debbie Reynolds, star of the 1952 classic `Singin' in the Rain' and mother of Carrie Fisher, has died, son says.

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Debbie Reynolds, 84, the mother of "Star Wars" actress Carrie Fisher, who died on Tuesday, was rushed to the hospital on Wednesday, according to TMZ.

"Family sources" tell the website that 911 was called "to report a possible stroke."

The Los Angeles Times reported that unnamed sources told them Reynolds was rushed to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after paramedics were called to her son's home.

Reynolds' son, Todd Fisher, did not answer a call or return messages from The Associated Press. Representatives for Reynolds did not immediately respond to inquiries.

Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart told the AP paramedics transported a woman from a home in the Coldwater Canyon neighborhood, where her son lives, in fair to serious condition.

She could not confirm it was Reynolds, citing medical privacy laws.

Like her daughter, Reynolds is a well-known actor. She was born Mary Frances Reynolds in El Paso, Texas. She's appeared in films since the 1950s, notably, "Singin' in the Rain" and "These Old Broads," a movie she starred in with Elizabeth Taylor, written and directed by her daughter, Fisher, which poked fun at her relationship with Eddie Fisher, Carrie Fisher's father.

Fisher's death at age 60 has caused an outpouring of sadness over the death of the writer and actress who played Princess Leia in the Star Wars movies.

Reynolds was also distraught over the death of her daughter. On Tuesday she wrote on Facebook, "Thank you to everyone who has embraced the gifts and talents of my beloved and amazing daughter. I am grateful for your thoughts and prayers that are now guiding her to her next stop. Love Carries Mother."



 
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