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Debbie Reynolds was born Mary Frances Reynolds in El Paso, Texas, the second child of Maxine N. (Harmon) and Raymond Francis Reynolds, a carpenter for the Southern Pacific Railroad. Her film career began at MGM after she won a beauty contest at age 16 impersonating Betty Hutton. Reynolds wasn't a dancer until she was selected to be Gene Kelly's ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 27 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Big Finish (pre-production) (rumored)
 2012 In the Picture (Short)
Aunt Lilith
 2008 Light of Olympia
Queen (voice)
 2000 Rugrats: Acorn Nuts & Diapey Butts (TV Movie)
Lulu Johnson (voice)
 1998 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie
Mrs. Claus / Mitzi - Rudolph's Mother / Mrs. Prancer - School Teacher (voice)
 1996/II Mother
Beatrice Henderson
 1993 Heaven & Earth
Eugenia
 1989 Kiki's Delivery Service
Madame (English version, voice)
 1968 How Sweet It Is!
Jenny Henderson
 1967 Divorce American Style
Barbara Harmon
 1964 Goodbye Charlie
The Reincarnated Charlie Sorel / Virginia Mason
 1963 Mary, Mary
Mary McKellaway
 1963 My Six Loves
Janice Courtney
 1961 The Second Time Around
Lucretia 'Lu' Rogers
 1961 The Pleasure of His Company
Jessica Anne Poole
 1960 The Rat Race
Peggy Brown
 1959 The Gazebo
Nell Nash
 1959 It Started with a Kiss
Maggie Putnam
 1959 Say One for Me
Holly LeMaise aka Conroy
 1958 This Happy Feeling
Janet Blake
 1956 Bundle of Joy
Polly Parish
 1956 The Catered Affair
Jane Hurley
 1955 The Tender Trap
Julie Gillis
 1955 Hit the Deck
Carol Pace
 1954 Athena
Minerva Mulvain
 1954 Susan Slept Here
Susan Beaurgard Landis
 1953 Give a Girl a Break
Suzy Doolittle
 1953 The Affairs of Dobie Gillis
Pansy Hammer
 1953 I Love Melvin
Judy Schneider / Judy LeRoy
 1952 Skirts Ahoy!
Debbie Reynolds (uncredited)
 1951 Mr. Imperium
Gwen
 1950 Two Weeks with Love
Melba Robinson
 1950 Three Little Words
Helen Kane
 1950 The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady
Maureen O'Grady
 1948 June Bride
Boo's Girlfriend at Wedding (uncredited)
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Appeared in the very first American scopitone video (which played in a 1960s video jukebox) singing "If I Had a Hammer." See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

Daddy had got us rooms in a motel until he could find us a house. There were not a lot of places available for a young family on our budget. Daddy went around to dozens of places. Nobody wanted kids. Finally, he found one in the hills south of Glendale. As usual, the landlady asked if he had kids. "Yep,' he replied. 'A boy and a girl.' 'Well, whatta you going to do about them?' she wanted to know... See more »

Trivia:

Has currently reconciled with old enemy, Elizabeth Taylor, to work on the movie These Old Broads (2001), written by Debbie's daughter, Carrie Fisher, with Taylor, Shirley MacLaine and Joan Collins. Debbie and Taylor were friends until the late 1950s when Debbie's then-husband, Eddie Fisher, began having an affair with Taylor and then married her. When they began working on These Old Broads (2001)... See more »

Trademark:

Most of her roles contains musical performances. See more »

Nickname:

Princess Leia's Mom See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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