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Debbie Reynolds

Debbie Reynolds, August 2005
Born Mary Frances Reynolds
April 1, 1932 (1932-04-01) (age 76)
El Paso, Texas
Spouse(s) Eddie Fisher (1955-1959)
Harry Karl (1960-1973)
Richard Hamlett (1984-1996)
Official website

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Biography

Early life

Reynolds was born Mary Frances Reynolds in El Paso, Texas, the second child of Maxine N. (née Harmon; 1913-1999) and Raymond Francis Reynolds (1903-1986), who was a carpenter for Southern Pacific Railroad.[1][2] Reynolds was a Girl Scout and a troop leader. A scholarship in her name is offered to high-school age Girl Scouts. Her family moved to Burbank, California, in 1939. While a student at John Burroughs High School, at age sixteen, Reynolds won the Miss Burbank Beauty Contest, a motion picture contract with Warner Brothers, and acquired her new first name. El Paso redirects here. ... For other uses, see Texas (disambiguation). ... Née redirects here. ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Events of 2008: (EMILY) Me Lesley and MIley are going to China! This article is about the year. ... Year 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... For other uses, see Carpenter (disambiguation). ... The Southern Pacific Railroad (AAR reporting marks SP) was an American railroad. ... The Girl Guides (known as Girl Scouts of the USA in the United States) is the largest intenational youth organisation for girls and young women. ... For the community in Santa Clara County, California, see Burbank, Santa Clara County, California. ... This article is about the U.S state. ... John Burroughs High School is a public high school located in Burbank, California. ... For the concept in economics and game theory, see Keynesian beauty contest. ... A contract is a legally binding exchange of promises or agreement between parties that the law will enforce. ... Warner Bros. ...


Career

in I Love Melvin (1953)
in I Love Melvin (1953)

Reynolds regularly appeared in movie musicals, most notably Singin' in the Rain, during the 1950s and chalked up several hit records despite an only intermittent career as a recording artist. Her song "Aba Daba Honeymoon" (featured in the 1950 film Two Weeks With Love as a duet with Carleton Carpenter) was a top 3 hit in 1951. She is also remembered for her smash recording of the theme song "Tammy" which earned her a gold record and was the best-selling single by a female vocalist in 1957 and was number one for 5 weeks on the Billboard pop charts. Reynolds also scored two additional top 25 Billboard hits with "A Very Special Love" in 1958 and 1960s "Am I That Easy To Forget", a pop version of Skeeter Davis' country hit (interestingly, Davis' real first names are also Mary Frances). For other uses, see Singin in the Rain. ... Aba Daba Honeymoon is a popular song. ... Carleton Carpenter (b, July 10, 1926 in Bennington, Vermont) was a movie, TV and stage actor, a magician, author and songwriter. ... Tammy is a popular song. ... Billboard can refer to: Billboard magazine Billboard (advertising) Billboard antenna In 3D computer graphics, to billboard is to rotate an object so that it faces the viewer. ... Skeeter Davis (born Mary Frances Penick December 30, 1931 – September 19, 2004) was an American Country Music Singer, who was best known for crossover Pop music songs of the early 1960s. ...

with Barbara Ruick, Bob Fosse and Bobby Van in The Affairs of Dobie Gillis (1953)
with Barbara Ruick, Bob Fosse and Bobby Van in The Affairs of Dobie Gillis (1953)

During the 1950s, Reynolds also starred in numerous movies, such as Bundle of Joy (1956), with her then husband, Eddie Fisher, recorded hit songs (most notably "Tammy" from her 1957 film Tammy and the Bachelor, playing opposite Leslie Nielsen, the first of the series of Tammy movies), and headlined in major Las Vegas showrooms. Her starring role in The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964) led to an Oscar nomination, but she lost to Julie Andrews in Mary Poppins. She played Jeanine Deckers in The Singing Nun. Barbara Ruick (born: December 23, 1930 died: March 3, 1974) was an American actress. ... Bob Fosse, early promotional image Bob Fosse (June 23, 1927 – September 23, 1987) was a musical theater choreographer and director. ... Bobby Van (December 6, 1928–July 31, 1980) was probably best known for his musical and acting career on Broadway in the 1960s and 1970s. ... Eddie Fisher (born August 10, 1928) is an American singer and entertainer. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Tammy and the bachelor is a 1957 Romantic Comedy and the first of the four Tammy Movies. ... Leslie William Nielsen OC (born February 11, 1926) is a Canadian born American comedian and actor. ... For further information, see Las Vegas metropolitan area and Las Vegas Strip. ... The Unsinkable Molly Brown is a 1960 musical play by Meredith Willson and a 1964 film adaptation. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... Dame Julie Elizabeth Andrews, DBE (born Julia Elizabeth Wells[1] on 1 October 1935[2]) is an award-winning English actress, singer, author and cultural icon. ... For the 2004 stage musical, see Mary Poppins (musical). ... The Singing Nun was Jeanine Deckers (1933-1985), who joined the Dominican Fichermont Convent in Belgium. ... The Singing Nun is a 1966 semi-biographical film about the life of Jeanine Deckers, a nun who recorded the chart-topping hit song Dominique. It starred Debbie Reynolds in the title role. ...


In what Reynolds called the "stupidest mistake of my entire career", she made big headlines in 1970 after instigating a fight with NBC over cigarette advertising on her TV show. NBC canceled the show.[3] This article is about the television network. ...


She is still making appearances in film and television, one of the few actors from MGM's "golden age of film" (along with Mickey Rooney, Lauren Bacall, Margaret O'Brien, Jane Powell, Rita Moreno, Leslie Caron, Dean Stockwell, Angela Lansbury, Russ Tamblyn and June Lockhart) who are still active in filmmaking. From 1999 to its 2006 finale, she played the recurring role of Grace's ditzy mother Bobbi Adler on the NBC sitcom Will & Grace. She also plays a recurring role in the Disney Channel Original Movie (DCOM) Halloweentown series as Aggie Cromwell. Reynolds made a guest appearance as a presenter at the 69th Annual Academy Awards. MGM logo Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or MGM, is a large media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of cinema and television programs. ... Actor Mickey Rooney speaks at the Pentagon in 2000 during a ceremony honoring the USO. Mickey Rooney (born Joseph Yule, Jr. ... Bacall redirects here. ... Margaret OBrien during her career as a child star. ... Jane Powell (born April 1, 1929) is an American singer, entertainer and actor. ... Rita Moreno (born December 11, 1931, in Humacao, Puerto Rico) is a singer, dancer and an Academy Award-winning actress and the first and only Puerto Rican actress in history (as well as one of only nine people) to have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony... Leslie Caron (IPA: ) (born July 1, 1931) is an Oscar-nominated, Golden Globe-winning, and Emmy-winning motion picture actress and dancer. ... Dean Stockwell (born March 5, 1936) is an Academy Award-nominated and Emmy-winning American film and television actor, active for over 60 years. ... Angela Brigid Lansbury, CBE (born October 16, 1925) is an English three-time Academy Award-nominated, Emmy-nominated, four-time Tony-winning and six-time Golden Globe-winning actress and singer best known for her work in film, her award-winning tenures on Broadway in such musicals as Mame, Gypsy... Russ Tamblyn (born Russell Irving Tamblyn on December 30, 1934) is an American actor and former dancer. ... June Lockhart (born 25 June 1925 in New York City, USA) is an American television and film actress best known for her roles as the mothers on Lassie and Lost in Space. ... Information Nickname(s) Gracie, G, Gracious Gender Unknown Age 30 at series beginning (Series began in March 1998, Grace turned 31 in April 1998), 38 or 39 by series end Date of birth April 26, 1967 Occupation Interior Designer Title Mrs. ... Bobbi Adler is a recurring character in the popular NBC sitcom Will & Grace. ... This article is about the television network. ... A sitcom or situation comedy is a genre of comedy performance originally devised for radio but today typically found on television. ... Will & Grace is a popular American television sitcom that was originally broadcast on NBC from 1998 to 2006. ... This is a list of movies produced for the U.S. cable channel Disney Channel. ... The Halloweentown series of movies aired as works for television on The Disney Channel (presented as Disney Channel Original Movies) between 1998 and 2006. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ...


Reynolds has several CDs on the market of both vintage performances and later recordings.


Awards and nominations

Reynolds was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress following her performance in The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964), a Golden Globe for The Debbie Reynolds Show on television (1970), a Golden Globe for the motion picture Mother (1996), and a Blockbuster Entertainment Award for In & Out (1997). In 1997 she received the Lifetime Achievement Award in Comedy. Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance while working within the film industry. ... The Unsinkable Molly Brown is a 1960 musical play by Meredith Willson and a 1964 film adaptation. ... // Events January 29 - The film Dr. Strangelove is released. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... See also: 1969 in television, other events of 1970, 1971 in television and the list of years in television. For the American network television schedule, please see 1970-71 American network television schedule. ... Mother is a 1996 movie directed and written by Albert Brooks, and starring Brooks and Debbie Reynolds. ... The year 1996 in film involved some significant events. ... Blockbuster franchise in Porto, Portugal Tippett ad for Blockbuster Blockbuster Video, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, USA, is the name of the largest chain of video tape, video game and DVD rental shops in North America, with shops in countries like Canada, the US, the UK, Australia, and Taiwan. ... Film poster for In & Out. ... The year 1997 in film involved some significant events. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ...


Reynolds' foot and hand prints are preserved at the Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood. She also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6654 Hollywood Boulevard. In November 2006, Reynolds received the "Lifetime Achievement Award" from Chapman University in Orange, California. This article or section cites very few or no references or sources. ... Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the city of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that extends from Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to south boundary east of La Brea Avenue... Buskers perform on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. ... Chapman University is a private, nonprofit university located in the city of Orange in Orange County, California, USA. // The mission of Chapman University is to provide personalized education of distinction that leads to inquiring, ethical and productive lives as global citizens. ...


On May 17, 2007, she was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from the University of Nevada, Reno, where she had contributed for many years to the film studies program. In her acceptance speech, she referred to the University as "Nevahda...Arizona".[citation needed] The University of Nevada, Reno (Nevada or UNR) is a university located in Reno, Nevada, USA, and is known for its programs in agricultural research, journalism, animal biotechnology, and mining-related engineering and natural sciences. ...


Personal life

Reynolds married and divorced three times. She and first husband Eddie Fisher wed in 1955. They are the parents of Carrie Fisher and Todd Fisher. A public scandal ensued when Eddie and Elizabeth Taylor fell in love, and the Fishers were divorced in 1959. Reynolds' second marriage, to millionaire businessman Harry Karl, lasted from 1960 to 1973. At the end, she found herself in financial difficulty due to Karl's gambling and bad investments. (Under the community property laws of California, both spouses in a marriage are legally responsible for debts incurred by either.) Reynolds was married to real estate developer Richard Hamlett from 1984 to 1996. They purchased a small hotel and casino in Las Vegas, but it was not a success. In 1997, Reynolds was forced to declare bankruptcy.[4] Eddie Fisher (born August 10, 1928) is an American singer and entertainer. ... Carrie Frances Fisher (born October 21, 1956) is an American actress, screenwriter and novelist. ... For other persons named Elizabeth Taylor, see Elizabeth Taylor (disambiguation). ... Community property is a marital property regime that originated in civil law jurisdictions, and is now also found in some common law jurisdictions. ...


Reynolds has been active in the Thalians Club, a charitable organization. She is a member of the Church of the Nazarene.[5] The Church of the Nazarene, more commonly called the Nazarene Church, is an Christian evangelical denomination. ...


She has amassed a large collection of movie memorabilia and displayed them, first in a museum at her Las Vegas hotel and casino during the 1990s and later in a museum close to the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles, California. She has on several occasions auctioned off items from the collection. The Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... This article is about the U.S state. ...


She currently resides in Los Angeles next door to her daughter Carrie, and her granddaughter, Billie.


Filmography

Features:

Short Subjects: Videotape cover June Bride is a 1948 American comedy film directed by Bretaigne Windust. ... The year 1948 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1950 in film involved some significant events. ... Three Little Words (MGM) is a 1950 Hollywood musical film biography of the Tin Pan Alley songwriting partnership of Kalmar and Ruby and stars Fred Astaire as lyricist Bert Kalmar, Red Skelton as composer Harry Ruby, along with Vera-Ellen, Debbie Reynolds and Arlene Dahl. ... See also: 1950 in film 1951 1952 in film 1950s in film 1940s in film years in film film Events Sweden - May Britt is scouted by Italian film-makers Carlo Ponti and Mario Soldati Top grossing films North America David and Bathsheba Show Boat tie The Great Caruso and An... For other uses, see Singin in the Rain. ... // Events February 20 - The film The African Queen opens (Capitol Theater in New York City). ... The year 1953 in film involved some significant events. ... The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis was a situation comedy which ran on CBS from 1959 to 1963. ... Give a Girl a Break was a film directed by Stanley Donen released in 1953. ... Susan Slept Here is a 1954 romantic comedy film starring Dick Powell and Debbie Reynolds. ... The year 1954 in film involved some significant events. ... Athena is a romantic musical comedy released on 4 November 1954 by MGM. Not a great success on its release, this Motion Picture has an unusual and somewhat campy appeal. ... Hit the Deck is a musical theater production first staged at the Belasco Theatre on Broadway on April 25, 1927. ... The year 1955 in film involved some significant events. ... The Tender Trap is a 1955 film starring Frank Sinatra, Debbie Reynolds and David Wayne. ... The year 1956 in film involved some significant events. ... The Catered Affair, also known as Wedding Breakfast, is a 1956 family drama film made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. ... Tammy and the bachelor is a 1957 Romantic Comedy and the first of the four Tammy Movies. ... The year 1957 in film involved some significant events. ... This Happy Feeling is a 1958 film by Blake Edwards. ... The year 1958 in film involved some significant events. ... The Mating Game was an MGM color film made in 1959 . ... See also: 1958 in film 1959 1960 in film 1950s in film 1960s in film years in film film Events The Three Stooges make their 180th and last short film, Sappy Bullfighters. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... The Rat Race is a 1960 film (not to be confused with Rat Race of 2001) directed by Robert Mulligan starring Tony Curtis and Debbie Reynolds. ... The year 1960 in film involved some significant events. ... Pepe is the name of a 1960 movie starring Cantinflas as the title role, directed by George Sidney and with an amount of cameo appearances vainly trying to replicate the success of another Cantinflas movie, Around the World in Eighty Days. ... The Pleasure of His Company is a 1961 film starring Fred Astaire and Debbie Reynolds. ... The year 1961 in film involved some significant events. ... How the West Was Won is an epic 1962 western film which follows four generations of a family (starting as the Prescotts) as they move ever westward, from western New York state to the Pacific Ocean. ... // Events Dr. No launches the James Bond film series, the longest-running motion picture franchise of all time, running more than 40 years. ... Mary, Mary is a play by Jean Kerr. ... The year 1963 in film involved some significant events. ... The Unsinkable Molly Brown (musical) The Unsinkable Molly Brown is a 1964 musical film based on the 1960 stage musical by Meredith Willson. ... // Events January 29 - The film Dr. Strangelove is released. ... Goodbye Charlie is a 1964 comedy film about a callous womanizer who gets his just reward. ... The Singing Nun is a 1966 semi-biographical film about the life of Jeanine Deckers, a nun who recorded the chart-topping hit song Dominique. It starred Debbie Reynolds in the title role. ... The year 1966 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1967 in film involved some significant events. ... How Sweet It Is! is a 1968 comedy movie starring James Garner and Debbie Reynolds, with a supporting cast including Terry-Thomas and Paul Lynde. ... The year 1968 in film involved some significant events. ... See also: 1970 in film 1971 1972 in film 1970s in film years in film film // Events February 8 - Bob Dylans hour long documentary film, Eat the Document, premieres at New Yorks Academy of Music. ... Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Charlottes Web Charlottes Web, a childrens book by E. B. White, was adapted into an animated, musical film by Hanna-Barbera Productions and Sagittarius Productions in 1973. ... // Events The Marx Brothers Zeppo Marx divorces his second wife, Barbara Blakely. ... Kaleidoscopic Choreography from Footlight Parade, 1933 Busby Berkeley (November 29, 1895 – March 14, 1976), born William Berkeley Enos in Los Angeles, California, was a highly influential Hollywood movie director and musical choreographer. ... See also: 1973 in film 1974 1975 in film 1970s in film years in film film // Events February 7 - Blazing Saddles is released in USA May 1 - George Lucas creates the first draft of what would eventually become Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. ... This article is about the 1974 MGM documentary film. ... Kikis Delivery Service (, Witchs Delivery Service) is a 1989 anime film, produced, written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki . ... // Actress Kim Basinger and her brother Mick purchase Braselton, Georgia for $20 million. ... For other uses, see The Bodyguard (disambiguation). ... The year 1992 in film involved many significant films. ... The year 1993 in film involved many significant films. ... Heaven & Earth is a 1993 film directed by Oliver Stone and starring Tommy Lee Jones, Haing S. Ngor and Hiep Thi Le. ... 2004 DVD release Thats Entertainment! is a 1974 documentary released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to celebrate its 50th anniversary. ... The year 1994 in film involved some significant events. ... Mother is a 1996 movie directed and written by Albert Brooks, and starring Brooks and Debbie Reynolds. ... The year 1996 in film involved some significant events. ... Wedding Bell Blues is a 1996 film, directed by Dana Lustig and starring the likes of Illeana Douglas, supermodel Paulina Porizkova, and Julie Warner. ... Film poster for In & Out. ... The year 1997 in film involved some significant events. ... Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is a 1998 film adaptation of Hunter S. Thompsons 1971 novel Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream. ... The year 1998 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 1999 in film involved some significant events. ... The year 2000 in film involved some significant events. ... Cinerama Adventure is a documentary about the history of the Cinerama widescreen film process. ... The year 2002 in film involved some significant events. ... Connie and Carla is a 2004 film directed by Michael Lembeck. ... The year 2004 in film involved some significant events. ... 2007 has been referred to, by film and media critics, as the year of the threequels, a nickname referring to both the 2004 summer movie season and several film franchises which premiered or had installments released in 2004, which appear again this year: Spider-Man 3, Shrek the Third, Ocean... 2008 in film is slated to have sequels such as: Rambo, Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Lost Boys: The Tribe, The Dark Knight, The Incredible Hulk, The X-Files...

  • A Visit with Debbie Reynolds (1959)
  • The Story of a Dress (1964)

See also: 1958 in film 1959 1960 in film 1950s in film 1960s in film years in film film Events The Three Stooges make their 180th and last short film, Sappy Bullfighters. ... // Events January 29 - The film Dr. Strangelove is released. ...

Television Work

The year 1957 in television involved some significant events. ... See also: 1958 in television, other events of 1959, 1960 in television and the list of years in television. For the American network television schedule, please see 1959-60 American network television schedule. ... See also: 1959 in television, other events of 1960, 1961 in television and the list of years in television. For the American network television schedule, please see 1960-61 American network television schedule. ... The year 1968 in television involved some significant events. ... The Debbie Reynolds Show was a situation comedy which aired on the NBC television network during the 1969-70 television season. ... The year 1969 in television involved some significant events. ... See also: 1969 in television, other events of 1970, 1971 in television and the list of years in television. For the American network television schedule, please see 1970-71 American network television schedule. ... The year 1981 in television involved some significant events. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1987. ... Perry Mason is a fictional defense attorney who originally appeared in detective fiction by Erle Stanley Gardner. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1989. ... The year 1991 in television involved some significant events. ... The year 1992 in television involved some significant events. ... Halloweentown is a Disney Channel Original Movie released in October 1998 to correspond with the holiday of Halloween. ... The year 1998 in television involved some significant events. ... Will & Grace is a popular American television sitcom that was originally broadcast on NBC from 1998 to 2006. ... The year 1999 in television involved some significant events. ... The year 2006 in television involved some significant events. ... The year 2000 in television involved some significant events. ... For the term used for toddler, see Rugrat. ... The year 2004 in television involved some significant events. ... These Old Broads is a 2001 TV movie written by Carrie Fisher. ... This is a list of television-related events in 2001. ... The year 2003 in television involved some significant events. ... This article is about the television series. ... The year 2007 in television involves some significant events. ... Halloweentown High is a Disney Channel Original Movie released in October of 2004 to go along with the holiday of Halloween as did the previous films. ... Return to Halloweentown is a Disney Channel Original Movie that premiered on October 20, 2006. ...

References

  1. ^ Debbie Reynolds Biography (1932-)
  2. ^ Genealogy.com - Ancestry of Carrie Fisher
  3. ^ Reynolds, Debbie: "Debbie: My Life", Page 309. Morrow Press, 1988
  4. ^ How Celebrities Go Bankrupt at legalzoom.com
  5. ^ Famous Nazarenes / Members of the Church of the Nazarene

External links

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For the in-memory database management system, see In-memory database. ... Internet Broadway Database The Internet Broadway Database (IBDb) is an online database of Broadway theatre productions and their personnel. ... TV.com is a website belonging to the CNET Games and Entertainment family of websites. ...

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Debbie Reynolds at AllExperts (596 words)
Debbie Reynolds was born as Mary Frances Reynolds in El Paso, Texas, the second child of Raymond Francis Reynolds (1903-1986) and Maxine N. Harman (1913-1999).
Debbie Reynolds went on to star in numerous movies, such as Bundle of Joy (1956), with her then-husband, Eddie Fisher (singer) and record hit songs (most notably "Tammy" from her 1957 film Tammy and the Bachelor, which was the first of the series of Tammy (Movies)) and headline major Las Vegas showrooms.
Debbie Reynolds has been active in the Thalians Club and has also displayed her collection of movie memorabilia, first in a Las Vegas resort during the 1990s and later in a museum close to the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles, California.
Debbie Reynolds (139 words)
Debbie Reynolds (born April 1, 1932) was an actress discovered by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM).
A former beauty queen, who was seen in the movie business as very talented, Reynolds had small roles in several films before she was chosen to play the female lead in Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen[?]'s musical comedy[?] Singin' in the Rain.
Despite the fact that she had never danced seriously and did not know how to tap dance prior to being chosen for the role, Debbie Reynolds' performance was generally praised; the movie became her 'big break'.
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