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Mia Farrow, Ellen DeGeneres and Debra Messing lead tributes to Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds

The Singin' in the Rain actress has died aged 84, just one day after the passing of her daughter Carrie Fisher

Published: Thursday, 29th December 2016 at 9:27 am

Tributes from the entertainment world have been flooding in for Debbie Reynolds who has died following a stroke, just one day after the death of her daughter, Carrie Fisher.


Mia Farrow, Bette Midler and Chaka Khan are among those who took to Twitter in reaction to the passing of a Hollywood legend:

Reynolds first shot to fame after starring in 1952 hit Singin' in the Rain, and Ore Oduba – who won Strictly Come Dancing earlier this month, thanks in part to his take on the musical classic – paid tribute to his inspiration:

The BBC sports presenter was one of many famous fans who referenced Reynolds' iconic first role, including Gene Kelly's widow Patricia...

The stars of Will and Grace paid tribute to the actress who in later years portrayed Debra Messing's on-screen mother in the series:

Meanwhile, plenty of celebrities shared their condolences with Reynolds and Fisher's family...


... especially the latter's daughter, actress Billie Lourd.


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