Debbie Reynolds, U.S. actress, has died a day after the death of her daughter, Carrie Fisher.

Fisher, best known as Princess Leia in the Star Wars series, died on Tuesday following a cardiac arrest of six days prior.

Her mother, 84-year-old Reynolds was reportedly rushed to a Los Angeles hospital around 1.pm on Wednesday after suffering a stroke.

Reynold’s son, Todd Fisher, who announced her death, told Variety Magazine that “she wanted to be with Carrie”.

According to TMZ, Debbie and Todd were in the process of making funeral arrangements for Carrie.

Reynolds who was married three times divorced Eddie Fisher in 1959 after he had an affair with Elizabeth Taylor.

The Hollywood legend remarried in 1960 and 1984.

She had posted a statement about her daughter’s death on Facebook, which turned out to be her last social media post.

“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,” the post read.

Reynolds is best known for her role in the 1952 musical ‘Singin’ in the Rain’. She received a best-actress Academy Award nomination for ‘The Unsinkable Molly Brown’, a 1964 musical.



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