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Debbie Reynolds Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Debbie Reynolds Quick Info
Height 5 ft 2 in
Weight 50 kg
Date of Birth April 1, 1932
Zodiac Sign Aries
Date of Death December 28, 2016

Debbie Reynolds was an American actor, singer, dancer, voice actor, producer, writer, and businessperson whose career spanned almost 70 years. She gained acclaim with her roles in movies such as Bundle of JoyThe Unsinkable Molly BrownThree Little WordsThe Catered AffairSingin’ in the RainTammy and the BachelorHow the West Was WonDivorce American StyleThe Singing NunWhat’s the Matter with Helen?Charlotte’s WebOne for the Money, Goodbye Charlie, and In & Out. For her performance in the 1964 Metrocolor musical comedy film The Unsinkable Molly Brown, Debbie was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award. On January 13, 1997, she was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6654 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

Born Name

Mary Frances Reynolds

Nick Names

Debbie, Frannie, Aba Dabba

Debbie Reynolds in her Bedroom in Los Angeles in 1987
Debbie Reynolds in her Bedroom in Los Angeles in 1987 (Allan Warren / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)


She was born on April 1, 1932.


On December 28, 2016, she passed away following a stroke at the age of 84 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Debbie died one day after the death of her daughter.

Resting Place

Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, California, United States

Sun Sign


Born Place

El Paso, Texas, United States





Debbie Reynolds studied at John Burroughs High School and Burbank High School.


Actor, Singer, Dancer, Voice Actor, Producer, Writer, Businessperson


  • Father – Raymond Francis “Ray” Reynolds (Carpenter who worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad)
  • Mother – Maxene N. “Minnie” Harman
  • Siblings – William Reynolds (2-year Older Brother)
  • Others – William Granville Reynolds (Paternal Grandfather), Pearl Ruby Prigmore (Paternal Grandmother), Owen Harmon/Harman (Maternal Grandfather), Maxie Boone Dykeman (Maternal Grandmother), Billie Catherine Lourd (Granddaughter) (Actor)


Debbie Reynolds was signed to Warner Bros.




Vocals, French Horn, Bass, Violin

Net Worth

According to, her net worth was $85 Million at the time of her death.



Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher at their wedding in 1955
Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher at their wedding in 1955 (AP / Press Photo / Public Domain)


5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm


50 kg or 110 lbs

Girlfriend / Boyfriend / Spouse

Debbie Reynolds had dated –

  1. Grover Asmus
  2. Glenn Ford (1950) – She had a short-termed romance with fellow actor Glenn Ford in 1950 and they also worked together in the films – It Started with a Kiss (1959) and The Gazebo (1959).
  3. Arthur M. Loew Jr. (1952)
  4. Robert Wagner (1953)
  5. Tab Hunter (1954)
  6. Eddie Fisher (1955-1959)​ – She got married to actor and singer Eddie Fisher in 1955 and they also co-starred in the film Bundle of Joy (1956). They were blessed with 2 children – a daughter named Carrie Frances Fisher (October 21, 1956 – December 27, 2016) and a son named Todd Emmanuel Fisher (b. February 24, 1958). The couple divorced in 1959 after it was revealed that Eddie had been having an affair with Elizabeth Taylor.
  7. Gustavo Rojo (1958-1959)
  8. Bob Neal (1959-1960)
  9. Scott Brady (1959) – RUMOR
  10. Agnes Moorehead (1960) – RUMOR
  11. Harry Karl (1960-1973)​ – She was married to millionaire businessperson Harry Karl from 1960 to 1973.
  12. Robert Fallon (1973-1981)
  13. Richard Hamlett (1984-1996) – Debbie’s 3rd marriage was to real estate developer and con man Richard Hamlett and it lasted from 1984 to 1996.

Race / Ethnicity


Debbie Reynolds was of English, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, German, and French descent.

Hair Color


Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Strong sultry voice
  • Short height

Brand Endorsements

Debbie Reynolds was cast in a TV commercial for Singer Sewing Machines in 1977.


She grew up in a strict Nazarene church.

Debbie Reynolds as seen prior to performing a show in Las Vegas in 1975
Debbie Reynolds as seen prior to performing a show in Las Vegas in 1975 (Wikiwatcher1 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Debbie Reynolds Favorite Things

  • FilmDark Victory (1939)
  • Personal Favorite Film Of Her OwnThe Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964)


Debbie Reynolds Facts

  1. She was a Girl Scout as well as a member of The International Order of Job’s Daughters. She once said that she wanted to die as the world’s oldest living Girl Scout.
  2. Although her family struggled financially during her younger years, Debbie Reynolds once said, “We may have been poor,” adding, “but we always had something to eat, even if Dad had to go out in the desert and shoot jackrabbits.”
  3. In 1939, her family shifted to Burbank, California.
  4. She won the Miss Burbank beauty contest in 1948.
  5. It was Jack L. Warner, president of the Warner Bros. Studios, who gave her the stage name “Debbie”.
  6. In the 1995 made-for-television biographical film Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story, she is portrayed by Judith Jones.
  7. She was friends with Shirley Jones, Jane Powell, Hugh O’Brian, Shelley Winters, and Terry Moore.
  8. Debbie Reynolds died a day after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher and according to Debbie’s son, she had said, “I want to be with Carrie” immediately prior to suffering the stroke that later took her life.
  9. Her footprints and handprints are preserved at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California.

Featured Image by Allan Warren / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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