Apr. 1st, 1932
El Paso, Texas, USA
Debbie Reynolds' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2007 - Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project
2000 - Rugrats in Paris: The Movie - Rugrats II
1998 - Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
1998 - Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie
1997 - In & Out
1993 - Heaven & Earth
1992 - The Bodyguard
1985 - That's Dancing!
1973 - Charlotte's Web
1971 - What's the Matter with Helen?
1964 - The Unsinkable Molly Brown
1962 - How the West Was Won
1959 - The Mating Game
1959 - Gazebo
1957 - Tammy and the Bachelor
1956 - Bundle of Joy
1955 - The Tender Trap
1952 - Singin' in the Rain
1951 - Mr. Imperium
1950 - Three Little Words
1950 - Two Weeks with Love
Guest TV Roles
Granny Squirrel (Voiced)
Debbie Reynolds' film career began at MGM after she won a beauty contest at age 16 impersonating Betty Hutton (I). Most of her film work has been in MGM musicals, as perky, wholesome young women. She continues to use her dancing skills with stage work. Nearly all the money she makes is spent toward her goal of creating a Hollywood museum. Her collection numbers more than 3000 costumes and 46,000 square-feet worth of props and equipment.
- Campaigned for the part of Doris Mann in _Postcards from the Edge (1990)_ (qv), but 'Shirley MacLaine' (qv) was cast instead.
- She made her first appearance at the Hollywood Collectors & Celebrities Show on April 6th & 7th, 2002, at 'Beverly Garland (I)' (qv)'s Holiday Inn in North Hollywood, California.
- In one of her guest appearances on _"Will & Grace" (1998)_ (qv), she enters a room humming a bit of "Good Morning", which was a song she sang in her most famous musical, _Singin' in the Rain (1952)_ (qv).
- (July 1997). Filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection for her Las Vegas hotel.
- She appeared as Dan's mother, fresh out of the mental ward, during an episode of the sitcom _"Roseanne" (1988)_ (qv). When she later appeared on 'Roseanne' (qv)'s talk show, she revealed that during the filming of that episode, while she and Roseanne were wrestling in the back yard, Roseanne, quite unknowingly, accidentally broke one of her ribs.
- At one particularly low point in her career, she confessed to literally living in her car, a Cadillac.
- Was a member of the International Order of Job's Daughters. Is a past honored Queen of Bethel No. 97, Burbank, California.
- Is a Majority Member in California.
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