Debbie Reynolds in What's the Matter with Helen?

Debbie Reynolds (1932 - 2016)

Film Deaths[edit | edit source]

  • Goodbye Charlie (1964) [Chalie Sorel/Virginia Mason]: Falls out of a terrace. Her body is not shown but her death is implied and, following the narrative of resurrection, she comes back to life as a dog.
  • What's the Matter with Helen? (1971) [Adelle Bruckner a.k.a. Adele Stuart]: Stabbed repeatedly by Shelley Winters as Debbie is about to telephone Dennis Weaver; her body is shown again later on posed on the stage when Dennis discovers her.
  • Zack and Reba (1998) [Beulah Blanton]: Falls down a staircase; she dies shortly afterwards while talking to her grandson (Sean Patrick Flanery) (Thanks to Neil)

TV Deaths[edit | edit source]

  • Behind to Candelabra (2013 TV) [Frances]: Dies (off-screen) of a unspecified illness; we learn of her death afterwards when Michael Douglas informs Matt Damon. (Thanks to Tommy)
  • Will and Grace (2017)

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