US actress Debbie Reynolds has died, a day after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher, her son has announced, the BBC reprts.
US media said the 84-year-old had a stroke. She was taken to a Los Angeles hospital earlier on Wednesday.
The Hollywood legend is best known for her role in the 1952 musical Singin’ in the Rain, opposite Gene Kelly.
Fisher – renowned for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars series – died on Tuesday aged 60, following a cardiac arrest on a plane.
Reynolds was taken by ambulance to Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre after being taken ill on Wednesday.
Announcing her death later, her son Todd Fisher told AP news agency: “She’s now with Carrie and we’re all heartbroken.”
He added that the stress of his sister’s death “was too much” for their mother.