Reynolds, now 77, starred in MGM classics such as Singing in the Rain, The Unsinkable Molly Brown and That’s Entertainment!, and is celebrating more than 50 years in showbusiness. She was first signed to MGM at the age of 16 after she won a beauty contest impersonating another acting legend, Betty Hutton
In Debbie Reynolds Alive and Fabulous, she reminisces about her career with the aid of movie clips, as well as her three marriages and her more recent comedy and cabaret career. Reynolds herself describes it as “a variety show”, adding “I get to do impressions of Barbra Streisand, Mae West, Katherine Hepburn - even Jimmy Stewart!"
Reynolds, who has been nominated for a Best Actress Oscar and two Golden Globes, has more recently been seen in Will and Grace, as Grace's mother, and is known for her ever-growing film memorabilia collection. She is also the mother of Carrie Fisher, best known as Star Wars’ Pricess Leiah.