Carrie Fisher, right, presents her mother Debbie Reynolds with the Screen Actors Guild life achievement award at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles in 2015. “La La Land” star Ryan Gosling thanked Reynolds at the Palm Springs Film Festival on Jan. 2 for serving as an inspiration to the cast and crew of the film.
Actress Meryl Streep arrives with flowers at a memorial service at the homes of Debbie Reynolds and her daughter Carrie Fisher in Los Angeles on Jan. 5. Reynolds died Dec. 28 at the age of 84, a day after her daughter died at the age of 60. Streep starred in the film, “Postcards From the Edge,” based on Fisher’s 1987 semi-autobiographical novel of the same title.
LOS ANGELES >> Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher have been laid to rest together at a sprawling Los Angeles cemetery favored by celebrities. The mother and daughter had a private joint funeral today at Forest Lawn – Hollywood Hills the day after a memorial at their two neighboring houses.
Minimal details were revealed about the ceremony or the final resting places of the two actresses who died on consecutive days last week.
But Reynolds’ son and Fisher’s brother Todd Fisher talked to reporters afterward, telling them that Carrie Fisher was cremated before the funeral and her ashes put in her favorite possession, a giant porcelain Prozac pill.
Todd Fisher said the funeral was “fitting and beautiful.” He said he and other relatives will now plan a public memorial for the two women.
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