Ask AP: Debbie Reynolds

Celebrities, Celebrity Q&A, People
on March 11, 2010

In 1966 Debbie Reynolds starred in the movie The Singing Nun. Can you tell us a little bit about Debbie? Whatever be-came of the real “singing nun”?
David Woodworth, Polk, Pa.

Born in El Paso, Texas, Reynolds, now 77, moved with her family to California during her childhood. At 16, she became Miss Burbank and went on to star in films such as Singin’ in the Rain and The Unsinkable Molly Brown. She also hit the pop music charts with “Aba Daba Honeymoon” and “Tammy.” She continues to pursue a site for her Hollywood Motion Picture Museum, a $50 million collection of movie memorabilia. Belgium’s Jeanine Deckers, who became known as “The Singing Nun” after her international hit “Dominique” in1963, died in 1985.