Debbie Reynolds: Ellen DeGeneres, Debra Messing and Others Pay Tribute to Hollywood Legend

Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds
Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher pose in the press room at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles, January 25, 2015. Stars have paid tribute to the mother-daughter duo who died one day apart. Ethan Miller/Getty

News of legendary actor Debbie Reynolds's death, just a day after her daughter Carrie Fisher died, has cast a solemn shadow over the holiday period.

Tributes to Reynolds, who suffered a suspected stroke Wednesday, were shared by some of the biggest names in entertainment. Many also offered their condolences to Fisher's daughter, and Reynolds's granddaughter, Billie Lourd, who is grieving both stars.

Lourd found fame in her own right in 2015 with a starring role on Fox's comedy-horror show Scream Queens. Her co-stars Ariana Grande and Jamie Lee Curtis have rallied in support of her:

i love you billie. so so much. rest in peace, debbie reynolds.

— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) December 29, 2016

There are no words. Just that we all want 2 surround Billie with loving strength & support. Please give her space media. Please. Please.

— Jamie Lee Curtis (@jamieleecurtis) December 29, 2016

Will & Grace actor Debra Messing also shared a heartfelt tribute to Reynolds on Instagram. The 84-year-old actor had played her mother, Bobbi, in a recurring role in the series for eight years between 1998 and 2006.

"My heart is literally broken. For eight years she was my mom. She was pure energy and light when she came on stage," wrote Messing. "She was loving, and bawdy, and playful—a consummate pro—old school and yet had the work ethic and investment in her craft of a new fiery up-and-comer."

The likes of Naomi Campbell and singer Miley Cyrus also honored Reynolds, who famously starred alongside Gene Kelly in 1952 musical film Singin' in the Rain.

I can't believe that Debbie Reynolds passed away. Billie Lourd is so young to have to carry so much grief at once. Bless you child.

— Patricia Arquette (@PattyArquette) December 29, 2016

#CarrieFisher & your mom #DebbieReynolds may you both walk with the Angels. My condolences to Bryan and Billie Lourd & your family #RIP

— Naomi Campbell (@NaomiCampbell) December 29, 2016

💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔 wow...... this sad news makes me wanna hug my mama and never let go......

— Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) December 29, 2016

I can't imagine what Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds' family are going through this week. I send all of my love.

— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) December 29, 2016

This is too much.. 💔 #DebbieReynolds

— Lea Michele (@LeaMichele) December 29, 2016

Reynolds died Wednesday at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. Her son, Todd Fisher, said his mother's death was "just too much" for her to bear.

Fisher died Tuesday after suffering a heart attack on a flight to Los Angeles four days earlier.

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