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A private, small memorial will be held Thursday for Carrie Fisher and her mother, Debbie Reynolds, in Beverly Hills, a source close to the family who is attending the gathering told The Hollywood Reporter.
The movie-star mother-and-daughter duo died a day apart last month in Los Angeles.
Fisher, best known for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars saga, was 60. Reynolds, a beloved Hollywood icon who made a name for herself with her first starring role in Singin‘ in the Rain, was 84.
Reynolds and Fisher lived on the same compound. The memorial event will be for family and close friends only, said the source.
“I’m not sure what they’re calling it — a funeral or a wake — but it will be Thursday at the house,” said the source. “It will be exactly what they both wanted, to be together.”
Todd Fisher, Reynolds’ son, told THR last week the two actresses would have a joint funeral.
“We’re brokenhearted, those of us that are left behind,” Fisher said Dec. 30 on ABC News. “We also are happy that they’re together. It’s horrible, it’s beautiful, it’s magical they are together. It’s beyond words, it’s beyond understanding.”
It is unclear if there will be a public memorial for either actress. Fisher did not respond to a Tuesday request for additional information.
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