DARLING DEBBIE REYNOLDS, WHO TURNS 81 ON MONDAY, IS CLOSE TO MIAMI POLLAK FAMILY, SHOWBIZ TYPES
Guess what? She hasn't run out of memoir material. It's called
"Unsinkable," very descriptive and also plays Liberace's mother, Frances, in "Behind the Candelabra" on HBO on May 26.
Michael Douglas stars as the flambuoyant pianist and his co-star, Matt Damon caused Debbie to chirp, "That Matt Damon is so stunning. It's hard to notice anything else."
Her book chronicles recent and difficult time in her life as well as flashbacks from her many films. An actress, comedienne and singer, she still performs on tour. Love this glimpse: "When I'm not around the house eating my favorite Mexican foods, I'm usually on the road."
Same day (April 1) ABC's "General Hospital" celebrates its 50th anniversary. I share my April 2 birthday with Emmylou Harris, 66; and John Madden, 77. Eddie Murphy turns 52 on April 3; same day for Doris Day, now 91. Maya is sure to pen a poem for her 85th natal day on April 4. Colin Powell, the man so many wanted to be our president, doesn't look 76 for his April 5 swellabration. Merle Haggard is anything but "haggard" hitting 76...on April 6.