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  תשרי 16, 5771 , 24/09/10

Eddie Fisher Dead at 82

Eddie Fisher, one of the most popular American singers of the 1950's died Wednesday at the age of 82 of complications from hip surgery in his Berkeley, California. The Philadelphia-born son of Russian-Jewish immigrants sold millions of records and had his own television show and movie roles, earning him two stars on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.

He may be remembered more for his high-profile marriages to Hollywood starlets Debbie Reynolds, Elizabeth Taylor and Connie Stevens -- all of which ended in divorce. He had two more marriages after that. Among his four children were actresses Carrie Fisher and Joely Fisher.

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