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Meryl Streep sings at star-studded memorial for Carrie Fisher

By Karen Butler
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Meryl Streep sings at star-studded memorial for Carrie Fisher
Debbie Reynolds, 84, died in Los Angeles on December 28, 2016, one day after her daughter Carrie Fisher (R) died. Fisher, 60, suffered a heart issue on a flight from London to Los Angeles Dec. 23. They are shown in January 2015 when Debbie Reynolds received the Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Award. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Meryl Streep sang "Happy Days Are Here Again" at a private memorial held Thursday for Carrie Fisher in the Star Wars icon's Beverly Hills home.

Among the 125 guests were Penny Marshall, Meg Ryan, Richard Dreyfuss, Buck Henry, Candice Bergen, George Lucas and Gwyneth Paltrow, People magazine reported.

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Fisher's 24-year-old daughter Billie Lourd, as well as Streep, Tracey Ullman, Bruce Wagner, Stephen Fry and Gavin de Becker spoke at the low-key celebration of Fisher's life, which ended Dec. 27.

Fisher died at the age of 60 just days after suffering a mid-flight heart attack. Her 84-year-old mother, screen star Debbie Reynolds, had a stroke while planning Fisher's funeral. She died on Dec. 28.

Reynolds' funeral is set for Friday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles. Some of Fisher's ashes are expected to be buried with Reynolds, Entertainment Tonight said.

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