She joined her late mother Carrie Fisher on the screen with a small role in The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi.
Billie Lourd, 27, will now pay tribute to her grandmother Debbie Reynolds by playing her character's granddaughter for the upcoming final season of the resurrected Will & Grace, according to Deadline.
The legendary Reynolds, who died in 2016, was nominated for an Emmy for her guest role in the hit comedy during the original run.
Family business: Billie Lourd, 27, films a guest spot on Will & Grace's last season as the granddaughter of the character of her real grandmother Debbie Reynolds; Debbie and Billie took a photo together in LA in 2015
Lourd, who appeared on Scream Queens and American Horror Story, went to Instagram on Thursday evening with a series of Reynolds recordings from the show.
& # 39; There are not enough happy adjectives in the world to convey the excitement I feel about the role & # 39 ;, Lourd wrote on the social media site. & # 39; I have looked at and loved Will & Grace since I was (probably too) young. & # 39;
& # 39; So to see my grandmother play with Grace & # 39; s mother, one of the coolest things that would happen to my young will and graceful selfishness, & she added.
Lourd thanked the co-maker and executive producer Max Mutchnick of the show and plays Sean Hayes, Debra Messing, Eric McCormack and Megan Mullally with stars & # 39; for bringing me to the Adler family & # 39;
Tribute: Lourd went to Instagram on Thursday evening with a series of Reynolds recordings from the show
Special role: Reynolds appeared in a dozen episodes of the show during the first period between 1999 and 2006
Joyous: Debbie and Debra Messing worked on the show in November 1999
Reynolds appeared in a dozen episodes of the show during the first period between 1999 and 2006, with the Emmy nod in 2000.
During the show Billie Fiona Adler, the niece of series co-lead Debra Messing, plays. Her character is the daughter of Grace & # 39; s older sister, played by Mary McCormack, as well as the granddaughter of Grace & # 39; s mother Bobbi, originally played by Debbie.
The upcoming episode, which will be recorded on September 25, will contain Fiona while her relationship with her & # 39; cool aunt & # 39; Grace tries to resuscitate.
& # 39; The episode is especially meaningful because of Billie's relationship with the show &, said executive producer and co-maker Max Mutchnick in a statement. & # 39; We are very happy to have Billie. And best of all – she is really good. & # 39;
Meaningful role: Billie plays Fiona Adler, the cousin of series co-lead Debra Messing; pictured in May
Hollywood royalty: Debbie was a regular on the now classic NBC sitcom, with 12 episodes between 1999 and 2006; shown in 2012
The son of Reynolds and Uncle Todd Fisher of Lourd told it E! News that his deceased mother would have been happy to follow Lourd in her footsteps in show business.
& # 39; She would love it! She would be so proud, & Fisher told the outlet. & # 39; When you asked Debbie what she was most proud of, my mother always said to her children and grandchildren, and she meant it. & # 39;
He said that Reynolds & # 39; loved to play (the) role & # 39; from Bobbi Adler on the popular sitcom.
& # 39; It was so nice for her, & # 39; said Fisher. & # 39; She played in many ways when she played Bobbi. & # 39;
Moving tribute: The Singin & In The Rain star was honored by Will & Grace after her death in 2016. Will (Eric McCormack) and Grace visited her family during a 2018 to celebrate the birthday of her deceased mother; publicity still from Will & Grace (1998)
Unjustified: Reynolds died on December 28, 2016, just one day after the tragic death of her daughter Carrie Fisher; still from The Last Jedi (2017)
New series: fans can see Billie (and her flashy hair in the style of the 80s) in American Horror Story: 1984, a mention with a slasher theme from the long-running ghostly series; Billie and Emma Roberts (R) in a still from American Horror Story: 1984
Reynolds died on December 28, 2016, shortly after the tragic death of her daughter Carrie Fisher. The Star Wars icon died the day before, less than a week after a medical emergency on board an aircraft.
The Singin & In The Rain star was honored by Will & Grace after her death, because Will (Eric McCormack) and Grace visited her family in 2018 to celebrate her deceased mother's birthday.
Billie first became known to the public with her comical turn against Fox & # 39; s dark comedy Scream Queens. She joined the American Horror Story franchise on FX with important roles in the last three seasons. Fans can see her (and her flashy hair in 1980s style) in American Horror Story: 1984, an entry with a slasher theme from the long-running series.
Billie also returns as Lieutenant Connix in Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker, scheduled for nationwide release on December 20.
The conclusion of the latest Star Wars trilogy marks her first film in the series without her mother Carrie, although the character of Princess Leia will make a small appearance through unused images of The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi.
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