The daughter of Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, she carved out her personal idiosyncratic profession as a truth-telling Hollywood wit.
Carrie Fisher, the actress and author greatest recognized for her iconic position as Star Wars’ Princess Leia, died Tuesday morning after struggling a coronary heart assault 4 days earlier whereas onboard a flight from London to Los Angeles. She was 60.
“It’s with a really deep unhappiness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mom Carrie Fisher handed away at 8:55 this morning. She was cherished by the world and he or she shall be missed profoundly,” Halls’ assertion learn.
A toddler of Hollywood royalty, Fisher carved out her personal idiosyncratic profession, having fun with her greatest onscreen reputation as Leia within the authentic Star Wars trilogy earlier than occurring to determine herself as an acerbic, truth-telling author with such books as Postcards From the Edge. Her HBO particular, Wishful Ingesting, wherein she recounted her uncommon life, was nominated for an Emmy as excellent selection, music and comedy particular in 2011.
Born to actress Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher in 1956, Carrie Fisher grew up in a showbiz fishbowl — her dad and mom divorced when she was simply two, after Fisher left Reynolds for actress Elizabeth Taylor in what on the time was a significant tabloid scandal.