October 21, 1956
December 27, 2016
5 ft 1 in | 155 cm
36-27-35 in | 91-69-89 cm
59 kg | 130 lbs
5 US | 35 EU
Carrie Frances Fisher was born in Burbank, California, United States, on October 21, 1956, was an American actress.
Young Carrie Fisher landed her stage debut in chorus of the musical "Irene" (1975) opposite her mother, Debbie Reynolds.
She made her big screen debut in satirical comedy drama film Shampoo (1975) in role as Lorna Karpf.
She got her television debut in musical movie Debbie Reynolds and the Sound of Children (1969) in role as Girl Scout.
Her breakthrough performance came as Princess Leia Organa in epic space opera film Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977).
Published her first novel "Postcards from the Edge" in 1987.
She played Princess Leia Organa in Star Wars movies, for which she was nominated for four Saturn Awards:
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) (posthumous release)
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) (posthumous release)
She wrote screenplay for movie version of Postcards From The Edge (1990), for which she was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.
The Blues Brothers (1980) musical comedy opposite John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd
When Harry Met Sally... (1989) romantic comedy with Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan
The 'Burbs (1989) comedy opposite Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern and Corey Feldman
Amazon Women on the Moon (1987) satirical sci-fi comedy with Rosanna Arquette, Michelle Pfeiffer and Arsenio Hall
The Man with One Red Shoe (1985) comedy opposite Tom Hanks and Lori Singer
Under the Rainbow (1981) comedy with Chevy Chase, Eve Arden and Billy Barty
Mr. Mike's Mondo Video (1979) comedy opposite Michael O'Donoghue, Dan Aykroyd and Rhonda Coullet
Garbo Talks (1984) comedy drama with Anne Bancroft and Ron Silver
Appointment with Death (1988) mystery opposite Peter Ustinov, Lauren Bacall and John Gielgud
Sibling Rivalry (1990) black comedy with Kirstie Alley, Sam Elliott and Bill Pullman
Wishful Drinking (2010) comedy documentary opposite Eddie Fisher, Harry Karl and Debbie Reynolds
This Is My Life (1992) comedy drama with Julie Kavner and Dan Aykroyd
Hollywood Vice Squad (1986) comedy action opposite Ronny Cox, Frank Gorshin and Leon Isaac Kennedy
Frankenstein (1984) horror sci-fi with David Warner and Robert Powell
Wonderwell (2020) drama family fantasy in role as Hazel, (posthumous release)
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Mia Norris in British television sitcom Catastrophe (2015–2017).
She voiced Angela in Fox animated sitcom Family Guy (2005-2017).
Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (2014-2016) comedy drama television series in role as Cat
Attended Beverly Hills High School.
Attended the Central School of Speech and Drama in London.
She was longtime friends with Miguel Ferrer.
She was good friends with Michael Jackson, Courtney Love, Stephen Fry and Meryl Streep.
Was best friends with actor Richard Dreyfuss.
Featured in Paul Simon's music video for the song "Rene and Georgette Magritte with Their Dog after the War" (1984).
She was posthumously made a Disney Legend in 2017.
She was awarded a posthumous Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album in 2018.
Carrie died on December 27, 2016 in Los Angeles, California, U.S., at the age of 60.
She was married to Paul Simon (1983-1984).
She was engaged to Dan Aykroyd (1979-1981).
Has been in a relationship with Bryan Lourd (1990-1993) they had one daughter, Billie Lourd.
She dated Chris Dodd (1985-1986) and Harrison Ford (1976).