News By Date 01.04.2016 30.03.2016 29.02.2016 11.01.2016 19.12.2015 16.11.2015 01.10.2015 25.09.2015 01.08.2015 01.07.2015 10.06.2015 23.05.2015

Star Wars Actress Carrie Fisher Dies

Actress Carrie Fisher, best known for her film role as Princess Leia, died at the age of 60. Her death was confirmed in a statement made by her daughter Billie Lourd’s publicist yesterday.

Fisher suffered a heart attack on a flight from London to Los Angeles on Friday and had been in hospital since.

Daughter of Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher, Carrie was a beloved actress for millions of fans of the Star Wars movie franchise, portraying Princess Leia as a strong, powerful and independent character.

After hearing the news of her passing, her friends and longtime colleagues shared their thoughts and condolences.

Actor Harrison Ford said she was “one of a kind” who lived her life bravely.

George Lucas, the creator of Star Wars, which brought Fisher to overnight success said:

"Carrie and I have been friends most of our adult lives. She was extremely smart; a talented actress, writer and comedienne with a very colorful personality that everyone loved.” 

28 December 2016 13:27