Carrie Fisher was an American actress, novelist, screenwriter, and performance artist who was best known for her portrayal of Princess Leia Organa in the original Star Wars trilogy, and will reprise the character in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. She was also also known for her bestselling novel Postcards from the Edge and screenplay for the film of the same name. She was born Carrie Frances Fisher to singers/actors Eddie Fisher and actress Debbie Reynolds. She was married to Paul Simon from 1983 to 1984. She was once engaged to Dan Aykroyd. Her daughter Billie Catherine Lourd also became an actress. She died on December 27, 2016 at the age of 60 due to a heart attack.
Carrie Frances Fisher Personal Details
Family / Birth / Real Name:
Carrie Frances Fisher
Date of Birth:
21 October 1956
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
Currently lives in:
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Race / Ethnicity:
White / Ashkenazi Jewish (father), English, some Scottish (mother)