Carrie Fisher, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Carrie Fisher

American actress, screenwriter and novelist

Date of Birth: 21-Oct-1956

Place of Birth: Beverly Hills, California, United States

Date of Death: 27-Dec-2016

Profession: spokesperson, screenwriter, writer, singer, playwright, script doctor, stage actor, voice actor, film producer, novelist, television actor, film actor

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Carrie Fisher

  • Carrie Frances Fisher (October 21, 1956 – December 27, 2016) was an American actress, writer, and comedian.
  • Fisher is best known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, a role for which she was nominated for four Saturn Awards.
  • Her other film credits include Shampoo (1975), The Blues Brothers (1980), Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), The 'Burbs (1989), When Harry Met Sally...
  • (1989), Soapdish (1991), and The Women (2008).
  • She was nominated twice for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her performances on the television series 30 Rock and Catastrophe.
  • She was posthumously made a Disney Legend in 2017, and in 2018 she was awarded a posthumous Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album. Fisher wrote several semi-autobiographical novels, including Postcards from the Edge and an autobiographical one-woman play, and its non-fiction book, Wishful Drinking, based on the play.
  • She wrote the screenplay for the film version of Postcards From The Edge which garnered her a BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay nomination, and her one-woman stage show of Wishful Drinking was filmed for television and received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Special.
  • She worked on other writers' screenplays as a script doctor, including tightening the scripts for Hook (1991), Sister Act (1992), The Wedding Singer (1998), and many of the films from the Star Wars franchise, among others.
  • In later years, she earned praise for speaking publicly about her experiences with bipolar disorder and drug addiction. Fisher was the daughter of singer Eddie Fisher and actress Debbie Reynolds.
  • She and her mother appear in Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, a documentary about their relationship.
  • It premiered at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
  • Fisher died of a sudden cardiac arrest on December 27, 2016, at age 60, four days after experiencing a medical emergency during a transatlantic flight from London to Los Angeles.
  • One of her final films, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, was released on December 15, 2017, and is dedicated to her.
  • Fisher will appear in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker through the use of unreleased footage from The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi.

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