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Carrie Fisher
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Name Carrie Fisher
Aliases Carrie Frances Fisher
Place of birth Beverly Hills, California
Gender Female
Date of birth October 21st, 1956
Date of death December 27th, 2016
First appearance Star Wars (1977)

Carrie Fisher is an American actress best known for playing the role of Princess Leia Organa in the original Star Wars trilogy. She was born Carrie Frances Fisher on October 21st, 1956 in Beverly Hills, California to musical celebrities Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher. Fisher has been known to spoof the character from time to time. In the 2000 satirical horror film Scream 3, Fisher played a woman named Bianca who claimed to have once slept with George Lucas (director of Star Wars). In the 2008 comedy Fanboys, Carrie Fisher made a cameo appearance as a Doctor who inspires an ill patient to fulfill his dream of breaking into Skywalker Ranch to sneak a peak at the new Star Wars movie (which, at the time was Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace). That same year, Fisher provided the voice for Princess Leia once again for the Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II special. She also provided the voice for the mother of a Krayt Dragon, a creature germain to the Star Wars universe.

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Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope 1977 Princess Leia
Star Wars Holiday Special 1978 Princess Leia
Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back 1980 Princess Leia
Star Wars: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi 1983 Princess Leia
Frankenstein 1984 Elizabeth
Amazon Women on the Moon 1987 Mary Brown
Robot Chicken: Star Wars: Episode II 2008 Princess Leia
Family Guy: It's a Trap! 2010 Mon Mothma

Video Games Edit

Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi 1994 Princess Leia

Notes & Trivia Edit

  • Carrie Fisher's first feature film was in the 1975 drama Shampoo where she played a character named Lorna Carp.
  • Was married to singer/musician Paul Simon from 1983-1984.

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