Carrie Fisher, Princess Leia in ‘Star Wars,’ has passed away aged 60


Carrie Fisher has died at the age of 60, days after suffering a heart attack.

Fisher was in intensive care after going into cardiac arrest while on a flight from London to Los Angeles.

Best known for her role as Princess Leia in ‘Star Wars,’ Fisher was also a talented writer.

She was touring her new biography, The Princess Diarist when she fell ill. 

Carrie Fishers mother Debbie Reynolds posted the following statement on Social Media:

Other stars also paid tribute, including Star Wars co-star Mark Hamill.

Carrie Fisher (1977)

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