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.
I’m deeply saddened at the news of Carrie’s passing. She was a dear friend, whom I greatly respected and admired. The force is dark today!
? Billy Dee Williams (@realbdw) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher (1977) Photo: Shutterstock