Princess Leia has passed away at age 60 moved on to a galaxy far far away.
Beloved actress Carrie Fisher has passed away after suffering a heart attack while on a returning flight from London on Friday Dec. 23rd. The ‘Star Wars’ star was attended to on the flight until it was able to land in Los Angeles where the plane was met by paramedics who rushed her to the hospital.
Her daughter Billie Lourd and constant companion, her French bulldog Gary arrived at the hospital shortly after. Best known for her role as Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy (1977–83) and Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015). Fisher is also known for her semi-autobiographical novels, including Postcards from the Edge, and the screenplay for the film of the same name, as well as her autobiographical one-woman play, and its nonfiction book, Wishful Drinking, based on the show. Her other film roles include Shampoo (1975), The Blues Brothers (1980), Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), The ‘Burbs (1989), and When Harry Met Sally… (1989).
Carrie Frances Fisher was born in Beverly Hills, California, the daughter of singer Eddie Fisher and actress Debbie Reynolds. Her father was Jewish, the son of immigrants from Russia, and her mother was raised a Nazarene, and is of Scots-Irish and English ancestry. Her younger brother is producer and actor Todd Fisher, and her half-sisters are actresses Joely Fisher and Tricia Leigh Fisher, whose mother is singer and actress Connie Stevens.
She was loved by many and will be greatly missed to say the least. God speed and may the force be with her.