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Carrie Fisher (I) (1956–2016)


Carrie Frances Fisher was born on October 21, 1956 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, to singers/actors Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. She was an actress and writer, and is known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) (aka Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Wonderwell (post-production)
Hazel
 2015-2017 Catastrophe (TV Series)
Mia
- Episode #3.6 (2017) ... Mia
- Episode #2.6 (2015) ... Mia
- Episode #2.1 (2015) ... Mia
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... Mia
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Mia
 2005-2017 Family Guy (TV Series)
Angela / Angela as Mon Mothma
- Peter's Lost Youth (2017) ... Angela (voice)
- Carter and Tricia (2016) ... Angela (voice)
- A Lot Going on Upstairs (2016) ... Angela (voice)
- Candy, Quahog Marshmallow (2016) ... Angela (voice)
 2016 Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Video Game)
Leia Organa (voice)
 2014-2016 Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (TV Series)
Cat
 2014 Legit (TV Series)
Angela McKinnon
- Licked (2014) ... Angela McKinnon
 2012 It's Christmas, Carol! (TV Movie)
Eve
 2012 Dishonored (Video Game)
Alternate Street Speaker (voice)
 2011 A Child's Garden of Poetry (TV Movie) (voice)
 2010 Wright vs. Wrong (TV Movie)
Joan Harrington
 2010 Entourage (TV Series)
Anna Fowler
 2009 Fanboys
Doctor
 2008 Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II (TV Short)
Princess Leia Organa / Mon Mothma / Krayt Dragon's Mother (voice)
 2007 30 Rock (TV Series)
Rosemary Howard
 2007 Side Order of Life (TV Series)
Dr. Gilbert
- Funeral for a Phone (2007) ... Dr. Gilbert
 2007 Weeds (TV Series)
Arlene Cutter
 2007 Odd Job Jack (TV Series)
Dr. Finch
- The Beauty Beast (2007) ... Dr. Finch
 2007 Suffering Man's Charity
Reporter
 2006 Friendly Fire (Video)
Chanteuse
 2005 Romancing the Bride (TV Movie)
Edwina
 2005 Smallville (TV Series)
Pauline Kahn
- Thirst (2005) ... Pauline Kahn
 2004 Jack & Bobby (TV Series)
Madison Skutcher
- The First Lady (2004) ... Madison Skutcher
 2003 Good Morning, Miami (TV Series)
Judy Silver
- A Kiss Before Lying (2003) ... Judy Silver
 2002 A Midsummer Night's Rave
Mia's Mom
 2001 These Old Broads (TV Movie)
Hooker
 2000 Scream 3
Bianca
 1998 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series)
Roz Katz
- Thanksgiving (1998) ... Roz Katz (voice)
 1997 Gun (TV Series)
Nancy
- The Hole (1997) ... Nancy
 1995 Present Tense, Past Perfect (TV Short)
 1995 Frasier (TV Series)
Phyllis
- She's the Boss (1995) ... Phyllis (voice)
 1992 This Is My Life
Claudia Curtis
 1991 Hook
Woman Kissing on Bridge (uncredited)
 1990 Sweet Revenge (TV Movie)
Linda
 1989 Trying Times (TV Series)
Enid
- Hunger Chic (1989) ... Enid
 1989 Two Daddies? (TV Movie)
Alice Conway (voice)
 1988 Appointment with Death
Nadine Boynton
 1987 The Time Guardian
Petra
 1987 Amazon Women on the Moon
Mary Brown (segment "Reckless Youth")
 1987 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Laurie McNamara
- Gershwin's Trunk (1987) ... Laurie McNamara (uncredited)
 1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Franny Jessup
- Sunday Drive (1986) ... Franny Jessup
 1986 Liberty (TV Movie)
Emma Lazarus
 1985 From Here to Maternity (TV Short)
Veronica
 1985 Happily Ever After (TV Movie)
Alice Conway (voice)
 1984 Frankenstein (TV Movie)
Elizabeth
 1984 Garbo Talks
Lisa Rolfe
 1984 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
Thumbelina
- Thumbelina (1984) ... Thumbelina
 1982 Laverne & Shirley (TV Series)
Cathy
- The Playboy Show (1982) ... Cathy
 1980 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Leprechaun
- Paul Simon, James Taylor & David Sanborn (1980) ... Leprechaun (uncredited)
 1978 Leave Yesterday Behind (TV Movie)
Marnie Clarkson
 1978 Ringo (TV Movie)
Marquine
 1977 Come Back, Little Sheba (TV Movie)
Marie
 1975 Shampoo
Lorna
 1969 Debbie Reynolds and the Sound of Children (TV Movie)
Girl Scout
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Other Works:

(September 5 to 28, 2008) She performed in her revue, "Wishful Drinking," in The Arena Stage production at the Lincoln Theatre in Washington D.C. Tony Taccone was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 8 Interviews | 30 Articles | 13 Pictorials | 16 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 1" (1.55 m)
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Personal Quote:

My father [Eddie Fisher] was a short Jewish man. My husband [Paul Simon] was a short Jewish man. Go figure. See more »

Trivia:

She was originally cast as Miss Scarlett in Clue (1985), but had to check into rehab a week before filming began. See more »

Trademark:

Princess Leia Organa in the Star Wars films See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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