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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 known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983). Fisher is ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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 2018 Wonderwell (post-production)
Hazel
 2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Princess Leia
 2014 Maps to the Stars
Carrie Fisher
 2009 Sorority Row
Mrs. Crenshaw
 2009 Fanboys
Doctor
 2009 White Lightnin'
Cilla
 2008/I The Women
Bailey Smith
 2007 Cougar Club
Glady Goodbey
 2007 Suffering Man's Charity
Reporter
 2005 Undiscovered
Carrie
 2004 Stateside
Mrs. Dubois
 2003 Wonderland
Sally Hansen
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
Mother Superior
 2002 A Midsummer Night's Rave
Mia's Mom
 2001 Heartbreakers
Ms. Surpin
 2000 Lisa Picard Is Famous
Carrie Fisher
 2000 Scream 3
Bianca
 1997 Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
Therapist (uncredited)
 1992 This Is My Life
Claudia Curtis
 1991 Hook
Woman Kissing on Bridge (uncredited)
 1991 Soapdish
Betsy Faye Sharon
 1991 Drop Dead Fred
Janie
 1990 Sibling Rivalry
Iris Turner-Hunter
 1989 She's Back
Beatrice
 1989 Loverboy
Monica Delancy
 1989 The 'Burbs
Carol Peterson
 1988 Appointment with Death
Nadine Boynton
 1987 The Time Guardian
Petra
 1987 Amazon Women on the Moon
Mary Brown (segment "Reckless Youth")
 1986 Hollywood Vice Squad
Betty Melton
 1986 Hannah and Her Sisters
April
 1984 Garbo Talks
Lisa Rolfe
 1981 Under the Rainbow
Annie Clark
 1980 The Blues Brothers
Mystery Woman
 1977 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
Princess Leia Organa
 1975 Shampoo
Lorna
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Nanette") in "No, No Nanette" in Florida. 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:

[on being the daughter of a Jewish father and Protestant mother] I always felt the Jewish part more. In fact, growing up I felt like a Jew among WASPs. See more »

Trivia:

She revealed in her memoir Wishful Drinking that she once had a romantic relationship with U.S. Senator Chris Dodd (D-Connecticut). When Dodd was asked for a comment by a reporter from The Kansas City Star in 2007, he explained that "it was a long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.". See more »

Trademark:

Often played smirking, sarcastic characters See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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