Month: December 2016

RIP Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher, author and actress, famous for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars film franchise died today after suffering a heart attack. Daughter of Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher, Carrie became not only an accomplished actor, but writer, screenplay writer and producer. She appeared in films  including When Harry met Sally, The Blues Brothers and Hannah and her Sisters. Her autobiographical book, Postcards from the Edge, became a successful movie starring Shirley MacLaine and Meryl Streep. Throughout her career she was plagued with mental illness and drug use which she tackled in her one-woman play and memoir, Wishful Drinking. Fisher was set to reprise her role as Princess Leia in Star Wars VIII and IX.

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RIP Carrie Fisher