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21st October 1956

Carrie Fisher

American actress, screenwriter and novelist

Carrie Frances Fisher was an American actress, writer, and humorist. Fisher is known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, a role for which she was nominated for three Saturn Awards. Her other film credits include Shampoo (1975), The Blues Brothers (1980), Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), The 'Burbs (1989), When Harry Met Sally... (1989), Soapdish (1991), and The Women (2008). She was nominated twice for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her performances on the television series 30 Rock and Catastrophe. She was posthumously made a Disney Legend in 2017, and in 2018 she was awarded a posthumous Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album.


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  • Lived from
    1956 - 2016 (Died age 60)
  • Birthday:
    21st October 1956
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  • Place of Birth:
    Beverly Hills
  • Country:
    United States of America