The actress best known as Princess Leia in the 'Star Wars' films (1977-2019) who was posthumously made a Disney Legend in 2017.
October 21, 1956
December 27, 2016
Los Angeles, California
Carrie Fisher is best remembered for her role as Princess Leia in the ‘Star Wars’ films (1977-2019). She was also remarkable for her big screen performances in ‘When Harry Met Sally…’ (1989), ‘The Women’ (20018), and many others. Aside from acting, Fisher contributed to the film industry as well through screenplay writing. Some of these works included the well-received ‘Postcards from the Edge’ (1987). The actress was made into a Disney Legend in 2017 after her death in remembrance of her works.
The actress openly discussed her diagnosis of bipolar disorder and addiction to prescription drugs.