Carrie Fisher 60, best known for her role as Princes Leia in the Star Wars series, died on 27th December 2016, 8:55 am, four days after a cardiac arrest on a flight from London The daughter of singer Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, Carrie made her debut opposite Warren Beatty in 1975’s Shampoo advert. She also appeared in The Blues Brothers, When Harry Met Sally, Hannah and Her Sisters and also was a voice of Peter Griffin’s boss Angela in the adult animated sitcom Family Guy. Her original Star Wars Trilogy role as Princess Leia made her famous and she appeared in last year’s reboot The Force Awakens. Although famous her personal life was filled with mental health issues, failed relationships and alcohol abuse.
From an early age, her passion was reading books, including poetry and classical literature. She moved London and enrolled herself in the Central School of Speech and Drama before returning to the US and attending the Sarah Lawrence arts college near New York. She is survived by her mother, Debbie Reynolds who has been by her side along with ther close family over Christmas.