Carrie Fisher, an American actress, humorist, and writer, was born on 12 October 1956 in Burbank, California, U.S., and died on 27 December 2016 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.
She is well-known for playing the role of Princess Leia in the film series of Star Wars. She had made her appearance in several successful films including When Harry Met Sally, Hannah and Her Sisters, and in the film, The Blues Brothers, and The ‘Burbs, Shampoo
She has written many semi-autobiographical novels. Postcards from the Edge is one of her best semi-autobiographical novels. She has also written the screenplay for the same title film.
In later years, she has gained popularity and success for speaking publicly about her experiences with drug addiction and bipolar disorder.
She died because of cardiac arrest at the age of sixty years on December 27, 2016. She played the last film titled, Star Wars: The Last Jedi. This movie will be released on 15 December 2017.
Carrie Fisher Early Life and Education
She was born and grown up in Burbank, California. She is the daughter of Eddie Fisher, an actor, and Debbie Reynolds, a singer. In 1959, her parents got divorced when she was only two years old.
Her father married Connie Stevens; it was his third marriage. She has two half-sisters from his father’s relationship.Her mother married an owner of a shoe store, Harry Karl in 1960.
The couple divorced in 1973 when she was seventeen years old. In her early years, she was fond of writing poetry and reading classic literature.Until age fifteen, she attended Beverly Hills School. To Central School of Speech and Drama for eighteen months in London in 1973.
She went to Central School of Drama and Speech till eighteen months in London in 1973. Later, she studied arts in Sarah Lawerance College, and she left with graduating.
Carrie Fisher Career
She began acting at the age of eighteen by appearing in the comedy film, Shampoo in the character of the precociously seductive character Lorna Karpf. In 1978 April, she made her appearance in the TV special, Ringo.
In 1980, she appeared in Censored Scenes from King Kong. She reprised her role in the film The Empire Strikes Back. She played in the film Return of the Jedi in 1983 in the role of Princess Leia.
In 1991, she made her appearance in the fantasy comedy Drop Dead Fred and later played in the role as a therapist in the film, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery.
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