Carrie Fisher

Film Actress / Novelist / Playwright / Voice Actress / Screenwriter / Penwoman / Television Actress / Stage Actress / Spokesperson / Script Doctor / Film Producer / Actress | * 10/21/1956 († 60, 12/27/2016) | Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA))
Carrie Frances Fisher (October 21, 1956 – December 27, 2016) was an American actress and writer. She played Princess Leia in the original Star Wars films (1977–1983). She reprised the role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), The Last Jedi (2017) — a posthumous release that was dedicated to her — and appeared in The Rise of Skywalker (2019), through the use of unreleased footage from The Force Awakens. Fisher's 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 ()
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Carrie Frances Fisher (21 October 1956 - 27 December 2016) was an American actress, novelist, screenwriter, and lecturer. She is most famous for her portrayal of Princess Leia Organa in the original Star Wars trilogy, her bestselling novel Postcards from the Edge, for which she wrote the screenplay to the film of the same name, and her autobiography Wishful Drinking.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Documentaries | Drama

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Movies with Carrie Fisher as Actress(96)

as Hazel2023 Wonderwell
as Joan Harrington2023 Wright vs. Wrong
as Self - Leia Organa (uncredited) (archive footage)2022 Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi's Return
as Self (archive footage)2020 Belushi
as herself2020 The Skywalker Legacy
as General Leia Organa2019 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
as General Leia Organa2017 Star Wars: The Last Jedi
as General Leia Organa2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens
as herself2014 Maps to the Stars
as Princess Leia Organa (voice)2010 Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III
as Angela as Mon Mothma (voice)2010 Family Guy Presents: It's a Trap!
as Doctor2009 Fanboys
as Mrs. Crenshaw2009 Sorority Row
as Cilla2009 White Lightnin'
as Bailey Smith2008 The Women
as Princess Leia Organa / Mon Mothma / Krayt Dragon's Mother (voice)2008 Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II
as Reporter2007 Ghost Writer
as herself2007 Heckler
as Gladys Goodbey2007 Cougar Club
as herself2007 Dreams on Spec
as Carrie2005 Undiscovered
as Edwina2005 Romancing The Bride
as herself2005 The Aristocrats
as Mrs. Dubois2004 Stateside
as Princess Leia (archive footage)2004 The Story of Star Wars
as Mother Superior2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
as Sally Hansen2003 Wonderland
as Mia's Mom2002 A Midsummer Night's Rave
as Ms. Surpin2001 Heartbreakers
as Hooker2001 These Old Broads
as herself2001 How Harry Met Sally…
as Bianca Burnette2000 Scream 3
as herself2000 Lisa Picard Is Famous
as Claudia Curtis1992 This Is My Life
as Woman Kissing on Bridge (uncredited)1991 Hook
as Janie1991 Drop Dead Fred
as Betsy Faye Sharon1991 Soapdish
as Linda1990 Sweet Revenge
as Iris Turner-Hunter1990 Sibling Rivalry
as Monica Delancy1989 Loverboy
as Alice Conway (voice)1989 Molly and the Skywalkerz in "Two Daddies?"
as Beatrice1989 She's Back
as Carol Peterson1989 The 'Burbs
as Nadine Boynton1988 Appointment with Death
as Mary Brown1987 Amazon Women on the Moon
as Petra1987 The Time Guardian
as April Knox1986 Hannah and Her Sisters
as Emma Lazarus1986 Liberty
as Franny Jessup1986 Sunday Drive
as Betty Melton1986 Hollywood Vice Squad
as Thumbelina1984 Thumbelina
as Elizabeth1984 Frankenstein
as Lisa Rolfe1984 Garbo Talks
as Princess Leia1983 Return of the Jedi
as Herself / Princess Leia1982 Return of the Ewok
as Annie Clark1981 Under the Rainbow
as Princess Leia1980 SPFX: The Empire Strikes Back
as Princess Leia1980 The Empire Strikes Back
as Mystery Woman1980 The Blues Brothers
as herself1979 Mr. Mike's Mondo Video
as Leia Organa (voice)1978 The Story of the Faithful Wookiee
as Princess Leia Organa1978 The Star Wars Holiday Special
as Marquine1978 Ringo
as Marnie Clarkson1978 Leave Yesterday Behind
as Princess Leia Organa1977 Star Wars
as Lorna1975 Shampoo

TV Shows/Series with Carrie Fisher as Actress(29)

as Mia2015 Catastrophe
as herself2007 The Big Bang Theory
as Herself - Host2007 On the Lot
as herself2007 Shrink Rap
as herself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as Rosemary Howard2006 30 Rock
as herself2005 Deal or No Deal
as Celia's attorney2005 Weeds
as herself2003 QI
as herself2001 Richard & Judy
as Pauline Kahn2001 Smallville
as Angela (voice)1999 Family Guy
as Angela as Mon Mothma (voice)1999 Family Guy
as herself1998 Sex and the City
as Self - Guest1998 So Graham Norton
as herself1997 The View
as herself1994 Intimate Portrait
as Phyllis (voice)1993 Frasier
as herself1991 Pebble Mill
as Laurie Macnamara1985 Amazing Stories
as Thumbelina1982 Faerie Tale Theatre
as Self - Host / Princess Leia / Various1975 Saturday Night Live
as herself??? This Is Your Life

Movies with Carrie Fisher as Crew(7)

Crew/In Memory Of2017 Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Writing/Screenplay2001 These Old Broads
Writing/Novel1990 Postcards from the Edge
Writing/Screenplay1990 Postcards from the Edge
Crew/Thanks1990 Awakenings

TV Shows/Series with Carrie Fisher as Crew(2)

Writing/Writer1988 Roseanne

Additional Information

Full Name: Carrie Frances Fisher
Born: Sunday, 10/21 1956 (October) in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California (United States of America (USA))
Died: Tuesday, 12/27 2016 (December) in UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center (aged: 60)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN, native language), French (FR)
Educated at: Sarah Lawrence College, Central School of Speech and Drama, Beverly Hills High School
Spouses (current/former): Paul Simon
Children: Billie Lourd
Siblings: Todd Fisher, Joely Fisher, Tricia Leigh Fisher
Father: Eddie Fisher
Other names for Carrie Fisher (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Carrie Frances Fisher"
"Кэрри Фишер"
"Кэрри Фрэнсис Фишер"
"캐리 피셔"
Carrie Fisher frequently works together with these people:
Rachael MacFarlane (63x, Actress)
John Viener (38x, Actor)
Ralph Garman (32x, Actor)
George Lucas (31x, Crew)
Alec Sulkin (31x, Actor)
Andy Samberg (29x, Actor)
Phil LaMarr (29x, Actor)
Steve Callaghan (29x, Actor)
Danny Smith (29x, Actor)
Alexandra Breckenridge (27x, Actress)
Mark Hamill (23x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:46, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/20/2023