Carrie Fisher Biography

Date Of Birth:
October 21, 1956
Date Of Death:
December 27, 2016 (60)
Birth Place:
Beverly Hills, CA, USA
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Date of Birth: October 21, 1956
Date of Death: December 27, 2016 (60)
Birth Place: Beverly Hills, CA, USA
Gender: Female

Carrie Frances Fisher was an American actress, screenwriter, author, producer, and speaker. She was known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films.

Fisher was also known for her semi-autobiographical novels, including Postcards from the Edge and the screenplay for the film of the same name, as well as her autobiographical one-woman play and its nonfiction book, Wishful Drinking, based on the show.

Fisher made her Broadway debut in 1973's musical "Irene," which starred her mother Debbie Reynolds. She also appeared in "Censored Scenes From King Kong," "Agnes of God," and "Wishful Drinking," which she also wrote. Fisher was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance, and won an Outer Critics Circle Awards.

Carrie Fisher Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Solo Performance Gold Star
Carrie Fisher, Wishful Drinking
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Carrie Fisher, Wishful Drinking