Carrie Fisher life and biography

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Carrie Fisher biography

Date of birth : 1956-10-21
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Famous Figures
Last modified : 2011-07-12
Credited as : Actress Star Wars, novelist and screenwriter, Postcards from the Edge

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Carrie Fisher is an American actress, novelist, screenwriter, and lecturer.

Carrie Frances Fisher is still remembered as the plucky Princess Leia in the hit film Star Wars (1977). Her parents, Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, were a famous Hollywood couple of their day. (Fisher later left Reynolds to marry Elizabeth Taylor.) Carrie Fisher made her feature film debut in 1975's Shampoo (with Warren Beatty), and two years later had her breakthrough with Star Wars. She also joined co-stars Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford in two sequels, The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Return of the Jedi (1983). In the 1980s Fisher battled drug addiction and manic-depression and later described her struggles in the semi-autobiographical book Postcards From the Edge (1990). In the 1990s she became known as a screenwriter and "script doctor" for feature films, and since then has had a talk show on TV, Conversations From the Edge, and another novel, The Best Awful (2004, also based on her personal experiences).

She married the singer Paul Simon in 1983, but they separated a year later... She is a half-sister to the actress Joely Fisher... Carrie Fisher has one daughter, Billie Catherine, born in 1992 to Fisher and agent Bryan Lourd... Another actress who has played Star Wars royalty is Natalie Portman.

Filmography:

1977 Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope ; Come Back, Little Sheba
1978 Ringo;Leave Yesterday Behind ; The Star Wars Holiday Special
1980 Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back ; The Blues Brothers
1981 Under the Rainbow
1982 Laverne & Shirley
1983 Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
1984 Faerie Tale Theatre ; Garbo Talks ; Frankenstein
1985 From Here to Maternity ; The Man with One Red Shoe ; George Burns Comedy Week; Happily Ever After
1986 Hannah and Her Sisters; Hollywood Vice Squad; Liberty ; Sunday Drive
1987 Amazing Stories ; Paul Reiser Out on a Whim ; Amazon Women on the Moon ; The Time Guardian
1988 Appointment with Death
1989 The 'burbs ; Loverboy; Two Daddies ; She's Back ; When Harry Met Sally...; Trying Times
1990 Sweet Revenge ; Sibling Rivalry
1991 Drop Dead Fred ; Soapdish ; Hook
1992 This Is My Life
1994 Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
1995 Present Tense, Past Perfect; Frasier
1997 Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery ; Gun
1998 Dr, Katz, Professional Therapist
1999 Return of the Ewok
2000 Scream 3
2001 These Old Broads ; Heartbreakers ; Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
2002 A Midsummer Night's Rave ; A Nero Wolfe Mystery
2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle; Wonderland; Good Morning, Miami
2004 Stateside; Jack & Bobby
2005 Undiscovered; Smallville; Romancing the Bride
2005 Family Guy
2006 Family Guy
2007 Suffering Man's Charity
2007 Cougar Club
2007 Odd Job Jack
2007 Weeds
2007 Side Order of Life
2007 30 Rock
2007 Family Guy
2008 The Women
2008 Family Guy
2009 Fanboys
2008 Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II
2009 White Lightnin'
2009 Sorority Row
2010 Wright vs. Wrong
2010 Entourage
2010 Family Guy
2011 Family Guy

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