Carrie Fisher was an actress and a humourist who appeared in numerous English movies and television shows. She was largely recognized as Princess Leia of the Star Wars, a film series.
Early Life and Education
Carrie Fisher, born on October 21, 1956, was raised by singer father Eddie Eddie Fisher and actress mother Debbie Reynolds. Growing up in Burbank, California, Fisher went to Beverly Hills High School. later, she joined the Central School of Speech and Drama.
Dropping out of drama school, Fisher decided to go to Sarah Lawrence college. However, she never graduated.
Carrie Fisher was married to Paul Simon for a year from 1983 to 1984. After divorce, she started dating Bryan Lourd. Although the couple never married, Fisher frequently referred to Lourd as her second husband. The couple had a daughter named Catherine. Besides, Carrie was also in casual relationships with film producer Harrison Ford, singer James Blunt, and comedian Dan Aykroyd. Dan and Carrie were set to marry in 1980 but parted their ways.
A daughter to famous actor and actress, Carrie Fisher found her career in the same field. In 1975, she debuted in a Comedy film Shampoo produced by the Columbia Pictures. Soon, she landed the role of Princess Leia Organa in Star Wars. The film became a blockbuster hit earning around $775 million in total. Due to an immense success, Star Wars has frequently been releasing its sequels featuring Carrie in the same role.
Talking about some of other Carrie Fisher’s movies, the most famous ones include Rogue One (2016), Sorority Row (2009), Wonderland (2003), Undiscovered (2005), Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle and the Return of the Jedi (1981). Similarly, Carrie has appeared on numerous television shows since her debut as a girl scout in the telefilm Debbie Reynolds and the Sound of Children. in 1978, she hosted a Saturday Night Live episode titled Carrie Fisher/The Blue Brothers. In 1984, she played the role of Elizabeth in famous telefilm, Frankenstein.
Besides acting, Carrie Fisher has authored several novels, non-fictions, screenplays and plays. As per the sources, some of her works include:
- Postcards from the Edge, 1987
- Surrender the Pink, 1990
- Delusions of Grandma, 1993
- The Best Awful There Is, 2004
- Hollywood Moms, 2001
- Shockaholic, 2011
- The Princess Diarist, 2016
- Postcards from the Edge, 1990
- These Old Broads, 2001
- Wishful Drinking, 2008
- A Spy in the House of Me, 2008
After a long and productive acting and writing career, Carrie Fisher died on December 27, 2016 i.e. four days after suffering a medical emergency on her flight from London to Los Angeles.
Donald Trump and Carrie Fisher
Late Carrie Fisher was critical about Donald Trump. All of her views cane be seen posted on her Twitter. She compared a dog to Trump:
Gary is 2 tongues like Trump is 2 lips, Xcept Garys tongue is kind &USEFUL&Trumps lipsR busy kissing his own smug ASS pic.twitter.com/HFJh1Rf071
— Carrie Fisher (@carrieffisher) August 7, 2015
Likewise, she expressed her opinion on the women abuse video leaked in 2016:
So you have to
be attractive to be groped uninvited by Trump. Finally! A reason to want to be ugly!
— Carrie Fisher (@carrieffisher) October 15, 2016
Finally, Fisher controversially suggested that he is a drug addict:
I thought Trump couldn't b on cocaine because he's overweight, but a friend suggested he might ordinarily weigh much more….
— Carrie Fisher (@carrieffisher) October 21, 2016