R.I.P. Carrie Fisher 1956-2016 - Noise11.com
Carrie Fisher joins Rufus Wainwright for a song at the National Theatre in St Kilda on 25 October 2010. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Carrie Fisher. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

R.I.P. Carrie Fisher 1956-2016

by Paul Cashmere on December 28, 2016

in News

Actress Carrie Fisher has died at age 60, just days after suffering a heart attack on her way from London to Los Angeles.

Carrie Fisher is best now for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars films. She also starred in Shampoo, The Blues Brothers, Hannah and Her Sisters and When Harry Met Sally.

Carrie’s shining moment was off-screen. Her book ‘Postcards From The Edge’ was loosely based on her life. Meryl Streep played the lead role of Suzanne Vale. When asked why she didn’t play the role Carrie said, “I’ve already played her”.

Carrie Fisher played Princess Leia in the first three Stars Wars movies and returned to the role in 2015 for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. She completed her role as General Leia Organa in the next Star Wars movie, to be released on 17 December 2017.

Carrie was a good friend of singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright. On 25 October 2010, she performed with him in Australia at his concert at the National Theatre in St Kilda. She guested on his most recent album ‘Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare Sonnets’ performing the spoken word ‘Sonnet 29’.

Carrie Fisher was in London promoting her new book ‘The Princess Diarist’. She suffered the cardiac arrest as the plane was descending into LAX. It took 15 minutes to revive her.

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