Carrie FISHER (b.1956)  Active since 1973 > Born Carrie Frances Fisher 21 Oct 1956 California > Other: Novelist, Screenwriter, Performance Artist > Spouse: Paul Simon (1983-84 div); Partner- Bryan Lourd (1991-94) > Children: 1 > Parents: Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds / Photo: 2013
Carrie Frances Fisher (October 21, 1956 – December 27, 2016) was an American actress, screenwriter, author, producer, & speaker. She was known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films. Her other film roles included Shampoo (1975), The Blues Brothers (1980), Hannah & Her Sisters (1986), The 'Burbs (1989), & When Harry Met Sally... (1989). Fisher was born in Beverly Hills, California, the daughter of singer Eddie Fisher & actress Debbie Reynolds.