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Carrie Fisher

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Original Name
Carrie Frances Fisher
Birth
Burbank, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death
27 Dec 2016 (aged 60)
Westwood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial
Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA GPS-Latitude: 34.1492259, Longitude: -118.3197278
Plot
Courts of Remembrance section, Map #A71, Distinguished Memorial – Sarcophagus 84
Memorial ID
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Actress, Author. The daughter of actress Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher, she will be most remembered for playing 'Princess Leia' in the "Star Wars" film franchise. She followed her parents into the entertainment industry and made her professional debut in the TV movie "Debbie Reynolds and the Sound of Children" (1969). In 1973, she co-starred opposite her mother in the Tony Award garnered play "Irene". After this experience, she studied at London's Central School of Speech and Drama. This was followed with her motion picture debut in "Shampoo" (1975). In 2008, she received an Emmy Award nomination for her performance in an episode from the TV series "30 Rock." Her 1987 novel "Postcards from the Edge" was adapted into a 1990 motion picture which starred Meryl Streep and Shirley MacLaine. Diagnosed with bipolar disorder, she went on to become an advocate for mental health issues. Additionally, she battled drug addiction during part of her career. She was briefly married to singer-songwriter Paul Simon from 1983 until 1984. Her daughter Billie Lourd went on to become a successful actress in her own right. Her book "The Princess Diarist" was released just prior to her death. For her contributions to motion pictures, she has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, located at 6840 Hollywood Blvd.
Actress, Author. The daughter of actress Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher, she will be most remembered for playing 'Princess Leia' in the "Star Wars" film franchise. She followed her parents into the entertainment industry and made her professional debut in the TV movie "Debbie Reynolds and the Sound of Children" (1969). In 1973, she co-starred opposite her mother in the Tony Award garnered play "Irene". After this experience, she studied at London's Central School of Speech and Drama. This was followed with her motion picture debut in "Shampoo" (1975). In 2008, she received an Emmy Award nomination for her performance in an episode from the TV series "30 Rock." Her 1987 novel "Postcards from the Edge" was adapted into a 1990 motion picture which starred Meryl Streep and Shirley MacLaine. Diagnosed with bipolar disorder, she went on to become an advocate for mental health issues. Additionally, she battled drug addiction during part of her career. She was briefly married to singer-songwriter Paul Simon from 1983 until 1984. Her daughter Billie Lourd went on to become a successful actress in her own right. Her book "The Princess Diarist" was released just prior to her death. For her contributions to motion pictures, she has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, located at 6840 Hollywood Blvd.

Bio by: C.S.

Gravesite Details

Carrie Fisher's cremated remains were interred with her mother's body.



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  • Originally Created by: civilwarbuff
  • Added: Dec 27, 2016
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/174497164/carrie-fisher: accessed ), memorial page for Carrie Fisher (21 Oct 1956–27 Dec 2016), Find a Grave Memorial ID 174497164, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.