Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher

Age
58
Birthday
Oct. 21st, 1956
Born in
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
Height
5' 1

Carrie Fisher's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Stephen Fry - The Secret Life Of The Manic Depressive (UK) TV Show
Stephen Fry - The Secret Life Of The Manic Depressive (UK)
So Graham Norton (UK) TV Show
So Graham Norton (UK)
Dinner for Five TV Show
Dinner for Five
Saturday Night Clive (UK) TV Show
Saturday Night Clive (UK)
Ruby (UK) TV Show
Ruby (UK)
 

Main Movie Roles

2009 - White Lightnin'
2009 - Sorority Row
2008 - The Women
2008 - Fanboys
2007 - Heckler
2007 - Cougar Club
2005 - The Aristocrats
2004 - Stateside
2003 - Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
2003 - Wonderland
2002 - A Midsummer Night's Rave
2001 - Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
2001 - Heartbreakers
2000 - Scream 3
1997 - Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
1992 - This Is My Life
1991 - Hook
1991 - Soapdish
1991 - Drop Dead Fred
1989 - The 'Burbs
1989 - When Harry Met Sally
1989 - Loverboy
1988 - Appointment with Death
1987 - Amazon Women on the Moon
1987 - The Time Guardian
1986 - Hannah And Her Sisters
1985 - The Man with One Red Shoe
1983 - Star Wars: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
1981 - Under the Rainbow
1980 - The Blues Brothers
1980 - Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
1977 - Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope
1975 - Shampoo

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Angela (Voiced)
19
Herself - Judge
13
Herself - Host
3
Princess Leia Organa
2
Herself
2
Enid
1
Thumbelina
1
Franny Jessup
1
Angela McKinnon
1
Carrie Fisher
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Carrie Frances Fisher (born October 21, 1956) is an American actress, novelist, screenwriter, and performance artist. She is best known for her portrayal of Princess Leia Organa in the original Star Wars trilogy. She is also known for her bestselling novel Postcards from the Edge and screenplay for a film of the same name, as well as her autobiographical one-woman play and the non-fiction book Wishful Drinking she based it on.

Born in Beverly Hills, California, the daughter of singer Eddie Fisher and actress 'Debbie Reynolds'. Her father was Jewish, the son of immigrants from Russia, and her mother was raised a Nazarene, and is of Scots-Irish and English ancestry. Her younger brother is producer and actor 'Todd Fisher', and her half-sisters are actresses 'Joely Fisher' and 'Tricia Leigh Fisher', whose mother is the singer and actress 'Connie Stevens'.

When Fisher was two, her parents divorced after her father left Reynolds for her best friend, actress 'Elizabeth Taylor', the widow of her father's best friend Mike Todd. The following year, her mother married shoe store chain owner Harry Karl, who secretly spent Reynolds's life savings. She attended Beverly Hills High School, but she left to join her mother on the road. She appeared as a debutante and singer in the hit Broadway revival Irene (1973), which starred her mother.



TRIVIA:
  • Former stepdaughter of 'Connie Stevens' (qv) and 'Elizabeth Taylor (I)' (qv).
  • Mother, 'Debbie Reynolds (I)' (qv), lives with her.
  • Attended The Central School of Speech and Drama in London.
  • Diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder and spoke on this topic at the American Psychiatric Association's Annual Meeting in May 2004 in NYC to thousands of psychiatrists.
  • Revealed in her memoir "Wishful Drinking" that she once had a romantic relationship with U.S. Senator 'Christopher Dodd (I)' (qv) (D-Connecticut). When Dodd was once asked to comment in 2007 (for The Kansas City Star), he told a reporter, "it was a long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away".
  • Her personal assistant is 'Kim Painter' (qv).
  • Daughter of 'Debbie Reynolds (I)' (qv) and 'Eddie Fisher (I)' (qv).
  • Sometimes works as a screenplay "script doctor".


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