Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher

Oct. 21st, 1956
Born in
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
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
Crackanory (UK) TV Show
Crackanory (UK)
Saturday Night Clive (UK) TV Show
Saturday Night Clive (UK)
Ruby (UK) TV Show
Ruby (UK)

Main Movie Roles

2015 - Maps to the Stars
2009 - White Lightnin'
2009 - Sorority Row
2008 - The Women
2007 - Ghost Writer
2007 - Cougar Club
2007 - Heckler
2005 - Undiscovered
2005 - The Aristocrats
2004 - Stateside
2003 - Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
2003 - Wonderland
2002 - A Midsummer Night's Rave
2001 - Heartbreakers
2001 - Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
2000 - Scream 3
1992 - This Is My Life
1991 - Hook
1991 - Soapdish
1991 - Drop Dead Fred
1989 - Quand Harry rencontre Sally
1989 - The 'Burbs
1989 - Loverboy
1988 - Appointment with Death
1987 - The Time Guardian
1987 - Amazon Women on the Moon
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)
Herself - Judge
Princess Leia
Princess Leia
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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.

  • Half-sister of 'Joely Fisher' (qv) and 'Tricia Leigh Fisher' (qv).
  • Half-sister-in-law of 'Christopher Duddy' (qv).
  • Her personal assistant is 'Kim Painter' (qv).
  • When asked what her favorite moment from the Star Wars trilogy are, she replied that her favorite moments were the arguing scenes between her and 'Harrison Ford (I)' (qv).
  • Sometimes works as a screenplay "script doctor".
  • 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.
  • Made stage debut in the chorus of "Irene" (1975) starring her mother, 'Debbie Reynolds (I)' (qv).
  • Turned down the role of Emmeline in _The Blue Lagoon (1980)_ (qv). 'Brooke Shields' (qv) won the part.

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