Carrie Fisher in September 2013.

Carrie Frances Fisher (October 21, 1956 - December 27, 2016) was an American actress, producer, non-fiction writer, playwright, screenwriter and novelist. She was the daughter of singer Eddie Fisher and actress Debbie Reynolds

Fisher is best known for her portrayal of Princess Leia Organa in the Star Wars film series, although her comedic novels have also won praise.



  • Postcards from the Edge (1987)
  • Surrender the Pink (1990)
  • Delusions of Grandma (1993)
  • The Best Awful There Is (2004)


  • Wishful Drinking (2008)
  • Shockaholic (2011)
  • The Princess Diarist (2016)

Fisher also wrote the introduction to Hollywood Mons, a 2001 photography book by Joyce Ostin.


  • Wishful drinking (2006, revised 2008)
  • A Spy in the House of Me (2008)


  • Postcards from the Edge (1990)
  • Three Old Broads (2001)
  • E-Girl (2007)

Fisher also contributed to the screenplays of Sister Act (1992), Last Action Hero (1993) and The Wedding Singer (1998).

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