Remembering Carrie Fisher: Pics from Star Wars and Beyond

Carrie Fisher
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Actress Carrie Fisher, who famously played Princess Leia in the Star Wars franchise, passed away on December 27th. The actress suffered a cardiac arrest on a flight and tragically passed away after four days in the hopsital. Fisher’s daughter, Billie Lourd, broke the news to the world on Tuesday morning. Carrie Fisher was traveling from London to Los Angeles when she suffered the attack.

Rest in Peace Carrie Fisher

The Star Wars franchise commemorated Carrie Fisher on its Instagram as Princess Leia shortly after the news.

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Leia Organa. The princess who rescued her rescuers. #StarWarsSpotlight #StarWars

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Just some time ago, late Carrie Fisher graced the red carpet for the premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in a thigh-high slit blue velvet gown and a metallic jacket.

Carrie Fisher

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Fisher, at the European film premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens after party, made an entry in a deep red asymmetrical gown. She looked quite elegant in a pair of turquoise blue danglers and simple black heels.

The actress also had a notable career as a humorist. She attended the book signing event of her latest book The Princess Diarist in LA on November 28, 2016. Fisher again arrived in style, wearing a long sleeved, black knee-length dress that had a pink panel around the neck and three panels in different shades of pink on the cuff. The author elegantly tied up the look with a pair of shiny black moccasins.


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