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Carrie Fisher

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Carrie Fisher

American actress, novelist, screenwriter, and performance artist add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1956.

Countries: United States (60%), United Kingdom (10%), California (7%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Star Wars, Princess Leia, California

Linked to: Los Angeles Times, Beverly Hills High School, Central School of Speech and Drama, Jenny Craig, Inc.

 

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Carrie Fisher was born in 1956 add something


1970

" The book was semi-autobiographical in the sense that she fictionalized and satirized real-life events such as her drug addiction of the late 1970s and her relationship with her own mother add something


1977

Fisher dated musician Paul Simon from 1977 until 1983, was married to him from August 1983 to July 1984, and they dated again for a time after their divorce add something


1978

Fisher appeared in the music video for Ringo Starr's cover of "You're Sixteen" as the love interest in 1978 on his TV special of that year add something

 

She appeared as Princess Leia in the 1978 made-for-TV film, "The Star Wars Holiday Special," and showed off her singing talent in the last scene add something

 

In May 1978, she appeared alongside John Ritter in the ABC-TV film "Leave Yesterday Behind," as a horse trainer who helps Ritter's character after an accident leaves him a paraplegic add something


1980

Fisher was briefly engaged to the actor and comedian Dan Aykroyd, who proposed on the set of their film "The Blues Brothers" in 1980 add something

 

She appeared on Broadway in "Censored Scenes from King Kong" in 1980 add something


1983

Paul Simon - His second marriage, from 1983 to 1984, was to actress and author Carrie Fisher to whom he proposed after a New York Yankees game.


1986

She appeared in the Woody Allen film "Hannah and her Sisters" in 1986 add something


1987

Also during 1987, she was in the Australian film "The Time Guardian add something

 

In 1987, Fisher published her first novel, "Postcards from the Edge add something


1989

" In 1989, Fisher played a major supporting role in "When Harry Met Sally," and in the same year, she appeared alongside Tom Hanks, as his wife, in "The 'Burbs add something

 

Corey Feldman - In 1989, Feldman appeared in "The 'Burbs" opposite Tom Hanks and Carrie Fisher


1990

During the 1990s, Fisher published the novels "Surrender the Pink" and "Delusions of Grandma" add something

 

In 1990, Columbia Pictures released a film version of "Postcards from the Edge," adapted for the screen by Fisher and starring Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, and Dennis Quaid add something


1995

Quest for Fire (film) - In the 1995 "Ellen" season three episode, "the Movie Show", Carrie Fisher mentions the actress Rae Dawn Chong and uses the plot of "Quest for Fire" to reunite feuding friends Ellen and Paige


2001

In 2001, Fisher played a nun in the Kevin Smith comedy "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back add something


2002

Celebrity Skin - In 2002, Love admitted in an interview with Carrie Fisher to having Schemel replaced on the album:


2003

While working on his album "Back to Bedlam" in 2003, Blunt spent much of his time at Fisher's residence add something


2004

Fisher published a sequel to "Postcards," "The Best Awful There Is," in 2004 add something

 

However, during an interview in 2004, she said that she no longer did much script doctoring add something

 

Though Fisher has described Lourd as her second husband in interviews, according to a 2004 profile of the actress and writer, she and Lourd were never legally married add something

 

David Prowse - In the 2004 documentary "Empire of Dreams", actress Carrie Fisher, who played Princess Leia Organa in the original trilogy films, quipped that they nicknamed Prowse "Darth Farmer" because of his un-intimidating West Country accent

 

Selma Blair - On January 24, 2004, after six months of dating, Blair married writer and producer Ahmet Zappa at Carrie Fisher's mansion in Beverly Hills, California


2005

On February 26, 2005, R. Gregory "Greg" Stevens, a lobbyist and advisor for the Republican Party, was found dead in Fisher's California home due to an overdose of OxyContin compounded by obstructive sleep apnea add something


2006

In August 2006, Fisher appeared prominently in the audience of the "Comedy Central's Roast of William Shatner add something

 

Fisher wrote and performed in her one-woman play "Wishful Drinking" at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles from November 7, 2006, to January 14, 2007 add something

 

Princess Leia - Philip Chien of "Wired" wrote in 2006, "There's no doubt that the sight of Carrie Fisher in the gold sci-fi swimsuit was burned into the sweaty subconscious of a generation of fanboys hitting puberty in the spring of 1983

 

Robert Osborne - Since 2006, he has co-hosted TCM's "The Essentials", with Molly Haskell from 2006 to 2007, with Carrie Fisher from 2007 to 2008, with Rose McGowan from 2008 to 2009, with Alec Baldwin from 2009 to 2011, and currently with Drew Barrymore


2007

" Her expertise in this area was the reason she was chosen as one of the interviewers for the screenwriting documentary "Dreams on Spec" in 2007 add something

 

" In 2007, she was a full-time judge on FOX's filmmaking-competition reality television series "On the Lot add something

 

On October 25, 2007, Fisher guest-starred as Rosemary Howard on the second season episode of "30 Rock" called "Rosemary's Baby," for which she received an Emmy award nomination add something

 

Steven E. de Souza - In 2007, de Souza appeared in the feature-length documentary "Dreams on Spec," which profiled three aspiring screenwriters and featured comments from a number of distinguished writers like James L. Brooks, Nora Ephron, Carrie Fisher, and him

 

Brett Ratner - On April 25, 2007, Fox Broadcasting announced that he, Carrie Fisher, Garry_Marshall and Jon Avnet would be the judges for the network's filmmaking-competition, reality TV series, "On the Lot", which premiered to low ratings in May 2007


2008

" In 2008, she had a cameo as a doctor in the "Star Wars"-related comedy "Fanboys add something

 

Her show played at the Berkeley Repertory Theater through April 2008, followed by performances in San Jose, California in July 2008, Hartford Stage in August 2008 before moving on to the Arena Stage in Washington, DC in September 2008 and Boston in October 2008 add something

 

Fisher published her autobiographical book, titled "Wishful Drinking," based on her successful play in December 2008 and embarked on a media tour add something

 

She discussed her 2008 memoir "Wishful Drinking" and various topics in it with Matt Lauer on NBC's "Today" on December 10, 2008 and revealed that she wished she had turned down the role of Leia Organa add something

 

This interview was followed by a similar appearance on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" on December 12, 2008, where she discussed her electroconvulsive therapy treatments add something


 

In December of 2009, Fisher's audio-book recording of her best-selling memoir, "Wishful Drinking," earned her a nomination for a 2009 Grammy award in the Best Spoken Word Album category add something

 

On April 2, 2009, Fisher returned to the stage with her play at the Seattle Repertory Theatre with performances through May 9, 2009 add something

 

On October 4, 2009, "Wishful Drinking" opened on Broadway in New York at Studio 54 and played an extended run until January 17, 2010 add something


2010

In 2010, HBO aired a feature-length documentary based on a special live performance of Fisher's "Wishful Drinking" stage production add something

 

Star Wars Holiday Special - On the 2010 television program "Times Talk", "New York Times" columnist David Carr asked Carrie Fisher about the special; she said that she made George Lucas give her a copy of the special in exchange for recording DVD commentary for the "Star Wars" films


2011

Jenny Craig, Inc. - In January 2011, the company announced that new spokesperson Carrie Fisher had been using the program since November


2013

In an interview posted March 2013, Fisher said she would reprise her role as Princess Leia in "Star Wars $Episode_VII (Star_Wars:_The_Force_Awakens)", "Elderly add something

 

In August 2013 she was selected as a member of the main competition jury at the 2013 Venice Film Festival add something

 

Cass Elliot - She may have retired for the evening immediately after this telephone conversation, but Debbie Reynolds claimed in her 2013 book "Unsinkable: A Memoir" that she and her children Carrie Fisher and Todd Fisher saw Elliot attend a party that night at the London home of Mick Jagger


2014

Star Wars - On January 21, 2014, in an interview with TV Guide, Carrie Fisher confirmed her involvement and the involvement of the original cast in the upcoming sequels by saying "as for the next "Star Wars" film, myself, Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill are expected to report to work in March or April add something

 

In March 2014, Fisher stated that she was moving to London for six months because that was where filming would take place add something

 

Star Wars - On April 29, 2014, the cast for "Star Wars $Episode_VII (Star_Wars:_The_Force_Awakens)" was officially announced, and Fisher, along with original trilogy castmates Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Peter May hew, Anthony Daniels, and Kenny Baker have all been cast in their original roles for the upcoming film add something

 

In June 2014, she filmed an appearance on the UK comedy panel show QI add something


2015

In 2015 she will star alongside Sharon Horgan and American comedian Rob Delaney in "Catastrophe", a six-part comedy series for the British Channel 4 that will air in the UK from 19 January 2015 add something

 

Star Wars - "Star Wars &Episode_VII (Star_Wars:_The_Force_Awakens)", newly subtitled "The Force Awakens", is slated for release worldwide on December 18, 2015 add something


2016

Fisher was nominated for a 2016 Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal add something

 

Fisher's memoir, "The Princess Diarist", is set for release in October 2016 add something

 

Fisher's memoir, "The Princess Diarist", was released in November 2016 add something

 

After Fisher concluded the European leg of her book tour, she took a December 23, 2016 United Airlines flight from London when she experienced a medical emergency fifteen minutes before the plane landed at Los Angeles International Airport add something

 

Fisher died at the age of 60 on December 27, 2016, four days after experiencing a medical emergency near the end of a transatlantic flight from London to Los Angeles add something

 

Following four days of hospitalization in intensive care at UCLA Medical Center, Fisher died there on December 27, 2016, at 8:55 a add something

 

Star Wars: Episode VIII - Prior to her death in December 2016, Carrie Fisher had been expected to appear in "Episode IX"

 

Debbie Reynolds - On December 23, 2016, her daughter, actress Carrie Fisher suffered a heart attack on a Transatlantic flight from London to Los Angeles

 

Star Wars - On December 27, 2016, Carrie Fisher passed away following a heart attack a few days earlier


2017

On January 5, 2017, a joint private memorial was held for Fisher and Reynolds add something

 

On January 6, 2017, the lights on Broadway in New York City were darkened for one minute in honor of Fisher and her mother add something

 

Her last appearance on "Catastrophe", which aired in the UK on April 4, 2017, left many viewers in tears add something

 

On June 16, 2017, the Los Angeles County coroner's office said in a news release that the exact cause of death could not be determined, but sleep apnea was among the contributing factors add something

 

A full report from June 19, 2017, said Fisher had cocaine in her system, as well as traces of heroin, other opiates and MDMA add something

 

Argo Group - In 2017, the company paid a claim to Disney, who had bought insurance against the possibility that actress Carrie Fisher would die before filming "Star Wars Episode IX"

 

Princess Leia - Lucasfilm announced in January 2017 that they had "no plans to digitally recreate Carrie Fisher's performance as Princess or General Leia Organa"


 

Her audiobook recording of the memoir earned her the 2018 Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album, awarded 13 months after her death add something

 

In July 2018, it was announced that Fisher would appear posthumously in "Star Wars: Episode IX" via unreleased footage from "The Force Awakens" add something