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Actress and author Carrie Fisher dies at age 60

Actress Carrie Fisher, who found enduring fame as Princess Leia in the original Star Wars , has died. She was 60.

Fisher’s daughter, Billie Lourd, released a statement through her spokesman saying Fisher died Tuesday just before 9 a.m PST. Lourd said her mother was “loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly”.

Fisher had been hospitalised since Friday, when she suffered a medical emergency on board a flight to Los Angeles.

She made her feature film debut opposite Warren Beatty in the 1975 hit Shampoo , and was also an accomplished author who detailed her experiences with addiction and mental illness in several bestselling books.

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Besides her daughter, Fisher is survived by her brother, Todd Fisher, and her mother, actress Debbie Reynolds.


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