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  • Faith: Agnostic
  • Career: Actress
  • Birthday:  October 21, 1956
  • Accomplishments:  GRAMMY Nominees, Emmy Nomination
  • Fun Faith Fact!: She was raised Protestant but often attended Jewish services, the faith of her father.

Carrie Fisher, actress, is best known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films. Fisher is also known for her semi-autobiographical novels, including Postcards from the Edge, and the screenplay for the film of the same name, as well as her autobiographical one-woman play, and its nonfiction book, Wishful Drinking, based on the show. Her other film roles include Shampoo (1975), The Blues Brothers (1980), Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), The 'Burbs (1989), and When Harry Met Sally... (1989). She died on Dec. 27, 2016 at the age of 60 due to a heart attack.

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