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Carrie Fisher

Actress Carrie Fisher
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Profession: Actress

United States of America

Why Famous: Starred as Princess Leia in the Star Wars films.

Born: October 21, 1956
Birthplace: Beverly Hills, California, USA

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra

Died: December 27, 2016 (aged 60)
Cause of Death: Died four days after suffering a heart attack on a flight from London to Los Angeles

Married Life

  • 1983-08-16 American singer-songwriter Paul Simon (41) weds American actress and writer Carrie Fisher (26); divorce 1984

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