Carrie Fisher Biography
Carrie Frances Fisher an American screenwriter, novelist and actress was born on 21st October, 1956 in Beverly Hills, California. Carrie is well known for her depiction of Princess Leia in original Star Wars trilogy.
Born: 21 Oct 1956 at Beverly Hills, California
Height: 5' 1"
Spouse: Paul Simon (1983 - 1984)
Children: Billie Catherine Lourd
Parents: Debbie Reynolds · Eddie Fisher
Siblings: Todd Fisher · Joely Fisher · Tricia Leigh Fisher
Carrie Fisher father’s name is Eddie Fisher who is a singer and mother’s name Debbie Reynolds who is an actress. Carrie Fisher sisters are artists Tricia Leigh Fisher and Joely Fisher. Her grandparents were Jewish colonist from Russia.
When Carrie Fisher was mere two years old, her parents separated with each other and after some time Carrie Fisher father wedded with an artist Elizabeth Taylor. After one year, Carrie Fisher mother wedded with shoe amass chain holder Harry Karl. And it was unspecified from a premature age that Carrie Fisher would join into family trade; Carrie Fisher began emerging with her mom in Las Vegas at the age of 12. Carrie Fisher joined Beverly Hills High School and after it Carrie Fisher admitted Central School of Speech and Drama in London, England. But Carrie Fisher departed to link her mother on the street. Carrie Fisher emerged as a singer and debutante in the smash Broadway revitalization Irene (1973) starring her mother.
Carrie Fisher enrolled at the London's Central School of Speech and Drama, which Carrie Fisher presented for about 18 months. Carrie Fisher produced her movie debut in Columbia humor Shampoo (1975) starring Goldie Hawn, Julie Christie and Warren Beatty with Jack Warden and Lee Grant. In 1977, Carrie Fisher starred as the Princess Leia Organa in George Lucas' sci-fi film Star Wars contrary Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill, a fraction Carrie Fisher alleges to have acquired through sleeping “with some nerd”.
The great achievement of Star Wars crafts Carrie Fisher internationally famous. The personality of the Princess Leia became the merchandising achievement; there were undersized plastic action forms of princess in the toy stores across the U.S.
Carrie Fisher emerged as the Princess Leia in 1978 made-for-TV movie, The Star Wars Holiday Special. Carrie Fisher hosted Saturday Night Live event that comprised the second one presentation through Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi as their admired Blues Brothers characters.
Carrie Fisher emerged in the melody video for the Ringo Starr's envelop of "You're Sixteen" as a love attention in 1978 on the Ringo's TV special of that year.
Later Carrie Fisher emerged in The Blues Brothers film in the cameo role as the Joliet Jake's unforgiving ex-lover, programmed in the tributes as "Mystery Woman." Carrie emerged on the Broadway in Censored Scenes From King Kong in 1980. and that year, Carrie Fisher emerged again as the Princess Leia in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. Carrie Fisher created her third and last look as Leia in the sequence in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. And after that look wearing a gold metal bikini which almost instantly rose to the pop traditions icon status Carrie Fisher became the Sex symbol for the limited period. Later Carrie Fisher appeared in the film The Man with One Red Shoe. Carrie Fisher appeared in Woody Allen movie Hannah and her Sisters in 1986.
In the year of 1987, Carrie Fisher published her primary novel, Postcards from the Edge. And the manuscript was semi-autobiographical in the logic that Carrie Fisher fictionalized and satirized real life events such as her drug addiction of late 1970s. And it became also a bestseller; Carrie Fisher achieved the Los Angeles Pen Award for Best First Novel. Carrie Fisher played the major supporting character in When Harry Met Sally in 1989. And in 1989, Carrie played contrary to Tom Hanks as his spouse in The Burbs.
And in the year of 1990, Columbia Pictures unconfined a movie edition of Postcards from the Edge, modified for the display through Carrie Fisher and starring Dennis Quaid, Shirley McLain, and Meryl Streep. Carrie Fisher also emerged in the film Drop Dead Fred in 1991. And in 1997, Carrie Fisher emerged as the therapist in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery. For the period of 1990s Carrie Fisher published the stories Surrender the Pink (1991) and Delusions of Grandma (1993).
In 2001, Carrie Fisher played a nun in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back and co-wrote TV comic movie These Old Broads (2001). It started her mother, Debbie Reynolds, in addition to Shirley McLain, Joan Collins, and Elizabeth Taylor.
Moreover writing and acting works, Carrie Fisher is considered the script doctors in the Hollywood, running on screenplays of new writers.
Carrie Fisher plays Peter Griffin's chief on animated sitcom Family Guy and emerged in the book of snaps titled Hollywood Moms (2001) for which Carrie wrote the prologue. Carrie Fisher published the Suzanne Vale sequel tale, The Best Awful There Is in the year of 2004.
Carrie Fisher wrote and presented in her one-woman drama "Wishful Drinking" at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles from 7th November, 2006, to 14th January, 2007. And her performance played at Berkeley Repertory Theater during April, 2008. And "Wishful Drinking" played at the Hartford Stage in August of 2008 previous to going on to Arena Stage in Washington, DC in September of 2008 and also Boston in October of 2008.
Recently Carrie Fisher connected with Turner Classic Movies host Robert Osborne on the Saturday evenings for The Essentials with revealing and amusing conversation on the Hollywood’s best movies. On 25th October, 2007, Carrie Fisher guest-starred on the 30 Rock for "Rosemary's Baby" period 4 of season 2 for which Carrie got an Emmy Award nomination. On 28th April, 2008 Carrie was a caller on Deal or No Deal.
Carrie Fisher was wedded with the musician Paul Simon. During their wedding, Carrie Fisher emerged in Simons music video for the track "Rene and Georgette Magritte with Their Dog after the War". Carrie is referred to several of Simon’s songs, consists of "Allergies", "She Moves On", "Graceland", and "Hearts and Bones".
Afterward, Carrie Fisher had an association with Creative Artists Agency major and an agent Bryan Lourd. And they had mere one kid, Billie Catherine Lourd. And they separated after some time. And then Carrie Fisher was attached for an instance to Senator Christopher Dodd and for a short time Carrie Fisher was engaged with Dan Aykroyd. Carrie dated broadcast journalist Bob Tur in 2004-2005.
Carrie Fisher has depicted herself as an "enthusiastic agnostic who would be happy to be shown that there is a God.” Carrie Fisher was elevated Protestant and frequently joins Jewish Services.
|1977||Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope||Princess Leia Organa|
|1977||Come Back, Little Sheba||Marie|
|1978||Leave Yesterday Behind||Marnie Clarkson|
|1978||Star Wars Holiday Special||Princess Leia Organa|
|1980||Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back||Princess Leia Organa|
|1980||The Blues Brothers||Mystery Woman|
|1981||Under the Rainbow||Annie Clark|
|1982||Laverne & Shirley||Cathy|
|1983||Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi||Princess Leia Organa|
|1984||Faerie Tale Theatre||Thumbelina|
|1984||Garbo Talks||Lisa Rolfe|
|1985||From Here to Maternity||Veronica|
|1985||The Man with One Red Shoe||Paula|
|1985||George Burns Comedy Week|
|1985||Happily Ever After||Alice Conway|
|1986||Hannah and Her Sisters||April|
|1986||Hollywood Vice Squad||Betty Melton|
|1986||Sunday Drive||Franny Jessup|
|1987||Amazing Stories||Laurie McNamara|
|1987||Amazon Women on the Moon||Mary Brown|
|1987||The Time Guardian||Petra|
|1988||Appointment with Death||Nadine Boynton|
|1989||The 'burbs||Carol Peterson|
|1989||Two Daddies||Alice Conway|
|1989||When Harry Met Sally...||Marie|
|1990||Sibling Rivalry||Iris Turner-Hunter|
|1991||Drop Dead Fred||Janie|
|1991||Soapdish||Betsy Faye Sharon|
|1991||Hook||Woman kissing on bridge|
|1992||This Is My Life||Claudia Curtis|
|1994||Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi||Princess Leia|
|1995||Present Tense, Past Perfect|
|1997||Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery||Therapist|
|1998||Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist||Roz Katz|
|1999||Return of the Ewok|
|2000||Sex and the City||Herself|
|2001||These Old Broads||Hooker|
|2001||Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back||Nun|
|2002||A Midsummer Night's Rave|
|2002||A Nero Wolfe Mystery||Ellen Tenzer|
|2003||Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle||Mother Superior|
|2003||Good Morning, Miami||Judy Silver|
|2004||Jack & Bobby||Madison Skutcher|
|2005||Romancing the Bride||Edwina|
|2007||Suffering Man's Charity||Reporter|
|2007||Cougar Club||Glady Goodbey|
|2007||Odd Job Jack||Dr. Finch|
|2007||Side Order of Life||Dr. Gilbert|
|2007||30 Rock||Rosemary Howard|
|2008||The Women||Bailey Smith|
|2008||Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II||Princess Leia, Mon Mothma, Krayt Dragon's Mother|
|2008||Bring Back... Star Wars||Herself|
|2009||Sorority Row||Mrs. Crenshaw|
|2010||Wright vs. Wrong||Joan Harrington|
|2010||Family Guy||Mon Mothma|
|2010||A Quiet Word With||Herself|
|2012||It's Christmas, Carol!||Eve|
|2012||Comedy Central Roast||Herself|
|2014||Maps to the Stars||Herself|
|2014||The Big Bang Theory||Herself|
|2015||Star Wars: Episode VII||Princess Leia Organa Solo|
"People see me and they squeal like tropical birds or seals stranded on the beach."
- Carrie Fisher
"I am mentally ill. I can say that. I am not ashamed of that. I survived that, I'm still surviving it, but bring it on. Better me than you."
- Carrie Fisher
"I enjoy taking jobs that make fun of me - or me as Princess Leia, or me as the writer, or whatever, as some idea."
- Carrie Fisher
"Everything is negotiable. Whether or not the negotiation is easy is another thing."
- Carrie Fisher
"Mistakes are a drag, because you get in the area of regret and self-pity."
- Carrie Fisher
"Instant gratification takes too long."
- Carrie Fisher
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