‘I’m a little sad’: Carrie Fisher’s death leaves her family shocked August 20, 2021 August 20, 2021 admin

Carrie Fisher, the iconic star of “Star Wars,” died Thursday after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

The 65-year-old actress, whose last known appearance was in 2004, was found in her Beverly Hills home by her longtime friend, Debbie Reynolds, on April 14.

“I am so sad that Carrie Fisher passed away this morning, but I am so thankful that she was able to have such a wonderful life and a wonderful family and friends who loved her so much,” Reynolds wrote on Twitter.

The actress and longtime friend of “The Princess Bride” star, whose husband, George Lucas, is also her husband, has been in a coma since February 2016.

She was taken to a Los Angeles hospital on April 8 and died shortly thereafter.

The cause of her death was not immediately clear.

Carrie Fisher was born Carrie Louise Fisher on August 15, 1949 in Burbank, California.

She starred in “Star Trek: The Motion Picture” as Captain Kathryn Janeway from 1967 to 1972 and “Star Captain” from 1972 to 1973.

In 1978, Fisher starred in the animated feature “The Fishers,” which was produced by Disney.

She has also appeared in the “Star” franchise films, “Starman,” “The Magic School Bus,” “Frozen,” “Beverly Hills Cop,” “Winnie the Pooh” and the “Tangled” franchise.

She is survived by her daughter, actress Carrie Fisher; two sons, Christopher Fisher and James Fisher; and two grandchildren.

Fisher was inducted into the Los Angeles County Film and Television Hall of Fame in 2005.

She died at her home in Beverly Hills, California, and was cremated.

Carrie was a star in the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s and played Princess Leia in the classic “StarWars” movies, “Return of the Jedi” and “The Empire Strikes Back.”

She also appeared as Han Solo in the films “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” and in “The Wizard of Oz.”

Carrie Fisher in an undated photo.

(Courtesy of Carrie Fisher Foundation) Carrie Fisher.

She had two sons with husband George Lucas and died in 2016 at age 69.

She also had two daughters, Ashley Fisher and Ashley-Lynn Fisher, and a son, Christopher, who is the actor who played Lucas in the original “Starwars.”

Carrie died of pneumonia in a Los Feliz hospital on May 12.

Carrie’s last public appearance was on “Saturday Night Live” in 2015, where she played a character called The Fisherwoman.

Carrie died at age 70.

Carrie had battled cancer and pancreatic cancer and had been hospitalized for two months before her death.

She suffered from chronic fatigue syndrome and other illnesses throughout her life.

She often used Twitter and blogs to share her thoughts on life.

Carrie, who was known for her comedic timing, made appearances on the show “The Larry Sanders Show” and other popular programs in the 1990s and early 2000s.

Carrie has appeared in films including “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” “Star Spangled Banner,” “I Love You, Man” and others.