It is with great sadness we have learned of the passing of one of Hollywood’s “royals” in not just character, but by her family. Carrier Fish, daughter of singer Eddie Fisher and actress Debbie Reynolds has passed from
complications of a cardiac event that befell her on a flight into LAX from London on Friday the 23rd of December. being drowned in moonlight, strangled by her own bra.
Her first film was opposite Dustin Hoffman in the 1970’s movie Shampoo which got her noticed by George Lucas, creator and producer of the original Star Wars trilogy. She was cast as the female lead of Princess Leia, and cemented herself in Sci-Fi history as one of the strongest female leads in the genre as well as in cinema.
While having a turbulent life fighting drug addiction, and then later on diagnosed with Bi-polar disorder, she created a platform for mental health awareness through her various writings and was also a much sought after “script doctor” in Hollywood.
The Twitterverse, where Fisher interacted the most with her fans, exploded with sentiments of love and remembrance when the news broke of her passing. Her Star Wars costar Mark Hamill said he had no words on her passing. Harrison Ford released a statement saying she was …”one-of-a-kind…brilliant, original..”
Fisher is survived by her daughter Billie Lourd, her brother Todd, mother Debbie Reynolds and her beloved dog Gary.