Carrie Fisher Dead at 60, Stars Mourn Loss of Actress and Friend
Star Wars icon and film legend Carrie Fisher sadly passed away today at the age of 60, stemming from the heart attack she suffered last Friday.
Since her passing, countless fans, friends, and fellow actors have come forward to offer their memories and share in mourning their beloved princess. If nothing else, it’s clear that Carrie Fisher was more to people than just Princess Leia. She was a funny, warm, wonderful whose activism for mental health was as big a contribution to her legacy as Star Wars, or her bestselling memoirs, or even her critically-acclaimed one-woman show, Wishful Drinking. Fisher will be missed, and Hollywood came out in force to let the world know just how much:
— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) December 27, 2016
I'm deeply saddened to learn of the death of Carrie Fisher. I will miss our banterings. A wonderful talent & light has been extinguished.
— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) December 27, 2016
May her soul rest in eternal peace, as we return her to the heavens, in a galaxy far, far away. pic.twitter.com/6lkgcHam0J
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) December 27, 2016
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) December 27, 2016
We've lost a true gem with Carrie Fisher's passing. Her humor, talent and brutal honesty were gifts to the world. Her voice will be missed.
— Larry King (@kingsthings) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher was smart, funny, talented, surprising, and always a hell of a fun time to be around. Family Guy will miss her immensely.
— Seth MacFarlane (@SethMacFarlane) December 27, 2016
R.I.P. Carrie Fisher. A brilliantly funny, talented woman. We will miss your humor now more than ever.
— Albert Brooks (@AlbertBrooks) December 27, 2016
— Warwick Davis (@WarwickADavis) December 27, 2016
Breaking my silence with a broken ? heart…the Unfathomable loss…the earth is off its axis today…how dare you take her away from us pic.twitter.com/fUHwsHRwyy
— Joely Fisher (@MsJoelyFisher) December 27, 2016
Billy Dee Williams
I'm deeply saddened at the news of Carrie's passing. She was a dear friend, whom I greatly respected and admired. The force is dark today!
— Billy Dee Williams (@realbdw) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher didn't make it. I am so terribly sorry, and send my sincere condolences to her family, friends and fans all around the world.
— Bette Midler (@BetteMidler) December 27, 2016
There are no words for this loss. Carrie was the brightest light in every room she entered. I will miss her dearly. pic.twitter.com/GgIeYGeMt9
— Peter Mayhew (@TheWookieeRoars) December 27, 2016
"Our beautiful brilliant funny wise kind and generous Blues Sister -so ironic – Xmas was Carrie's favorite thing next to babies."
— Dan Aykroyd (@dan_aykroyd) December 27, 2016
So so so sad. Thank you, Carrie Fisher. What a loss.
— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher has passed, she was funnier&smarter than anyone had the right to be. Sail On Silver Girl. Condolences Debbie & Billie
— Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg) December 27, 2016
Our condolences go out to Carrie Fisher’s family and friends during this difficult time. She will be forever missed.
May the Force be with her, always.