Scores of Carrie Fisher’s fans flocked to the Hollywood Walk of Fame to pay tribute to the Star Wars actress after she died. But there was no star in her name to be found. So they created one.
The fans laid candles, roses, cinnamon rolls and lightsaber toys on a previously blank star, one of several on the famed sidewalks, with the words “Carrie Fisher, may the force be with you always” and “Hope” scrawled on it. A red velvet rope was later placed around the makeshift memorial.
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The Luke to her Leia. Mark Hamill paid tribute to his late Star Wars costar Carrie Fisher in a sweet post Tuesday, December 27, hours after the legendary actress died at age 60. “It’s never easy to lose such a vital, irreplaceable member of the family, but this is downright heartbreaking. Carrie was one-of-a-kind who belonged to us all – whether she liked it or not. She was OUR Princess, damn it, & the actress who played her blurred into one gorgeous, fiercely independent & ferociously funny, … read more
Gone, but definitely not forgotten! Carrie Fisher’s fans paid tribute to the late Star Wars actress by creating a makeshift star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday, December 28, one day after she passed away.
The much loved legend died at the age of 60 and never received an honor on the acclaimed trail, and so her fans turned a blank star into a memorial for her. The message on the plaque read: “Carrie Fisher May the Force Be With You Always Hope.” It was adorned with flowers, candles, … read more
Steve Martin deleted his tweet in memory of Carrie Fisher after some followers criticized his comments as sexist. On Tuesday, December 27, the funnyman tweeted and then deleted: ”When I was a young man, Carrie Fisher was the most beautiful creature I had ever seen. She turned out to be witty and bright as well.” Immediately, some followers turned against Martin, calling him “a jerk” for commenting on the actress and writer’s appearance instead of her accomplishments. “I think she apprised to … read more
â Carrie Fisher is gone but she will live on through her books and movies—including Star Wars: Episode VIII, which won’t be in theaters for almost a year. Sources tell the Wrap that the 60-year-old Fisher had completely finished filming her role and all necessary reshoots for the movie, in which she reprises her role as Princess Leia. It’s not clear how her death will affect the future of the Star Wars series. George Lucas was among the many people paying tribute to Fisher on Tuesday. “She … read more
The world lost an icon on Tuesday when news broke that actress Carrie Fisher died at the age of 60. She had been hospitalized last week after suffering a heart attack. Fisher’s daughter, Billie Lourd, confirmed her mother’s death, saying in part, “She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly.”
That statement couldn’t be more true. Fisher was known for her role as Princess Leia Organa in the “Star Wars” franchise, and will always be remembered for her charisma, humor … read more
Star Wars lost one of its biggest stars Tuesday.
Carrie Fisher, daughter of singer Eddie Fisher and actress Debbie Reynolds, died days after suffering a heart attack in Los Angeles. As news of the 60-year-old actress’ death spread through Hollywood, tributes came pouring in from many of her Star Wars colleagues and co-stars, including Gwendoline Christie, Anthony Daniels, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Kathleen Kennedy, George Lucas, Peter Mayhew, Lupita Nyong’o and Andy Serkis.
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Mark Hamill is “devastated” over the loss of Carrie Fisher.
The actor, who played Luke Skywalker opposite Fisher as Princess Leia in the Star Wars series, was among the first cast members to comment on her tragic death. Tweeting a picture of himself and his co-star in costume, Hamill said “no words” could describe how he was feeling.
Later, in a statement to E! News, Hamill expressed his grief in a lengthy statement about the late actress.
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The Force has always been with Carrie Fisher. In wake of the Hollywood icon’s untimely passing early Tuesday morning, a Star Wars audition tape has resurfaced that proves Fisher was born to play Princess Leia Organa.
In the grainy, black and white footage, Carrie, then only 19-years-old, reads for the part of the Rebel Alliance leader opposite Harrison Ford. Despite being nearly 15 years younger than her future co-star, Carrie’s star quality shines alongside the veteran actor.
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Hollywood is in mourning after it was revealed that Carrie Fisher, 60, has passed away on Tuesday (Dec. 27, 2016) just four days after suffering a heart attack.
The actress’ Star Wars family is particularly feeling the loss as co-stars and crew members expressed their sadness and grief.
“Carrie was one-of-a-kind…brilliant, original. Funny and emotionally fearless,” Harrison Ford, who Fisher claimed she had a secret affair with in her memoir The Princess Diarist, said in a statement. “She … read more
Actress Carrie Fisher, best known for playing Princess Leia Organa in the original “Star Wars” trilogy, has died at age 60.
Fisher was taken to UCLA Medical Center after reportedly suffering a heart attack on Friday. She leaves behind a daughter, 24-year-old actress Billie Lourd, who released this statement through the family’s spokesman, Simon Halls:
“It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning,” reads … read more
Carrie Fisher was a force to be reckoned with. She was a symbol of strength and resiliency for millions, a brutally honest and unapologetically funny woman who overcame addiction and mental illness with one of the sharpest minds this side of the galaxy. Though best known for her pioneering work as Princess Leia in George Lucas’s beloved Star Wars franchise, the Emmy-nominated actress, author, and playwright was an outspoken icon in her own right, often turning pain into humor. To say she will be … read more
J.J. Abrams can’t believe Carrie Fisher is gone.
The director, who convinced the actress to reprise her role as General Leia Organa in 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens, is in mourning after E! News confirmed Fisher died Tuesday. The 60-year-old actress suffered a heart attack Friday, just minutes before her plane landed in L.A.
“You didn’t need to meet Carrie Fisher to understand her power. She was just as brilliant and beautiful, tough and wonderful, incisive and funny as you could imagine,” … read more
May the force be with her. Members of Carrie Fisher’s Star Wars family are mourning the loss of the legendary actress. As previously reported, Fisher died at the age of 60 on Tuesday, December 27, four days after suffering a massive heart attack. Shortly after the news broke, her Star Wars costar Mark Hamill tweeted that he had “no words” and that he was “devastated.” Hamill, 65, and the When Harry Met Sally star played brother and sister Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia in the original George Lucas–created … read more
Harrison Ford is speaking out after Carrie Fisher’s death at age 60.
In a statement to E! News, the 74-year-old actor said Tuesday, “Carrie was one-of-a-kind…brilliant, original. Funny and emotionally fearless. She lived her life, bravely.” As he grieves the loss of his co-star, Harrison said his thoughts are with her daughter Billie Lourd, her mother Debbie Reynolds, her brother Todd Fisher and “her many friends. We will all miss her.” George Lucas, who cast Carrie as Princess Leia in Star Wars: … read more