Carrie Fisher, iconic Star Wars actor dies, age 60

Carrie Fisher, iconic Star Wars actor dies, age 60

Actress Carrie Fisher, most famous for her role in Star Wars, has died, her publicist confirmed.

“It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning,” a statement from family spokesman Simon Halls published in People Magazine said.

She was 60 years old.

Fisher was rushed to hospital on December 23 after suffering a “cardiac episode” on a flight from London.

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