Posted Tue Dec 27, 2016 at 10:33 AM PST by Tom Landy
The actress best known for her iconic portrayal as Princess Leia Organa in the Star Wars films has passed away.
MSN.com has reported that Fisher passed away early this morning after suffering a heart attack on a flight from London to LA last week.
On behalf of Fisher’s daughter, Billie Lourd, family spokesman Simon Halls stated: “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 the statement. “She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly. Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers.”
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