Actress Carrie Fisher, 60, has died Tuesday, Fox News has reported.
Fisher suffered a serious heart attack Friday while on a flight from London to Los Angeles, and has been in intensive care since. She had been in London promoting her new book.
Carrie Frances Fisher was born October 21, 1956, to actress Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher.
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Carrie Fisher, best known as the iconic double-bun hairdo-wearing Princess Leia in the Star Wars franchise, died Tuesday following a heart attack, FoxNews confirmed. She was 60.
“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 representative for Lourd told FoxNews. “She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly.”
Fisher’s publicist also confirmed the news.
Fisher – who also starred in a host of popular 1980s movies, was married or engaged to famous singers and actors, suffered from bipolar disorder and drug addiction and eventually became a mental health advocate. She had a medical emergency while on a flight from London to Los Angeles on Dec. 23, during which she stopped breathing. She was later taken to an intensive care unit.
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