Carrie Fisher

1956 - 2016

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Carrie Frances Fisher (October 21, 1956 – December 27, 2016) was an American actress and writer. She is known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, a role for which she was nominated for four Saturn Awards. Her other film credits include Shampoo (1975), The Blues Brothers (1980), Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), The 'Burbs (1989), When Harry Met Sally... Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carrie Fisher has received more than 39,239,117 page views. Her biography is available in 94 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 91 in 2019). Carrie Fisher is the 298th most popular actor (up from 324th in 2019), the 576th most popular biography from United States (up from 654th in 2019) and the 161st most popular American Actor.

Carrie Fisher is most famous for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars franchise.

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Among actors, Carrie Fisher ranks 298 out of 10,030Before her are Isabelle Huppert, Pierre Richard, Ralph Fiennes, Willem Dafoe, Nancy Reagan, and Rod Steiger. After her are Sylvia Kristel, Colin Firth, Lída Baarová, Bradley Cooper, Ornella Muti, and Reese Witherspoon.

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Among people born in 1956, Carrie Fisher ranks 14Before her are Bryan Cranston, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Theresa May, Tsai Ing-wen, Christoph Waltz, and Michel Houellebecq. After her are Paolo Rossi, Andy García, David Copperfield, Gina Haspel, Giuseppe Tornatore, and Linda Hamilton. Among people deceased in 2016, Carrie Fisher ranks 28Before her are Carlos Alberto Torres, Pierre Boulez, Abbas Kiarostami, George Michael, Harper Lee, and Nancy Reagan. After her are Elie Wiesel, Prince, John Glenn, Bernardo Provenzano, Andrzej Żuławski, and Gene Wilder.

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Among people born in United States, Carrie Fisher ranks 576 out of 15,968Before her are Alan Shepard (1923), Willem Dafoe (1955), Nancy Reagan (1921), Harriet Tubman (1820), William Hanna (1910), and Rod Steiger (1925). After her are Martha Graham (1894), Nancy Sinatra (1940), Bing Crosby (1903), Ruth Benedict (1887), Albert Ellis (1913), and Percy Williams Bridgman (1882).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Carrie Fisher ranks 161Before her are Glenn Close (1947), Martin Landau (1928), Michael Keaton (1951), Willem Dafoe (1955), Nancy Reagan (1921), and Rod Steiger (1925). After her are Bradley Cooper (1975), Reese Witherspoon (1976), Mia Farrow (1945), Gene Kelly (1912), Talia Shire (1946), and Burt Reynolds (1936).

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