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Carrie Fisher

1956 - 2016

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Carrie Frances Fisher (October 21, 1956 – December 27, 2016) was an American actress and writer. She played Princess Leia in the original Star Wars films (1977–1983). She reprised the role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), The Last Jedi (2017) — a posthumous release that was dedicated to her — and appeared in The Rise of Skywalker (2019), through the use of unreleased footage from The Force Awakens.Fisher's 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 42,530,058 page views. Her biography is available in 96 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 94 in 2019). Carrie Fisher is the 349th most popular actor (down from 298th in 2019), the 653rd most popular biography from United States (down from 576th in 2019) and the 179th most popular American Actor.

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

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  • 96

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  • 4.40

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  • 6.41

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Among actors, Carrie Fisher ranks 349 out of 9,996Before her are Talia Shire, Donald Pleasence, Dan Aykroyd, Maurice Chevalier, John Cazale, and Bibi Andersson. After her are John Cleese, Sally Field, Heath Ledger, Nancy Reagan, Frances McDormand, and Bela Lugosi.

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Among people born in 1956, Carrie Fisher ranks 17Before her are Theresa May, Bryan Cranston, David Copperfield, Michel Houellebecq, Andy García, and Paolo Rossi. After her are José Manuel Barroso, Linda Hamilton, David Sassoli, Gina Haspel, Ingemar Stenmark, and Judith Butler. Among people deceased in 2016, Carrie Fisher ranks 31Before her are Elie Wiesel, Prince, Harper Lee, Pierre Boulez, John Glenn, and Andrzej Żuławski. After her are Nancy Reagan, Věra Čáslavská, Bernardo Provenzano, Gene Wilder, George Gaynes, and James Cronin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Carrie Fisher ranks 653 out of 18,182Before her are George A. Romero (1940), William Hanna (1910), Billie Jean King (1943), Howard Hawks (1896), Lady Gaga (1986), and Don Shirley (1927). After her are Walter Hill (1942), Sally Field (1946), Linda Lovelace (1949), Val Logsdon Fitch (1923), Douglass North (1920), and Terrence Malick (1943).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Carrie Fisher ranks 179Before her are Jeff Goldblum (1952), Telly Savalas (1922), Robert Wagner (1930), Raquel Welch (1940), Talia Shire (1946), and John Cazale (1935). After her are Sally Field (1946), Nancy Reagan (1921), Frances McDormand (1957), Brandon Lee (1965), Tim Robbins (1958), and Ellen Burstyn (1932).

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