Carrie Fisher’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Oct 21, 1956

Death Date

December 27, 2016

Age of Death

60 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack


Movie Actress

The movie actress Carrie Fisher died at the age of 60 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

She soared to fame after portraying Princess Leia Organa in the original Star Wars trilogy from 1977 to 1983. She also wrote the bestselling novel Postcards from the Edge. 

She was born to singer Eddie Fisher and actress Debbie Reynolds and raised with a younger brother named Todd Fisher. She was married to Paul Simon from 1983 to 1984. She was also briefly engaged to Dan Aykroyd in 1980. Her daughter Billie Catherine Lourd also became an actress. 



“I was street smart, but unfortunately the street was Rodeo Drive.” (Carrie Fisher)


“I am mentally ill. I can say that. I am not ashamed of that. I survived that, I’m still surviving it, but bring it on. Better me than you.” (Carrie Fisher)


“I always wrote. I wrote from when I was 12. That was therapeutic for me in those days. I wrote things to get them out of feeling them, and onto paper. So writing in a way saved me, kept me company. I did the traditional thing with falling in love with words, reading books and underlining lines I liked and words I didn’t know.” (Carrie Fisher)


“I don’t think Christmas is necessarily about things. It’s about being good to one another, it’s about the Christian ethic, it’s about kindness.” (Carrie Fisher)


“I have a chemical imbalance that, in its most extreme state, will lead me to a mental hospital.” (Carrie Fisher)