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Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher (right) with Steven Spielberg in 1978
Birth name Carrie Frances Fisher
Born October 21, 1956 (1956-10-21) (age 50)
Flag of the United States Beverly Hills, United States
Years active 1975 – present

Carrie Frances Fisher (born October 21, 1956) is an American actress, screenwriter and novelist. She is most famous for her portrayal of Princess Leia Organa in the original Star Wars trilogy, although her comedic novels also have won praise. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946)[1] is an American film director and producer. ... is the 294th day of the year (295th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... For other uses, see: Beverly Hills (disambiguation). ... is the 294th day of the year (295th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ... Screenwriters, scenarists or script writers, are authors who write the screenplays from which movies and television programs are made. ... A novel is an extended work of written, narrative, prose fiction, usually in story form; the writer of a novel is a novelist. ... Leia and Princess Leia redirects here. ... The cover of the 2004 DVD widescreen release of the revamped original Star Wars Trilogy. ...

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Biography

Early life

Fisher was born in Beverly Hills, California, the daughter of singer Eddie Fisher and actress Debbie Reynolds; her paternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Russia.[1] Her younger brother is Todd Fisher and her half-sisters are actresses Joely Fisher and Tricia Leigh Fisher, whose mother is actress Connie Stevens. “Beverly Hills” redirects here. ... For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... Eddie Fisher (born August 10, 1928) is an American singer and entertainer. ... Debbie Reynolds (born April 1, 1932) is an American actress, dancer and singer. ... For other uses, see Jew (disambiguation). ... Joely Fisher (born October 29, 1967) is an American actress. ... Tricia Leigh Fisher (born December 26, 1968) is an American actress and singer. ... Connie Stevens Connie Stevens (born August 8, 1938) is an American actress and singer. ...


When Fisher was two, her parents divorced and her father married actress Elizabeth Taylor. The following year, her mother married shoe store chain owner Harry Karl. It was assumed from an early age that Fisher would go into the family business; she began appearing with her mother in Las Vegas at age 12. She attended Beverly Hills High School but left to join her mother on the road. She appeared as a debutante and singer in the hit Broadway revival Irene (1973) starring her mother. For other persons named Elizabeth Taylor, see Elizabeth Taylor (disambiguation). ... Vegas redirects here. ... Beverly Hills High School (usually abbreviated as Beverly or as BHHS) is the only major public high school in Beverly Hills, California. ... Poster from the 1958 Sandra Dee film, The Reluctant Debutante A debutante (or deb) (French word for female beginner) is a young lady from an aristocratic or upper class family who has reached the age of maturity, and as a new adult, is introduced to society at a formal presentation... For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... Irene is a musical with a book by James Montgomery, lyrics by Joseph McCarthy, and music by Harry Tierney. ...


Career

1970s

Soon after, Fisher enrolled at London's Central School of Speech and Drama, which she attended for 18 months. She made her film debut in the Columbia comedy Shampoo (1975) starring Warren Beatty, Julie Christie and Goldie Hawn, with Lee Grant and Jack Warden. This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... The Central School of Speech and Drama is a United Kingdom government funded higher education college in London. ... Comedy film is genre of film in which the main emphasis is on humor. ... Shampoo is a 1975 motion picture directed by Hal Ashby, and starring Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Goldie Hawn, and Lee Grant. ... Henry Warren Beatty (born March 30, 1937), better known as Warren Beatty, is an Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning American actor, producer, screenwriter, and director. ... Julie Frances Christie (born 14 April 1941) is an English Academy Award-winning film actress. ... Goldie Jeanne Hawn (born November 21, 1945) is an Academy Award-winning American actress, director and producer. ... Lee Grant (October 31, 1927 in New York, New York) is an American theater, film and television actress, and film director who was blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studio bosses in the 1950s. ... Jack Warden (September 18, 1920 – July 19, 2006) was an American actor. ...


In 1977, Fisher starred as Princess Leia Organa in George Lucas' sci-fi film Star Wars opposite Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford. Her Royal Highness, Princess Leia Organa of Alderaan (born in 19 BBY), born Leia Amidala Skywalker, is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe played by Aiden Barton in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, actress Carrie Fisher in Star Wars: Episodes IV-VI, and by Ann... George Walton Lucas, Jr. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... This movie poster for Star Wars depicts many of the films important elements, such as Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, X-Wing and Y-Wing fighters Star Wars, retitled Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope in 1981 (see note at Title,) is the original (and in chronological... Mark Richard Hamill (born September 25, 1951) is an American actor and voice actor. ... For the silent film actor, see Harrison Ford (silent film actor). ...


The huge success of Star Wars made her internationally famous. The character of Princess Leia became a merchandising triumph; there were small plastic action figures of the Princess in toy stores across the United States. She appeared as Princess Leia in the 1978 made-for-TV movie, The Star Wars Holiday Special. Fisher hosted the Saturday Night Live episode that included the first performance by Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi as their popular Blues Brothers characters. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A coffee mug bearing the logo of a company or organization is a common example of product merchandising. ... A teddy bear A toy is an object used in play. ... “Telefilm” redirects here. ... This article or section contains a plot summary that is overly long or excessively detailed. ... This article is about the American television series. ... Daniel Edward Aykroyd CM (born July 1, 1952) is an Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning Canadian/American comedian, actor, screenwriter, and musician. ... John Adam Belushi (January 24, 1949 – March 5, 1982) was an Emmy Award-winning American actor, comedian and musician, notable for his work on Saturday Night Live, National Lampoons Animal House and The Blues Brothers. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Fisher appeared in the music video for Ringo Starr's cover of "You're Sixteen" as the love interest in 1978 on Ringo's TV special of that year.[2][3].


1980s

Fisher later appeared in The Blues Brothers movie in a cameo role as Joliet Jake's vengeful ex-lover, listed in the credits as "Mystery Woman." She appeared on Broadway in Censored Scenes From King Kong in 1980. That year, she appeared again as Princess Leia in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. She made her third and final appearance in the series in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Since its first use in 1851, a cameo role or cameo appearance has been a brief appearance in a play (or later, a movie) that stands out against the general context for its éclat or dramatic punch. ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... Movie poster Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back is the sequel to the first released Star Wars movie, and the second film released in the original trilogy. ... Movie poster Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, is a science fiction film that debuted in 1983, and re-released with changes in 1997 and 2004. ...

Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia wearing her metal slave bikini.

(1983). After her appearance wearing a "Golden Metal Bikini" or "Slave girl" outfit that almost immediately rose to pop culture icon status, Fisher became a sex symbol for a short period. She also was a replacement in the Broadway production of Agnes of God (1982). Image File history File links Leiabikini. ... Image File history File links Leiabikini. ... This article is about the womens bathing suit. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Agnes of God is a play by John Pielmeier which tells the story of a novice nun who gives birth, insisting that the dead child was the result of a virgin birth. ...


In 1987, Fisher published her first novel, Postcards from the Edge. The book was semi-autobiographical in the sense that she fictionalized and satirized real life events such as her drug addiction of the late 1970s.[4] It became a bestseller, and she received the Los Angeles Pen Award for Best First Novel. Fisher played a major supporting role in When Harry Met Sally in 1989. “Publisher” redirects here. ... This article is about the literary concept. ... Postcards from the Edge is a 1990 movie which is based on the fictionalized autobiographical book by Carrie Fisher about her relationship with her mother, Debbie Reynolds, and her own drug addiction. ... Cover of the first English edition of 1793 of Benjamin Franklins autobiography. ... For other uses, see Fiction (disambiguation). ... Satire is a literary technique of writing or art which principally ridicules its subject (individuals, organizations, states) often as an intended means of provoking or preventing change. ... For other meanings of this phrase (book and album titles etc. ... Drug addiction, or dependency is the compulsive use of drugs, to the point where the user has no effective choice but to continue use. ... A bestseller is a book that is identified as extremely popular by its inclusion on lists of currently top selling titles that are based on publishing industry and booktrade figures and published by newspapers, magazines, or bookstore chains. ... The gate under which Harry meets Sally in the film; located on the campus of the University of Chicago When Harry Met Sally. ...


1990s

In 1990, Columbia Pictures released a movie version of Postcards from the Edge, adapted for the screen by Fisher and starring Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, and Dennis Quaid. She also appeared in the movie Drop Dead Fred in 1991. In 1997, Fisher appeared as a therapist in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery. She is one of the few actors to star in movies with both John and Jim Belushi, later appearing with the latter in the movie The Man with One Red Shoe. During the 1990s Fisher also published the novels Surrender the Pink (1991) and Delusions of Grandma (1993). The Columbia Pictures logo from 1993 to the present Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. ... Mary Louise Streep, mostly known as Meryl Streep (born June 22, 1949) is an Academy Award-winning American actress who has worked in theatre, television, and film. ... Shirley MacLaine (born April 24, 1934) is an Academy Award-winning American film and theatre actress, well-known not only for her acting, but for her devotion to her belief in reincarnation. ... Dennis William Quaid (born April 9, 1954) is an American actor. ... Drop Dead Fred is a 1991 comedy film released by New Line Cinema. ... Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, directed by Jay Roach, is the first film of the Austin Powers series. ... John Adam Belushi (January 24, 1949 – March 5, 1982) was an Emmy Award-winning American actor, comedian and musician, notable for his work on Saturday Night Live, National Lampoons Animal House and The Blues Brothers. ... James Belushi (also known as Jim Belushi) (born June 15, 1954) is an American film and television actor. ... The Man With One Red Shoe is a 1985 comedy film directed by Stan Dragoti. ... Surrender the Pink is a romance novel by actress and author Carrie Fisher that was published in 1991. ... Delusions of Grandma is a novel by actress and author Carrie Fisher that was published in 1993. ...


2000s

In the movie Scream 3 (2000), Fisher played an actress mistaken for Carrie Fisher. ("Yeah, I was up for the part of Princess Leia. But who gets it? The girl who slept with George Lucas!") Director's commentary on the Scream 3 DVD suggests that the sequence was in fact penned by Fisher herself. In 2001, Fisher appeared in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back. This was the first time she starred in a movie together with Mark Hamill since the original Star Wars trilogy (although neither actor realized this until the premiere). This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) is a film written by, directed and starring Kevin Smith, the fifth to be set in his View Askewniverse, a growing collection of characters and settings that developed out of his cult favorite Clerks. ... Mark Richard Hamill (born September 25, 1951) is an American actor and voice actor. ...


She also co-wrote the TV comedy movie These Old Broads (2001), of which she was also co-executive producer. It starred her mother, Debbie Reynolds, as well as Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Collins, and Shirley MacLaine. In this, Taylor's character, an agent, explains to Reynolds' character, an actress, that she was in a alcoholic blackout when she married the actress' husband, "Freddy." A television program (US), television programme (UK) or simply television show is a segment of programming in television broadcasting. ... These Old Broads is a 2001 TV movie written by Carrie Fisher. ... Joan Henrietta Collins OBE (born May 23, 1933) is a Golden Globe Award winning English actress and bestselling author. ... Alcoholism is the consumption of, or preoccupation with, alcoholic beverages to the extent that this behavior interferes with the drinkers normal personal, family, social, or work life, and may lead to physical or mental harm. ...


Besides acting and writing original works, Fisher is one of the best-known script doctors in Hollywood, working on the screenplays of other writers. She has done uncredited polishes on movies starting with Steven Spielberg's Hook and continuing today. Her expertise in this area is why she was interviewed for the screenwriting documentary Dreams on Spec in 2007. A script doctor is a skilled screenwriter called in to assist a film project by rewriting parts of the screenplay to improve dialogue, pacing and other elements. ... Sample from a screenplay, showing dialogue and action descriptions. ... Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946)[1] is an American film director and producer. ... Hook is a 1991 movie directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman, and Julia Roberts. ... Dreams on Spec is an American documentary film – the first ever to profile the struggles and triumphs of emerging Hollywood screenwriters. ...


Fisher also plays Peter Griffin's boss on the animated sitcom Family Guy and appeared in a book of photographs titled Hollywood Moms (2001) for which she wrote the introduction. Peter Löwenbräu Griffin is the protagonist in the American animated television series Family Guy. ... Family Guy is an Emmy award winning American animated television series about a nuclear family in the fictional town of Quahog (IPA or ), Rhode Island. ...


Fisher published a Suzanne Vale sequel novel, The Best Awful There Is in 2004. Since Postcards from the Edge, Vale has married, become a parent, and divorced. She also is undergoing treatment for bipolar disorder but is not entirely comfortable with her "normal" self. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Best Awful There Is, aka The Best Awful, is a novel by actress and author Carrie Fisher that was published in 2004. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Postcards from the Edge is a 1990 movie which is based on the fictionalized autobiographical book by Carrie Fisher about her relationship with her mother, Debbie Reynolds, and her own drug addiction. ... For other uses, see Bipolar. ...


Fisher wrote and performed in her one-woman play "Wishful Drinking" at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles from November 7, 2006, to January 14, 2007.[5] She is a full-time judge on FOX's filmmaking-competition reality TV series On the Lot. The Geffen Playhouse (or the Geffen) is a not for profit performing arts theater in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... The Fox Broadcasting Company, usually referred to as just Fox (the company itself prefers the capitalized version FOX), is a television network in the United States. ... A film being made in Warsaw, Bracka street Filmmaking is the process of making a film. ... Reality television is a genre of television programming in which the fortunes of real life people (as opposed to fictional characters played by actors) are followed. ... On the Lot is a reality show competition produced by Steven Spielberg and Mark Burnett[1]. The show, which airs on FOX, features filmmakers competing in weekly elimination competitions, with the ultimate prize of a million dollar development deal at DreamWorks. ...


Currently Fisher joins TCM host Robert Osborne on Saturday evenings for " the essentials " with informative and entertaining conversation on Hollywoods best films.


Personal life

Fisher was married to musician Paul Simon (1983–84, during which time she had a miscarriage), and was in a relationship with him for several years afterward. Subsequently, she had a relationship with CAA principal and agent Bryan Lourd. They had one child together, Billie Catherine Lourd (born July 17, 1992). The couple's relationship ended when Lourd left her for a man. She was tied for a time to Senator Christopher Dodd, and for a brief time was engaged to Dan Aykroyd. Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist, half of the folk-singing duo Simon and Garfunkel who continues a successful solo career. ... Miscarriage or spontaneous abortion is the natural or accidental termination of a pregnancy at a stage where the embryo or the fetus is incapable of surviving, generally defined at a gestation of prior to 20 weeks. ... Creative Artists Agency (CAA) is a talent and literary agency which represents a vast array of actors, musicians, writers, directors, and athletes, as well as a variety of companies and their products. ... A casting agent is a person who finds jobs for actors, models, and other people in various entertainment businesses. ... is the 198th day of the year (199th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Christopher John Dodd (born May 27, 1944) is an American lawyer and politician from Willimantic, Connecticut. ... Daniel Edward Aykroyd CM (born July 1, 1952) is an Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning Canadian/American comedian, actor, screenwriter, and musician. ...


In an interview on public radio in 2005, Fisher joked that she was afraid if she ever became senile she might begin to slip back into her Princess Leia character. Fisher has publicly discussed her problems with drugs, her battles with bipolar disorder, and overcoming an addiction to prescription medication, most notably on ABC TV's 20/20. “NPR” redirects here. ... For other uses, see Bipolar. ... Prescription drug - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... This article is about the television show. ...


On February 26, 2005, Republican Party media adviser R. Gregory Stevens was found dead in a guest room at Fisher's home. She stated that he was a longtime friend and often stayed with her.[6] is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ...


Fisher has described herself as an "enthusiastic agnostic who would be happy to be shown that there is a God."[7] The term agnosticism and the related agnostic were coined by Thomas Henry Huxley in 1869. ... This article discusses the term God in the context of monotheism and henotheism. ...


Filmography

Romancing the bride (TV Movie) Oxygen Shampoo is a 1975 motion picture directed by Hal Ashby, and starring Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Goldie Hawn, and Lee Grant. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This movie poster for Star Wars depicts many of the films important elements, such as Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, X-Wing and Y-Wing fighters Star Wars, retitled Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope in 1981 (see note at Title,) is the original (and in chronological... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Mr. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Movie poster Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back is the sequel to the first released Star Wars movie, and the second film released in the original trilogy. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... The Blues Brothers is a 1980 musical comedy directed by John Landis and starring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd as Joliet Jake and Elwood Blues, characters developed from a Saturday Night Live musical sketch. ... Under the Rainbow is a 1981 comedy film starring Chevy Chase, Carrie Fisher, Eve Arden, Billy Barty, and Mako. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Movie poster Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, is a science fiction film that debuted in 1983, and re-released with changes in 1997 and 2004. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Garbo Talks is a 1984 film directed by Sidney Lumet. ... This article is about the year. ... The Man With One Red Shoe is a 1985 comedy film directed by Stan Dragoti. ... Year 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar). ... Hannah and Her Sisters is a 1986 romantic comedy film which tells the intertwined stories of an extended family, told mostly during a year that begins and ends with a family Thanksgiving dinner. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... Amazon Women on the Moon is a 1987 film written by comedy duo Michael Barrie and Jim Mulholland. ... Appointment With Death is a 1988 crime film, made by Golan-Globus Productions and produced and directed by Michael Winner. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... The Burbs is a 1989 black comedy directed by Joe Dante, starring, amongst others, Tom Hanks, Carrie Fisher, Corey Feldman, and Bruce Dern, and written by Dana Olsen The film pokes fun at suburban environments (particularly in the US), and their eccentric dwellers. ... When Harry Met Sally. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... Drop Dead Fred is a 1991 comedy film released by New Line Cinema. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Soapdish is a 1991 comedy film which tells a backstage story of the cast and crew of a popular television soap opera. ... Hook is a 1991 family action/adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman, Julia Roberts, Bob Hoskins and Maggie Smith. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, directed by Jay Roach, is the first film of the Austin Powers series. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... Return of the Ewok is a 24-minute mockumentary starring Warwick Davis, the actor who played the Ewok, Wicket W. Warrick in Return of the Jedi and the Ewok spin-off films. ... This article is about the year. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Heartbreakers is a 2001 romantic comedy film directed by David Mirkin. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) is a film written by, directed and starring Kevin Smith, the fifth to be set in his View Askewniverse, a growing collection of characters and settings that developed out of his cult favorite Clerks. ... A Midsummer Nights Rave is a modern rave take on Shakespeares A Midsummer Nights Dream released in 2002 Cast Corey Pearson - Damon Lauren German - Elena Andrew Keegan - Xander Chad Lindberg - Nick Sunny Mabrey - Mia External Links A Midsummer Nights Rave at IMDB.com Categories: | | | ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wonderland is a 2003 film about the Wonderland Murders starring Val Kilmer, Kate Bosworth and Lisa Kudrow. ... Stateside is a 2004 film directed by Reverge Anselmo. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Aristocrats is a 2005 documentary film about the infamous dirty joke of the same name. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Undiscovered is a 2005 film directed by Meiert Avis. ... Smallville is an American television series set in the fictional town of Smallville, Kansas. ... Dreams on Spec is an American documentary film – the first ever to profile the struggles and triumphs of emerging Hollywood screenwriters. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...

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Bibliography

Novels

Postcards from the Edge is a 1990 movie which is based on the fictionalized autobiographical book by Carrie Fisher about her relationship with her mother, Debbie Reynolds, and her own drug addiction. ... Surrender the Pink is a romance novel by actress and author Carrie Fisher that was published in 1991. ... Delusions of Grandma is a novel by actress and author Carrie Fisher that was published in 1993. ... The Best Awful There Is, aka The Best Awful, is a novel by actress and author Carrie Fisher that was published in 2004. ...

Screenplays

Postcards from the Edge is a 1990 movie which is based on the fictionalized autobiographical book by Carrie Fisher about her relationship with her mother, Debbie Reynolds, and her own drug addiction. ... These Old Broads is a 2001 TV movie written by Carrie Fisher. ...

Play

  • Wishful Drinking, 2006

Trivia

  • In an issue of Ultimate Spider-Man, a flyer in Peter Parker's high school reads, "Vote Carrie Fischer Student Council!!"

For the video game of the same title, see: Ultimate Spider-Man (video game). ...

References

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  1. ^ Fisher, JewishAZ.
  2. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76O6tuJPe3w
  3. ^ http://www.ringostarr.com/biography.php
  4. ^ Copyright page states the book was originally published in hardcover in 1987.
  5. ^ Waxman, Sharon. "Comedic Postscripts From the Edge", The New York Times, 2006-11-15. Retrieved on 2007-03-14. 
  6. ^ Washington Post, 2005-03-05.
  7. ^ Spirituality.

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Carrie Fisher - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1117 words)
Fisher was born in Beverly Hills, California, the daughter of singer Eddie Fisher and actress Debbie Reynolds; her paternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Russia.
Fisher's novel, Postcards from the Edge, which was semi-autobiographical in the sense that she fictionalized events obviously from her real life, such as her drug addiction of the late 1970s, was published in 1987.
Carrie Fisher was married to musician Paul Simon (married 1983-divorce 1984, during which time she had a miscarriage), and was in an on-again-off-again relationship with him for several years afterward.
Encyclopedia4U - Carrie Fisher - Encyclopedia Article (152 words)
Carrie Fisher (born October 21, 1956) is an American actress, most famous for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars films beginning in 1977.
She is the daughter of Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher.
Fisher wrote the autobiographical book Postcards From the Edge, which was subsequently made into a movie of the same name, starring Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine and Dennis Quaid.
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