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Carrie Fisher has died aged 60

A family spokesperson for the iconic actress has confirmed the news.

Family spokesman Simon Halls released a statement on behalf of Carrie’s daughter, Billie Lourd.

It read: “It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning.”

Continuing: “She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly. Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers.”

The actress and writer is best known for her portrayal in Star Wars as Princess Leia.

She died on Tuesday morning after suffering a heart attack onboard a flight from London to Los Angeles last week.

She was 60.

Carrie was born to actress Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher in 1956.

Another legend lost, and we will miss her.

 

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