How Did Carrie Fisher Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Carrie Fisher death

The movie actress Carrie Fisher passed away at age 60, too young.

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. 

How did Carrie Fisher die?

Heart Attack caused Carrie Fisher's death in 2016.

Information about the death of Carrie Fisher
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Age of death60 years
ProfessionMovie Actress
BirthdayOctober 21, 1956
Death dateDecember 27, 2016
Place of deathRonald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialForest Lawn, Los Angeles, California, United States


I spent a year in a 12-step program, really committed, because I could not believe what had happened – that I might have killed myself.

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Instant gratification takes too long.

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I was street smart, but unfortunately the street was Rodeo Drive.

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If my life wasn’t funny, it would just be true, and that’s unacceptable.

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No, as it turns out, I really like being congratulated on my weight loss. I like it so much, it’s tragic.

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