Breaking news: Carrie Fisher has died, aged 60
A Star Wars story
Hollywood is in mourning after news broke that actress Carrie Fisher has died from cardiac arrest at age 60. Most remembered for her portrayal as the sci-fi icon Princess Leia in the Star Wars franchise, Fisher had recently been back in the spotlight after her role reprisal in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. On December 23, Fisher had suffered a heart attack on a flight to Los Angeles and was promptly brought to the hospital where she later passed away.