Carrie Fisher is best known for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars movies and sequels. Her first role was at the age of 15 in the broadway production of Irene. She performed many supporting roles in films and was a prolific author and talented screenwriter.
Carrie showed an interest in books and writing poetry at an early age. She was known as the ‘family bookworm’ and spent her earliest years reading classic literature and writing poetry. She published her first novel, ‘Postcards from the Edge’ in 1987. She later adapted this into a movie starring Meryl Streep.
Carrie’s mother Debbie Reynolds was also a Girl Scout.