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.



Debbie Reyolds Girl Scout

Debbie Reynolds

Ellie Simmonds 2008 Olympic Parade

Ellie Simmonds

Hillary Clinton Girl Scout

Hilary Clinton


Lucille Ball

Margaret Cunneen SC

Margaret Cunneen SC

Elizabeth Elliott

Professor Elizabeth Elliott AM

Sally Ride Girl Scout

Sally Ride