Princess Leia first appeared in A New Hope, the first Star Wars movie. Portrayed by Carrie Fisher, the character has also been present in the sequel trilogy and has formed part of popular culture for all these decades. Unfortunately, the interpreter passed away in December 2016. October 21 was her birthday and she would have turned 65, so both the official accounts and the fans and colleagues have wanted to pay her their well-deserved tribute.
“Today we remember our beloved princess, the inspiring Carrie Fisher, on what would have been her 65th birthday. For us you will always be royalty ”, has published the official Star Wars account. These beautiful words are accompanied by a video in which we can see different images of Fisher in her role as Leia, generally reconverted after the fall of the Galactic Empire.
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Mark Hamill (Luke) joins the tribute
The displays of affection on the part of the public have followed one another throughout the day, as well as the messages of some of his co-stars. This is the case of Mark Hamill, Luke Skywalker, a person who has always been very close to Fisher. “Happy birthday to someone very special who was always fun and easygoing with my youthful antics on seteven when he was not in the mood. #CarrieOnForever ”. In the picture, Hamill plays with the actress’s hair.
Billy Lourd, daughter of Carrie Fisher and also an actress, has not written any text, but has published a beautiful photograph in which she appears as a child with her mother.
It happened after filming for Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi was completed. Carrie Fisher fainted during a plane trip and had to be seriously hospitalized. Although he was stable at first, the doctors could do nothing to save his life. Lucasfilm decided to use footage already recorded to include it in the next film, The Rise of Skywalker. In this way, in the end he was present in the entire new trilogy.