Today is Star Wars Day - the first without Princess Leia or R2D2
Carrie Fisher was on a promotional tour for her latest memoir when suffered a heart attack
Carrie Fisher had once said, "I was born famous." The Star Wars' actress suffered a heart attack on December 23 on a flight from London to Los Angeles
Carrie Fisher died following a cardiac arrest on Tuesday. Her Star Wars family and fans remembered her on Twitter
Carrie Fisher went into the family business as an actress, vaulting from off-screen Hollywood royalty to the on-screen version as a generation's most revered space princess, along the way picking up and dropping a drug habit, turning it all into fodder for one of the finest, funniest show business memoirs ever written
Ms Fisher's younger brother, Todd Fisher, said she remained under medical treatment in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a Los Angeles hospital several hours after becoming ill
"It was Han and Leia during the week, and Carrie and Harrison during the weekend," Carrie Fisher said in an interview
Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the seventh movie in the 40-year-old franchise, opened at theaters in most parts of the world on December 16 after a mammoth marketing campaign and glowing reviews. It reunites original cast members Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill and also introduces new characters
Harrison Ford, who reprises his role as Hans Solo said, "Well, in the '70s nobody knew what to anticipate. Nobody had ever seen anything like it. Now we have to live up to what the first films delivered." The 73-year-old actor was reunited with his original co-stars Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill at the Hollywood premiere of the forthcoming movie
"It felt like being home, to an extent. It felt good. I like to work. It was fun," said Harrison Ford. The actor was 35 when the first Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope movie was released in 1977, and now he reunites with original cast members Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill in resuming his role as Han Solo
Harrison Ford is recuperating after surgery to heal a broken leg suffered during production on Star Wars: Episode VII.
When it rains in the Star Wars universe, it pours. Episode VII is currently being filmed in England and a spin-off movie will also be filmed there, starting in 2015.