Over 6 years after her untimely passing, legendary actress Carrie Fisher will soon be posthumously honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
- Actress Carrie Fisher will be honored posthumously by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
- The unveiling ceremony will take place on May 4th, 2023 (Star Wars Day), as the 2,754th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
- Fisher’s star will be unveiled near the historic El Capitan Theatre.
- Her daughter, and accomplished actress herself, Billie Lourd, will be accepting the star on behalf of her mother.
- The event will be streamed live exclusively at walkoffame.com.
What They’re Saying:
- Ana Martinez, Producer of the Hollywood Walk of Fame: “Fans will be over the moon to know that their favorite movie princess, Carrie Fisher will be honored with her star on the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame! Carrie will join her Star Wars co-stars and fellow Walk of Famers Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford on this historic sidewalk. I am happy to add that her star is just a few feet away from the star of Mark Hamill and across the street from the star of her legendary mother, Debbie Reynolds!”
About Carrie Fisher:
- Actress, writer and daughter of Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, Carrie made her film debut in Shampoo and went on to become a cultural icon playing Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy.
- Since then, she graced the film screen in such hits as When Harry Met Sally, Hannah and Her Sisters and The Blues Brothers. Her television credits include Laverne & Shirley, Sex and the City and 30 Rock, for which she received an Emmy nomination.
- Fisher’s bestselling novel, Postcards from the Edge, netted her the Los Angeles Pen Award for Best First Novel. Fisher penned the Postcards screenplay for the Oscar-nominated film, starring Shirley MacLaine and Meryl Streep. Three novels and two memoirs have followed: Delusions of Grandma, Surrender the Pink, The Best Awful, Wishful Drinking and Shockaholic.
- Fisher performed her one-woman stage version of Wishful Drinking on Broadway, which went on to be filmed for HBO and nominated for an Emmy Award.
- She passed away on December 27th, 2016 at the age of 60.