Carrie Fisher’s iconic role as Princess Leia led to a lot of cardboard

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One of the biggest stars in the Star Wars universe has died.

Carrie Fisher, who was born to Hollywood stars before the fame of playing the iconic Princess Leia, died on Tuesday after suffering a heart attack last week. She was 60.

The news was announced by a spokesman on behalf of her daughter.

“It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother, Carrie Fisher, passed away at 8:55 this morning,” the statement said. “She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly. Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers.”

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