Pinewood’s trib­ute to star Car­rie Fisher

Ac­tress reprised her iconic role as Princess Leia at Iver stu­dios

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - NEWS - by Tom Her­bert tom.her­bert@trin­i­tymir­ror.com Twit­ter: @TRHer­bert

Rest in peace Car­rie Fisher. May the force be with you

PINEWOOD Stu­dios has paid trib­ute to Car­rie Fisher, who died on Tues­day De­cem­ber 27.

The ac­tress filmed Star Wars: The Force Awak­ens at the Iver based stu­dios, repris­ing her role as Leia Or­gana.

The block­buster smashed box of­fice records around the world when it was re­leased in De­cem­ber 2015.

A tweet from the stu­dio said: “Rest in peace, Car­rie Fisher. May the force be with you.”

Known for her role as Princess Leia in the orig­i­nal se­ries of films, Car­rie Fisher died at the age of 60 af­ter a car­diac ar­rest.

The Amer­i­can star was taken ill dur­ing a flight from Heathrow to LA four days ear­lier.

Stars of stage and screen from around the world paid trib­ute to the iconic ac­tress.

Her mother, Deb­bie Reynolds, who died aged 84 a day af­ter her daugh­ter, wrote on Face­book on De­cem­ber 27:

“Thank you to ev­ery­one who has em­braced the gifts and tal­ents of my beloved and amaz­ing daugh­ter.

“I am grate­ful for your thoughts and prayers that are now guid­ing her to her next stop.”

Car­rie, who suf­fered from bipo­lar dis­or­der and drug ad­dic­tions, died in Los An­ge­les.

PHOTO: KEVORK DJANSEZIAN/GETTY IM­AGES

To­gether: Car­rie Fisher and her mother Deb­bie Reynolds

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