This month we begin a look back at arguably the greatest sci-fi film series of all time, Star Wars. We are starting this look back with the first of the films to be released. The film that has now come to be known as episode IV featuring star of the month Princess Leia herself Carrie Fisher.
Carrie Fisher was born October 21st 1956 in Beverly Hills, California. She was the daughter Hollywood royalty singer Eddie Fisher and actress Debbie Reynolds. But at the age of two, her parents divorced. Carrie attended Beverly Hills High School, but she left to join her mother on the road. She appeared in the hit Broadway revival Irene, which starred her mother.
Later in 1973 she enrolled at Londonís Central School of Speech and Drama, which she attended for 18 months. Just a little less than two years later she made her film debut in the Columbia comedy Shampoo. After that she would take the role of the iconic..... Read more