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CARRIE FISHER: 1956-2016

Star Wars' Princess Leia dies at 60

The American actress, screenwriter and author was a member of Hollywood royalty

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Carrie Fisher became known for her searingly honest semi-autobiographical writing, including her best-selling debut Postcards from the Edge. Above: Attending the premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Hollywood in December 2015.

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As Princess Leia with C-3PO and Chewbacca.

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As Princess Leia with with co-stars Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker and Harrison Ford as Han Solo.

Los Angeles

AFTER decades of fast living that her fearless Star Wars character Princess Leia would have struggled to keep up with, Carrie Fisher died on Tuesday following a massive heart attack. She was 60.

The American actress, best-selling author and screenwriter - who suffered

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