Star Wars cast members and a slew of other Hollywood celebrities took to social media Tuesday afternoon to offer condolences in reaction to the death of acclaimed actress Carrie Fisher.
The Star Wars star died on Tuesday, just days after suffering a massive heart attack on a flight from London to Los Angeles. The actress, writer, producer and mother, best known for her iconic role as Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy, was 60 years old. She is survived by her mother Debbie Reynolds, her 24-year-old daughter, Billie Lourd, one brother and two sisters.
Fisher’s Star Wars co-stars, including Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian), Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) and David Prowse (Darth Vader) weighed in with their condolences on Twitter, along with dozens of other celebrities.
I'm deeply saddened at the news of Carrie's passing. She was a dear friend, whom I greatly respected and admired. The force is dark today!
— Billy Dee Williams (@realbdw) December 27, 2016
— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) December 27, 2016
There are no words for this loss. Carrie was the brightest light in every room she entered. I will miss her dearly. pic.twitter.com/GgIeYGeMt9
— Peter Mayhew (@TheWookieeRoars) December 27, 2016
I'm deeply saddened to learn of the death of Carrie Fisher. I will miss our banterings. A wonderful talent & light has been extinguished.
— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) December 27, 2016
R.I.P. Carrie Fisher. A brilliantly funny, talented woman. We will miss your humor now more than ever.
— Albert Brooks (@AlbertBrooks) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher has passed, she was funnier&smarter than anyone had the right to be. Sail On Silver Girl. Condolences Debbie & Billie
— Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg) December 27, 2016
my heart hurts … pic.twitter.com/tqqTZOauYD
— ROSIE (@Rosie) December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher was smart, funny, talented, surprising, and always a hell of a fun time to be around. Family Guy will miss her immensely.
— Seth MacFarlane (@SethMacFarlane) December 27, 2016
Such a sad day for her family, friends and millions of fans. Carrie Fisher is deeply missed.
— Jon Favreau (@Jon_Favreau) December 27, 2016
No. No. Fuck this shit. Carrie Fisher is a fucking legend and this is bullshit.
— Anna Kendrick (@AnnaKendrick47) December 27, 2016
— John Leguizamo (@JohnLeguizamo) December 27, 2016
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) December 27, 2016
thoughts and prayers to Carrie Fisher's family
— Ryan Seacrest (@RyanSeacrest) December 27, 2016
Oh no!! Carrie wasn't done yet! https://t.co/hAvLtKfLmA
— Mia Farrow (@MiaFarrow) December 27, 2016
Sweet, Brilliant, Irreverent, Huge hearted Carrie, You gave me advice I live by to this day, & always will. On the wings of angels fly…❤️
— Sarah Paulson (@MsSarahPaulson) December 27, 2016
#CarrieFisher was so witty and provocative and unrelentingly interesting. Goddamn, I loved her. Everyone did.
— Elizabeth Banks (@ElizabethBanks) December 27, 2016
If I heard Carrie Fisher was going to make an appearance I wanted to see it. U know ur special when Meryl Streep plays YOU in a movie. RIP.
— billy eichner (@billyeichner) December 27, 2016
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