An Icon Is Born
Carrie Fisher was born to Oscar-nominated actress Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher.
With parents like hers, she was destined for a promising career in the entertainment industry.
A two-year-old Carrie (left) with mom Debbie and brother Todd Fisher.
Launching into mega stardom with "Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope" sporting the iconic space buns.
The Gold Bikini
Another of Carrie Fisher's iconic looks, the gold bikini from "Stars Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi".
The gold bikini made Fisher a goddess to "Star Wars" fans everywhere.
Husband Paul Simon
Carrie marries singer/songwriter Paul Simon in 1983 but divorce in 1984. They continue an on-again, off-again relationship for many years following.
'When Harry Met Sally'
Fisher stars in another movie classic, "When Harry Met Sally" in 1989.
Pictured with costar Bruno Kirby.
A New Direction
Fisher becomes an author with her novel, "Postcards From The Edge".
She also writes the screenplay for the 1990 film, starring Meryl Streep and Shirley MacLaine.
The movie would go on to earn a few nods come Oscar time.
Daughter Billie Lourd
Fisher gives birth to a daughter, Billie Lourd, in 1992 with talent agent Bryan Lourd.
Billie goes into acting, following in the footsteps of her mother and grandmother.
She appears in "Stars Wars: The Force Awakens" sporting her mother's famous space buns.
Billie is currently starring in "Scream Queens" as Chanel #3.
Return To 'Star Wars'
Princess Leia returns in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in 2015.
Pictured with longtime costar and friend, Harrison Ford.
Han And Leia's Real-Life Affair
In Fisher's newest novel, "The Princess Diarist" released earlier this year, she reveals that she and co-star Harrison Ford had a love affair throughout the filming of all the "Star Wars" movies and continued after the production was over.
The Loss Of An Icon
Carrie Fisher passes away days after suffering a heart attack aboard an aircraft.
"It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother, Carrie Fisher, passed away at 8:55 this morning (Dec. 27, 2016)," family spokesman Simon Halls said in a statement to Us Weekly.