PHOTOS: Carrie Fisher through the years

Tuesday, December 27, 2016 10:41AM
Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds with their young daughter, Carrie Frances Fisher, in Hollywood, Jan. 2, 1957. (AP Photo)
Debbie Reynolds, left, and her daughter Carrie Fisher, 15, are en route to Madrid at Heathrow Airport in London, England, Feb. 12, 1972. (AP Photo)
Carrie Fisher, 16, daughter of Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, poses in New York City on May 2, 1973. (AP Photo)
Warren Beatty and Carrie Fisher, 17, relax during filming of the 'Shampoo' (1975). (Getty Images)
Carrie Fisher In Shampoo (1975). (Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)
Carrie Fisher, 1977. (Getty Images)
Carrie Fisher during Thanksgiving Party at Sibils - November 21, 1977 at Sibils in New York City. (Ron Galella/WireImage/Getty Images)
Joanne Woodward (right) and Carrie Fisher, 20, in London on Jan. 13, 1977 during rehearsals for Laurence Olivier's production for Granada TV of 'Come Back, Little Sheba.' (AP Photo)
From left: Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford during filming of 'Star Wars,' circa 1977. (Steve Larson/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
From left: Harrison Ford, Anthony Daniels, Carrie Fisher and Peter Mayhew take a break from filming a television special to be telecast during the holidays, Oct. 5, 1978. (George Brich/AP)
Carrie Fisher on the set of 'Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope' written, directed and produced by Georges Lucas, 1977. (Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
Bill Murray as Frankie Avalon, Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia during "Beach Blanket Bimbo from Outer Space" skit on November 18, 1978. (Al Levine/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Images)
Paul Simon and Carrie Fisher, circa 1979. (Ron Galella/WireImage/Getty Images)
Carrie Fisher attends Giorgio Armani Fashion Show on September 16, 1980 at the RCA Promenade in New York City. (Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage/Getty Images)
Billy Dee Williams, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill on the set of 'Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back' directed by Irvin Kershner, 1980. (Lucasfilm/Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford on the set of 'Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back' directed by Irvin Kershner, 1980. (Lucasfilm/Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
Carrie Fisher on the set of 'Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back' directed by Irvin Kershner, 1980. (Lucasfilm/Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
Carrie FIsher on the set of 'The Blues Brothers,' 1980. (Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
Carrie Fisher on the set of 'Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi' directed by Welsh Richard Marquand, 1983. (Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
Carrie Fisher In 'Classic Creatures: Return Of The Jedi', 1983. (CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images)
Actress and author Carrie Fisher is seen in Beverly Hills, Calif., Sept. 14, 1990. (Julie Markes/AP)
George Lucas, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill, at the world premiere of "Star Wars Special Edition," in this Jan. 18, 1997 file photo, in the Westwood section of Los Angeles. (Rene Macura/AP)
Carrie Fisher, left, holds up a tiny Princess Leah doll before going into the world premiere of “Star Wars Special Edition” with her friend Sharon Stone, on Jan. 18, 1997. (/AP)
Actress Carrie Fisher talks about her own mental health problem during a rally for mental health legislation in Indianapolis on Monday, Feb. 26, 2001, at the atrium of the Capitol. (Seth Rossman/AP)
From left: Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas at the BAFTA/LA 11th Annual Britannia Awards, in Beverly Hills, Calif., Friday, April 12, 2002. (Lucy Nicholson/AP)
Carrie Fisher speaks with the media before entering a showing of 'Star Wars: Episode III-Revenge of the Sith,' Thursday, May 12, 2005, at the Uptown Theater in Washington. (Stephen J. Boitano/AP)
In this May 17, 2007 file photo, Carrie Fisher arrives to the Fox 2007 programming presentation in New York. (Stuart Ramson/AP)
Carrie Fisher stars in 'Wishful Drinking,' a one-woman show that is also the title of her best-selling memoir in New York, September 15, 2009. (Bruce Gilbert/AP)
Carrie Fisher on the NBC "Today" television program in New York Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009. (Richard Drew/AP)
Actress and author Carrie Fisher is announced as new celebrity spokesperson for the Jenny Craig weight loss program on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011 in New York. (Evan Agostini/AP)
Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher attends the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Sept. 10, 2011 in Los Angeles, Calif. (Amanda Edwards/Invision for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences/AP)
Carrie Fisher presents the award for outstanding special class animated program at the 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards on Sunday, June 16, 2013, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
This April 7, 2011 file photo shows Carrie Fisher at the 2011 NewNowNext Awards in Los Angeles. (Chris Pizzello/AP)
Carrie Fisher arrives at Backstage At The Geffen Gala on Saturday, March 22, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Matt Sayles/Invision for Geffen Playhouse/AP)
Carrie Fisher poses for photographers upon arrival at the European premiere of the film 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens ' in London, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015. (Jonathan Short/Invision/AP)
Carrie Fisher, left, and daughter Billie Lourd arrive at the world premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher pose in the press room at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, Jan. 25, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Carrie Fisher attends a special screening of, "Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds", at Alice Tully Hall on Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, in New York. (Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
Carrie Fisher during Wizard World Chicago Comic-Con at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, in Chicago. (Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP)
Carrie Fisher rose to fame starring as Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy that began with Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope in 1977. She went on to publish the novel "Postcards from the Edge" in 1987, as well as the autobiographical book "Wishful Drinking" in 2008, "Shockaholic" in 2011 and her "The Princess Diarist" in 2016.

Fisher suffered cardiac arrest aboard a flight from London to Los Angeles on Friday, Dec. 23. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded at Los Angeles International Airport and Fisher was transported to a nearby hospital.
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