Carrie Fisher To Be Honored With Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Beloved Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher will be immortalized when she posthumously receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on May 4, 2023! The news was announced in a Press Release by the Hollywood Charmber of Commerce. Carrie Fisher is best known for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars films.
The event will take place at 11:30 AM (PT) on Thursday, May 4th on Hollywood Boulevard near the El Capitan Theatre. We are told that Fisher’s daughter Billie Lourd will be accepting the star on behalf of her mother and that the event will be live-streamed exclusively on walkoffame.com.
“Fans will be over the moon to know that their favorite movie princess, Carrie Fisher will be honored with her star on the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame! Carrie will join her “Star Wars” co-stars and fellow Walk of Famers Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford on this historic sidewalk” stated Ana Martinez, Producer of the Hollywood Walk of Fame. “I am happy to add, that her star is just a few feet away from the star of Mark Hamill and across the street from the star of her legendary mother Debbie Reynolds!” added Martinez.
Actress, writer, and daughter of Hollywood royalty Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, Fisher made her debut in the film Shampoo in 1975 before becoming an icon as Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy. Other career highlights include roles in When Harry Met Sally, The Blues Brothers, and reprising her role as Leia in The Force Awakens. Fisher was also the author of the bestselling novel Postcards from the Edge and penned the screenplay for the Oscar-winning film based on the book. Three more novels followed with one, Wishful Drinking being adapted by Fisher into a Broadway show.
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