Carrie Fisher, the performer best known as Star Wars’ Princess Leia Organa, has kicked the bucket in the wake of torment a heart attack. She was 60.
Family representative Simon Halls discharged an announcement to PEOPLE for the benefit of Fisher’s little girl, Billie Lourd:
“It is with a profound trouble that Billie Lourd affirms that her adored mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 toward the beginning of today,” peruses the announcement.
“She was adored by the world and she will be remembered fondly significantly,” says Lourd. “Our whole family says thanks to you for your musings and supplications.”
Fisher was flying from London to Los Angeles on Friday, Dec. 23, when she went into heart failure. Paramedics carried out her from the flight and surged her to a close-by doctor’s facility, where she was dealt with for a heart assault. She later passed on in the hospital