Hollywood Walk of Fame to honor Carrie Fisher on Star Wars Day

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Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Carrie Fisher to receive Hollywood star on Star Wars Day
Carrie Fisher's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame will be only a few feet away from Mark Hamill's.

HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES -- Star Wars Day is coming up on May 4 - and what better way to celebrate than by honoring Carrie Fisher with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Fisher's star will be placed on Hollywood Boulevard only a few feet away from that of her onscreen (spoiler alert) brother, Mark Hamill.

Fisher died in 2016 at age 60, leaving behind a legion of fans.

While she is most remembered as Princess Leia, Fisher boasted a substantial resume with multiple film and TV appearances ("The Blues Brothers," "Shampoo," "30 Rock") and several novels, plays and screenplays.

She was the daughter of entertainers Debbie Reynolds - whose star is across the street from hers - and Eddie Fisher.

Fisher's daughter, actress Billie Lourd, is expected to accept the star on her mother's behalf.

PHOTOS: Carrie Fisher through the years

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Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds with their young daughter, Carrie Frances Fisher, in Hollywood, Jan. 2, 1957.
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