Carrie Fisher has passed away at the age of 60.
A family spokesperson confirmed the news December 27th in a statement on behalf of Carrie’s daughter, Billie Lourd.
“It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning,” said the announcement. “She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly. Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers.”
The passing of the iconic Star Wars actress comes following a massive heart attack that she suffered on December 23rd while on a flight from London to Los Angeles.