Carrie Fisher Dead at 60 Carrie Fisher has died at age 60. The Star Wars actress had a heart attack while aboard a flight from London to Los Angeles Friday, about 15 minutes before the plane was scheduled to land. "It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning," family spokesman Simon Halls told People Tuesday. "She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly. Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers."