By Ciaran Duggan,
Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher has died at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack.
The news was revealed in a family statement. The statement said the family felt "deep sadness" at her passing on Tuesday morning.
Carrie Fisher was a cultural Hollywood icon and was best known for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars Original Trilogy and last year's The Force Awakens.
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