LOS ANGELES: Co-stars, friends and fans added their voices on Tuesday to a torrent of tributes from hollywood for "Star Wars" actress carrie fisher , after she died of a heart attack at the age of 60.

The screen icon , who was catapulted to worldwide stardom as rebel warrior Princess Leia in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, was pronounced dead in Los Angeles, four days after collapsing on a transatlantic flight.

Here is a selection of the most notable tributes:


"Thank you to everyone who has embraced the gifts and talents of my beloved and amazing daughter. I am grateful for your thoughts and prayers that are now guiding her to her next stop."

Fisher's mother, the actress Debbie Reynolds:

"She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly."

Simon Halls on behalf of Fisher's daughter, Billie Lourd:

'Star Wars'

"no words #Devastated"

- Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker)

"I'm deeply saddened at the news of Carrie's passing. She was a dear friend, whom I greatly respected and admired. The force is dark today!"

- Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian)

"I thought I had got what I wanted under the tree. I didn't. In spite of so many thoughts and prayers from so many. I am very, very sad."

- Anthony Daniels (C3PO)

"I am extremely sad to learn of Carrie's passing. She was wonderful to work with. Condolences to her friends, family & fans around the world."

- David Prowse (Darth Vader)

"There are no words for this loss. Carrie was the brightest light in every room she entered. I will miss her dearly."

- Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca)


"I have always stood in awe of Carrie. Her observations always made me laugh and gasp at the same time. She didn't need The Force. She was a force of nature, of loyalty and of friendship. I will miss her very much."

- Veteran director and producer Steven Spielberg

"I'm deeply saddened to learn of the death of carrie fisher . I will miss our banterings. A wonderful talent & light has been extinguished." - "Star Trek" actor William Shatner

- Bob Iger, head of The Walt Disney Company

"Millions fell in love with her as the indomitable Princess Leia; she will always have a special place in the hearts of 'Star Wars' fans as well as all of us who were lucky enough to know her personally."

- Actress and comedian Whoopi Goldberg, who co-starred with Fisher in "Soapdish"

"Carrie Fisher has passed, she was funnier & smarter than anyone had the right to be. Sail On Silver Girl. Condolences Debbie & Billie R.I.P."

- US talk show host and actress Ellen DeGeneres

"@CarrieFisher was a brilliant writer, actor, and friend. She was so much fun. I can´t believe she´s gone."

- Comedian Margaret Cho

"We just lost a great ally for mental health and addiction. Be strong, be as (strong) as she'd want you to be. Rest in paradise."