Carrie Fisher has passed away at age 60, her family confirmed in a statement.
Fisher’s daughter Billie Lourd released a statement through the family spokesman Simon Halls confirming her mother’s death to People.
“It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning,” reads the statement. “She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly. Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers.”
Carrie Fisher stars as General Leia in Star Wars: The Force Awakens