Carrie Fisher's Life in Photos

A look back at the star's most iconic moments, both on and off the screen, on the fifth anniversary of her death

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Dad Eddie Fisher holds Fisher (right) and her younger brother Todd in 1958.

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Fisher, then 2, plays with mom Debbie Reynolds during an interview.

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A teenage Fisher with mom Debbie Reynolds and brother Todd in New York City in 1973.

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Fisher chatting on the phone in a scene from her first film, 1975's Shampoo.

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Striking a pose in 1977.

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Fisher playing around with her Star Wars costar Harrison Ford while promoting their films. Fisher later revealed that the two had a secret on-set affair.

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Fisher with husband Paul Simon. The pair divorced in 1984 but continued their relationship on-and-off for several years.

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Fisher in a promotional shot for Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back.

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Fisher wears her iconic gold bikini in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi.

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Another shot of Fisher in her iconic costume in a promotional shot for Return of the Jedi.

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Fisher in bed with Bruno Kirby during a scene for 1989's When Harry Met Sally.

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Carrie Fisher promoting her one-woman show, Wishful Drinking, in Los Angeles in 2006.

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Fisher making a cameo in 30 Rock in 2007, portraying an alcoholic former TV writer.

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Fisher on the red carpet in London in 2015 with her beloved dog, Gary Fisher.

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Fisher and Ford share an embrace in 2015's Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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Fisher dropping by London's Chiltern Firehouse in one of her last public outings on Dec. 15, 2016.

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