People.com Entertainment Movies 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 By Maria Mercedes Lara Maria Mercedes Lara Instagram Twitter Digital Content Operations Director, PEOPLE. People Editorial Guidelines Updated on December 27, 2021 09:56 AM Share Tweet Pin Email 01 of 16 Getty Images Dad Eddie Fisher holds Fisher (right) and her younger brother Todd in 1958. 02 of 16 Getty Images Fisher, then 2, plays with mom Debbie Reynolds during an interview. 03 of 16 Tim Boxer/Hulton Archive/Getty Images A teenage Fisher with mom Debbie Reynolds and brother Todd in New York City in 1973. 04 of 16 Courtesy Everett Collection Fisher chatting on the phone in a scene from her first film, 1975's Shampoo. 05 of 16 Getty Images Striking a pose in 1977. 06 of 16 Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images 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. 07 of 16 The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images Fisher with husband Paul Simon. The pair divorced in 1984 but continued their relationship on-and-off for several years. 08 of 16 Lucasfilm/Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images Fisher in a promotional shot for Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back. 09 of 16 Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images Fisher wears her iconic gold bikini in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi. 10 of 16 Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images Another shot of Fisher in her iconic costume in a promotional shot for Return of the Jedi. 11 of 16 Courtesy Everett Collection Fisher in bed with Bruno Kirby during a scene for 1989's When Harry Met Sally. 12 of 16 Gary Friedman/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Carrie Fisher promoting her one-woman show, Wishful Drinking, in Los Angeles in 2006. 13 of 16 Anne Joyce/NBCU Photo Bank Fisher making a cameo in 30 Rock in 2007, portraying an alcoholic former TV writer. 14 of 16 Mike Marsland/WireImage Fisher on the red carpet in London in 2015 with her beloved dog, Gary Fisher. 15 of 16 Lucasfilm Ltd. Fisher and Ford share an embrace in 2015's Star Wars: The Force Awakens. 16 of 16 MelMedia/GC Images Fisher dropping by London's Chiltern Firehouse in one of her last public outings on Dec. 15, 2016.