Mark Hamill, Anna Kendrick, Halsey, And More React To The Death Of Carrie Fisher

Celebrities honor the beloved ‘Star Wars’ icon, who died at age 60 on Tuesday

Carrie Fisher was a force to be reckoned with. She was a symbol of strength and resiliency for millions, a brutally honest and unapologetically funny woman who overcame addiction and mental illness with one of the sharpest minds this side of the galaxy. Though best known for her pioneering work as Princess Leia in George Lucas's beloved Star Wars franchise, the Emmy-nominated actress, author, and playwright was an outspoken icon in her own right, often turning pain into humor. To say she will be missed is an understatement.

As we come to terms with Fisher's death at the age of 60, celebrities are taking to social media to process their own grief. From her beloved Star Wars co-stars Mark Hamill and Billy Dee Williams to her mother, Debbie Reynolds, to the women she inspired with her brilliant sense of humor and wit, here's how celebrities are honoring the late star.

Debbie Reynolds

Mark Hamill

Harrison Ford

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Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher

"Carrie was one-of-a-kind, brilliant, original," Harrison Ford said in a statement. "Funny and emotionally fearless. She lived her life, bravely. My thoughts are with her daughter Billie, her Mother Debbie, her brother Todd and her many friends. We will all miss her."

George Lucas

Peter Mayhew

Oscar Isaac

Anthony Daniels

Warwick Davis

Daisy Ridley


Rey and Leia

"Devastated at this monumental loss," Ridley said in a statement. "How lucky we all are to have known her, and how awful that we have to say goodbye."

William Shatner

Billy Dee Williams

Dave Prowse

J.J. Abrams

Paul Simon, Fisher's ex-husband

Anna Kendrick

Russell Crowe

Sharon Horgan


John Boyega

Elizabeth Banks

Tina Fey


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"Carrie Fisher meant a lot to me. Like many women my age, Princess Leia occupies about sixty percent of my brain at any given time. But Carrie’s honest writing and her razor-sharp wit were an even greater gift," Fey said in a statement to Time. "I feel so lucky that I got to meet her. I'm very sad she is gone."

Patton Oswalt

Karl Urban

Reese Witherspoon

Samuel L. Jackson

Rian Johnson, director of Star Wars: Episode VIII

Margaret Cho

Alyssa Milano

Colin Trevorrow, director of Star Wars: Episode IX

Kevin Smith

Kumail Nanjiani

Chris Evans

Dan Aykroyd

Billy Eichner

Jewel Staite

Phil Lord, co-director of the forthcoming Han Solo: A Star Wars Story

Whoopi Goldberg

Roseanne Barr

Bryan Fuller

Ellen DeGeneres

Connie Britton

Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm

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"Carrie holds such special place in the hearts of everyone at Lucasfilm it is difficult to think of a world without her," Kennedy said in a statement. "She was Princess Leia to the world but a very special friend to all of us. She had an indomitable spirit, incredible wit, and a loving heart. Carrie also defined the female hero of our age over a generation ago. Her groundbreaking role as Princess Leia served as an inspiration of power and confidence for young girls everywhere. We will miss her dearly."

Bob Iger, chairman and CEO of the Walt Disney Company

Josh Gad

Gwendoline Christie

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