Carrie Fisher is the name of a house in homes that are not even familiar with the Star Wars movies. An achievement that not many celebrities can say they have enjoyed.
Fisher played an important role in the Star Wars franchise creation and success, bringing to life a strong female character who is loved by all fans. Even in her final years, she continued her legacy as Princess Leia Organa.
But, Star Wars it was not Fisher’s first successful film. In fact, just two years earlier, she had a small but important role that put her on the Hollywood radar and laid the foundation for her reputation today.
Growing up with famous parents
Fisher’s parents, Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, had a good run in the show business. Reynolds was a famous actress, and her husband was an amazing singer and actress. Their relationship seemed to be perfect on the outside, but it wasn’t long before marital affairs emerged in the 1950s when Eddie’s relationship with Elizabeth Taylor came to an end.
Growing up with prominent parents any home problems quickly became a public experience and at the forefront of many conversations. Growing up in a show business too her parents were always busy, and young Fisher would not have the childhood that most children enjoyed.
according to PeopleReynolds once said, “She is [Carrie Fisher] wanted a mother who baked and embroidered. I was in show business and I didn’t. ”
Later, Fisher would tell NPR she didn’t like a celebrity mum, “I had to share her, and I didn’t like that. When we went out, people like that walked over to me to get them. And, no, I didn’t like it. “
Carrie Fisher ‘s views on acting
While growing up with celebrity parents may have been the perfect setting for an actor as good and talented as Fisher, she had no interest in the film industry.
In fact, she was totally opposed to following in her parents’ footsteps. In an interview with 2009 with CNN, Fisher reveals her problems with the film industry and the misunderstandings.
She states that she did not want to enter the show business because “when I was a teenager, my parents, both of their careers, were in decline and declining, and it scared me. I saw what he did to them. He hurt them. ”
She says that while it was impossible for her to stay out of the business, she sees ‘celebrity’ as “a vague pastime. You are not going to live in a separate level [of fame]. It’s going to go. ”
The hard truth of Fisher’s sails is the struggle to get a taste of fame and not to maintain it forever. He stresses out actors, and she has a memory after all Episode IV Star Wars: New Hope, she was “just watching the clock,” and once you hit a high level of reputation, “people ruin your reputation by accepting, agreeing, loving. All of these people will love you, and then you will be able to love yourself. “
‘Star Wars’ made her famous, but this was not her first time
Star Wars Fisher may have kept attention in the show business for many more years after her death, but her role in her first film was just as obvious. Just two years before Princess Leia Organa, Fisher Lorna starred alongside Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, and Goldie Hawn in the successful 1975 film Shampoo.
The film was a humorous satire about the sexual and social customs of the late 1960s, set on Election Day in 1968 when Richard Nixon was elected President. In a Variety obedience tweet, fans get a glimpse of sassy young Carrie Fisher on the set of Shampoo, saying “I’m not like my mother!” and it makes viewers want to see and return the film.
George Hahn Reviewing Fisher’s role, says “17-year-old Carrie Fisher showed a razor-sharp wit that was past her years at the time – a glimpse into the unbelievable and unbelievable sass that the her trademark, a save she saw so clearly and so humorously through the deception of show business and life itself. “