LOS ANGELES - Actress Carrie Fisher is dead at the age of 60.

The "Star Wars" star died after suffering a heart attack on a flight from London to Los Angeles last week.  People on board the plane gave the "Star Wars" actress CPR.

Fisher is best known for playing Princess Leia in the original "Star Wars" trilogy and "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."  Her other credits include the films "Shampoo," "The Blues Brothers," and "Hannah And Her Sisters."

She is considered Hollywood royalty, born to Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher.