Born in England and raised there as well as in Italy, Turkey and Texas, she got her start on the ABC soap opera "The Edge of Night," appearing as the wealthy Deborah Saxon from 1976 to 1981.
Fisher followed with a brief turn playing a record executive on "The Guiding Light" (CBS, 1985).
Jeff Sackman and Berry Meyerowitz are executive producing the feature and selling international rights.
The film revolves around a dysfunctional family forced to confront what tore them apart at their eldest son’s nuptials.
"…she will always be the princess who took command and never backed down. She was always helping the other guys get out of the messes they created.
We'll all love her forever and ever." Fisher was born Carrie Frances Fisher in Beverly Hills, California on October 21, 1956, the daughter of the singer Eddie Fisher and the actress Mary Frances "Debbie" Reynolds; her paternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Russia. Her half-sisters are actresses Joely Fisher and Tricia Leigh Fisher, whose mother is actress Connie Stevens.
Read more » The sympathetic, red-haired, porcelain-skinned Fisher has portrayed strong women on film and TV since the early 1980s.
A neighbour, Katherine Charters, said she heard Fisher screaming for help on the front lawn. Mrs Charters said:"We could see Frannie up at the window. Frances and I told her she had to jump."Fisher and Tim Charters linked hands, and the girl fell into their arms. She had to jump."Fisher, 49, who was born in Milford-on-Sea, Hants, became romantically involved with Eastwood in the late 1980s, appearing in his film Pink Cadillac.
My son Tim ran to call the fire brigade."Fisher and the neighbour hauled a ladder from the garage as the child climbed from a window and clung to the roof. She also played Kate Winslet's snobbish mother in Titanic.
Eastwood directs, produces, and stars - as a somewhat honourable jewel thief named Luther Whitney, who, when burglarising a mansion, witnesses a sex-gone-awry murder involving the President and his mistress.
The scene of the crime is sanitised by Secret Service agents, but Luther ends up with a piece of evidence that can implicate the Commander- in-Chief.