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Carrie Fisher, the legendary actress who famously played Princess Leia in Star Wars, has died.

The actress died Monday at age 89, her rep confirmed.

Fisher’s body was flown to a Los Angeles hospital.

Fisher was diagnosed with dementia and died in Los Angeles, according to her rep.

She was a prolific author, screenwriter, producer and director.

Fisher, whose last movie was the 1979 Star Wars prequel, Rebel Without a Cause, was a pioneer of women’s rights and the mother of two sons.

She received numerous awards and nominations, including Best Actress for her performance in Princess Leia.

Fisher became a household name after she appeared in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, the first movie in the reboot of the original Star Wars trilogy.

She also starred in the 1980s TV series Battlestar Galactica, with her daughter, actor Zoe Saldana.

She died in Beverly Hills, California, in a Los Feliz home.

Her funeral was scheduled for Tuesday.

She will be interred with her father in Hollywood.

Fisher had been battling dementia since late November, according for her family.

She is survived by her husband, the late John Williams, her daughter Jodie Foster and her daughter Mara Fisher.

Fisher made her first appearance on the big screen as Princess Leia, a role she played for nine years.

She won a Golden Globe for best supporting actress in 1984 for her role in the film.

Fisher appeared in eight more films before she retired in 1998, the last two as Leia.