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Billie Lourd observes Star Wars Day with tribute to late mother Carrie Fisher

Billie Lourd observes Star Wars Day with a tribute to late mother Carrie Fisher, who played the iconic Princess Leia

Billie Lourd honored her late mother Carrie Fisher, who played Princess Leia in the Star Wars anthology, on Saturday, marking May 4 Star Wars Day.

The 26-year-old actress posted a shot of herself and her mother with a caption of emojis honoring the nostalgic celebration that plays on the date and a key line throughout the Star Wars anthology, ‘May the force be with you.’ 

Fisher died at 60 on December 27 at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, four days after she had a heart attack on a December 23, 2016 flight from London to Los Angeles. 

In her heart: Billie Lourd, 26, honored her late mother Carrie Fisher, who played Princess Leia in the Star Wars anthology, on Saturday, which marked Star Wars Day: May the 4th Be With You

In her heart: Billie Lourd, 26, honored her late mother Carrie Fisher, who played Princess Leia in the Star Wars anthology, on Saturday, which marked Star Wars Day: May the 4th Be With You

Her mother and Billie’s grandmother, Singin’ in the Rain star Debbie Reynolds, died after a stroke December 28 as she was planning Fisher’s memorial.

Lourd, who’s been seen on Scream Queens and American Horror Story, took to the site Friday with a childhood shot of herself and her mom with Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew – who passed away Thursday. 

Cherished memories: Lourd posted a childhood shot of herself and her mom with Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew, who passed away Thursday

Cherished memories: Lourd posted a childhood shot of herself and her mom with Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew, who passed away Thursday 

Icon: Fisher was seen in this still from the initial Star Wars film released in 1977

Icon: Fisher was seen in this still from the initial Star Wars film released in 1977

Classic: Mark Hamill, Fisher and Harrison Ford are seen in this shot from Star Wars

Classic: Mark Hamill, Fisher and Harrison Ford are seen in this shot from Star Wars 

On the move: The trio was pictured with classic Star Wars characters Chewbacca (played by the late Peter Mayhew) and CP-30 (played by Anthony Daniels) in this shot from 1983's Return of the Jedi

On the move: The trio was pictured with classic Star Wars characters Chewbacca (played by the late Peter Mayhew) and CP-30 (played by Anthony Daniels) in this shot from 1983’s Return of the Jedi

No bargain: The Leia character found herself chained to Jabba the Hutt in Return of the Jedi

No bargain: The Leia character found herself chained to Jabba the Hutt in Return of the Jedi 

Daily Mail UK

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