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A look back at Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia in 'Star Wars'

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Forever a princess

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Forever a princess

Carrie Fisher's daughter has confirmed in a statement to People magazine that Fisher died Monday after suffering a heart attack mid-flight last week.

Fans, of course, are shocked and deeply saddened by her death. In remembrance, we're sharing some of her iconic moments as Princess Leia in the Star Wars franchise.

Originally published September 2010. Updated December 2016.

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Her 'Return of the Jedi' bikini

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Her 'Return of the Jedi' bikini

That bikini has made Fisher the object of every young boy's fantasies since 1983.

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Leia and Chewy

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Leia and Chewy

Two of Star Wars' most beloved characters.

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The buns

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The buns

Arguably one of the most famous movie hairstyles of all time.

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Leia with the good hair

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Leia with the good hair

Princess Leia may have been a enslaved by Jabba the Hutt, but Fisher still looked glamorous.

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Don't mess with Leia

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Don't mess with Leia

Kicking ass and taking names in 1980s The Empire Strikes Back.

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Breaking free

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Breaking free

Fisher's Leia was always way before her time. 

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Feminist hero

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Feminist hero

In a late '70s/early '80s world where women were usually just props, Leia was in on the action.

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She knew how to handle a weapon

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She knew how to handle a weapon

Fisher's iconic, kick-butt performances will be remembered forever.

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