Princess Leia caught our eye, but Carrie Fisher stole our hearts. She was outspoken, eccentric, and downright witty. Here are 14 better ways to remember Carrie Fisher than from that gold bikini. 

AT A GLANCE CARRIE FISHER She saw her dad on TV more than in person. Her mother Debbie Reynolds raised her, but her father Eddie Fisher checked in from time to time. CRACKED.COM

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AT A GLANCE CARRIE FISHER She was told to lose 10 pounds after being cast as Princess Leia She joked, Well, I weighed about 105 at the time, but to BE fair, I carried about fifty of those pounds in my face! CRACKED.COM

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AT A GLANCE CARRIE FISHER George Lucas told her, There's no underwear in space. Per Lucas's direction, instead of a bra, Carrie Fisher wore gaffers tape while in costume. CRACKED.COM

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AT A GLANCE CARRIE FISHER Carrie Fisher was briefly married to Paul Simon. She grew up a fan of his music. Fisher wrote, As a teen, it was just him and Joni Mitchell. CRACKED.COM

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AT A GLANCE CARRIE FISHER Carrie Fisher wrote four novels. Her first novel Postcards from the Edge was turned into a movie starring Meryl Streep and Shirley MacLaine. CRACKED.COM

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