Billie Lourd Remembers Mom Carrie Fisher on Her Birthday

Mark Hamill, William Shatner and Kevin Smith also pay tribute to “Star Wars” icon

Last Updated: October 21, 2017 @ 9:11 PM

Billie Lourd paid homage to her famous mother, Carrie Fisher, on what would have been the “Star Wars” actress’ 61st birthday Saturday with a throwback photo from her childhood and an emoji-filled message.

“Happy Birthday, Momby,” said the Instagram post that was accompanied by a picture of the mother-and-daughter stars wearing matching nightgowns when Billie was a little girl.

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Fisher’s friends, family  and a whole lot of “Star Wars” fans followed suit with tributes of their own.

“Happy Birthday Carrie Fish, I lovaly you Baba. I also miss you very much, Love Tafish. It seemed like only yesterday,” her little brother, Todd wrote on Facebook.

Happy Birthday, your Highness! #carriefisher forever…

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Fisher died on Dec. 27 last year after she suffered a heart attack while on a flight from London to Los Angeles. Lourd’s grandmother, Debbie Reynolds, died one day after Fisher passed at the age of 84.

In an interview with her “American Horror Story: Cult” costar, Sarah Paulson, for Town & Country, Lourd remembered Fisher as someone who always found “the funny” in life.

“If life’s not funny, then it’s just true — and that would be unacceptable,” Lourd said of her mother’s philosophy. “Even when she died, that was what got me through that whole thing. When Debbie died the next day, I could just picture her saying, ‘Well, she’s upstaging me once again, of course — she had to.'”


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