Carrie Fisher, the wife of Oscar-winning screenwriter J.J. Abrams, was the last of Hollywood’s legendary mothers to get a child with a man in the Hollywood movie industry.
She was the only female writer to ever get a son, Carrie Fisher Jr. The actor, who died at age 94 in 2012, was married to Abrams for 20 years.
Carrie Fisher died in February 2016.
But her daughter Carrie, who is the first person in the world to receive her child through a paternity guarantee, was born to a man named John David Fisher Jr., the son of actor-director John David and his wife, Marjorie Miller.
Carrie is the only child of John David, Carrie’s second husband, and his first wife, actress Barbara Reynolds.
Carrie’s parents had no children of their own, and the couple raised the daughter as their own.
Carrie Jr. and Fisher Jr met in the 1960s and moved to the United States together.
Fisher Jr went on to work with Abrams on The Wrath of Khan, while Fisher Sr. worked on films like Raiders of the Lost Ark, Raiders of The Lost Ark II and Raiders of Space.
Fisher Sr.’s son, John Fisher Jr, is the author of the forthcoming book Carrie Fisher: An Insider’s Story.
Carrie has had three children, who are all adults.
She is survived by her daughter, actress Marjory Miller, son, actor David Fisher and granddaughter, actress Marina Sirtis.
Carrie and her daughter were married in 1975.
Carrie, whose last name was Fisher, married John David in 1976, but they divorced after only five months of marriage.
Fisher married Reynolds in 1977 and they divorced in 1978.
Fisher’s second wife, Barbara Reynolds, died in 1991.
Fisher is survived in law by her sister, Carrie Jo Fisher, daughter, Marla M. Fisher and son, David Fisher.