Carrie Fisher will always be Princess Leia Organa from Star Wars, the platonic love of many since 1977. The wonderful actress is not the dove herself, but the character. The big star has shown that he can also cast his magic on television, as he did in Sex and the City.
Let’s face it, Carrie Fisher didn’t have to do anything else after her role as Leia Organa in Star Wars franchise. With the unprecedented success of George Luke’s films, the late actress and writer was able to choose his plans carefully.
The comedian had an impeccable sense of humor, which he could not show in the serious role of Princess Leia, but it was manifested through his actions in the movies of friends. Carrie Fisher cuts her comedies in Dan Aykroyd’s The Blue Brothers, opposite Chevy Chase in Under the Arch, and the horror comedy The ‘Burbs, to name a few. Fisher has also ventured into the small screen, doing one-off jobs on shows like Frasier and Sex and the City.
HBO’s Sex and the City had its share of cameos, including Sarah Michelle Gellar, David Duchovny, and Justin Theroux in its first run. With so many actors wanting to appear on one of the most beloved ’90s shows, it’s easy to overlook the appearance of Carrie Fisher opposite Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker).
In Season 3, Episode 14 of the series Sex and the City, aptly titled “Sex and the City Another,” the legendary four travel to Los Angeles. After turning away from a party on the other side, Carrie meets Keith Travers (Vince Vaughn), who takes her to a party and puts her in bed on the premise that he is a Hollywood agent whose clients include Matt Damon.
Carrie Fisher appeared in Sex and the City 26 years after Star Wars as an established star
Carrie Fisher plays herself in Sex and the City
Carrie Fisher appears the next morning, discussing Keith’s deception. It turns out that Keith is the personal assistant of Carrie Fisher and the house she plays in belongs to her, not Keith, who is clearly not doing well. A nude Carrie Bradshaw introduces herself to a fisherman, trying to diffuse the awkward encounter by joking, “I’m Carrie, you’re Carrie,” and insists that they’re both writers. The fisherman ignores her, before Bradshaw sees his exit.
Watching Vince Vaughn as Carrie Fisher in Sex and the City provided a hilarious insight into life inside the industry, but her later role as a ’70s feminist writer, in 30 Rock, is often remembered as one of Fisher’s funniest roles on screen.