Mark Hamill pays tribute to his late ‘space sis’ Carrie Fisher on the occasion of her posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
They portrayed the most famous twins in sci-fi movie history across five films together.
The veteran actor, 69, shared a touching gallery of photos of the pair, along with her new star to Instagram.
On Saturday: Mark Hamill paid homage to his late Star Wars costar Carrie Fisher, on the occasion of her receipt of a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
The throwback images showed one of the pair in their youth leaning in for a kiss on the lips, while another was more recent, with Carrie flipping the bird to the camera.
‘I congratulate & salute of 38 new #HollywoodWalkOfFame honorees- Welcome to the neighborhood!’ Hamill wrote in the caption.
‘Much love & a very special 1-finger salute to the incomparable, hilarious & irreverent force of nature that was my space sis Carrie Fisher. ❤️’ he added.
‘Much love & a very special 1-finger salute to the incomparable, hilarious & irreverent force of nature that was my space sis Carrie Fisher’ Hamill wrote in the caption
‘Her star will blaze from here to eternity,’ Mark concluded, adding a pair of star emojis.
He also shared the sweet missive to his Twitter account.
Mark and Carrie, of course, were both cast in the 1977 film Star Wars: A New Hope, as Luke and Leia, respectively.
Icon: Mark, along with Carrie, was cast in the 1977 film Star Wars: A New Hope; seen here as Luke Skywalker in Star Wars Episode VIII: The Force Awakens in 2015
They went on to reprise the roles in two successful sequels in 1980 and 1983, before again portraying the clandestine twins in later sequels beginning with 2015‘s Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Tragically, Fisher died after suffering cardiac arrest on a flight home to Los Angeles from production on Star Wars in London in December 2016, before she could complete work on the final trilogy.
The writer and actress’s famous mother Debbie Reynolds died two days later.
Tragically: Fisher died after suffering cardiac arrest on a flight to Los Angeles from London in December 2016, before she could complete work on the final trilogy; seen in October 2019
Carrie passed away at the age of 60, and is survived by her daughter Billie Lourd.
Earlier this week, a whole host of stars were announced as part of The Hollywood Walk of Fame Class of 2022 honors, including Just Mercy actor Michael B. Jordan, Macaulay Culkin, Avril Lavigne and DJ Khaled.
Late rapper Nipsey Hussle will be joining Carrie in receiving a posthumous star.