Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill named Disney Legends
The STAR WARS stars become Disney Legends in an emotional ceremony. Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill, Princess Leia Organa and Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars saga, were both named Disney Legends in a ceremony at D23 Expo today. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Disney Legends Awards, given to those who've made a significant impact on the Disney legacy.
Fisher and Hamill were honored alongside Marvel masterminds Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg, and others.
"Carrie has been an iconic part of the Star Wars franchise from the very beginning, and she will always hold very special place in our hearts and in the hearts of fans around the world," said Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger, who hosted the event. "We all miss her talent, her wit, and her friendship."
12th July 2017