| Princess Leia is a fictional
character in the Star Wars universe. She is portrayed by actress Carrie
Fisher in A New Hope The Empire Strikes Back Return of the Jedi and The
Star Wars Holiday Special. Aiden Barton appeared as an infant Leia in
Revenge of the Sith. Ann Sachs provided the voice of Leia in the 1980s
radio dramas of the original Star Wars trilogy.
She is one of the main protagonists of the original Star Wars trilogy.
In Return of the Jedi, it is revealed that she is the twin sister of
Luke Skywalker, and thus the daughter of Darth Vader. In the Star Wars
prequel films, her mother is identified as Padmé Amidala.
Her adoptive father is Bail Organa, the head of Alderaan's royal family
and a supporting character in the prequels; in later Star Wars
literature she marries Han Solo, her romantic interest in the original
In 2008, Princess Leia was selected by Empire Magazine as one of The
100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time