How old was Carrie Fisher when Return of the Jedi?
How old was Carrie in Star Wars?
Fisher was only 19 when she first starred as Princess Leia in 1977’s Star Wars, cast in part because of her confident presence as the daughter of singer Eddie Fisher and actress Debbie Reynolds.
How old was Harrison Ford in Return of the Jedi?
With those dates set, Ford would have been 39 years old during filming of Return of the Jedi, and in all the scenes in the finished film. He was 40 when the movie was actually released, however.