Carrie Fisher’s Frenchie Pays Tribute In Star Wars Movie Promotion

It’s been nearly a year since actress Carrie Fisher passed away, and in a touching tribute to the star, her beloved dog, Gary, has a cameo role in her last movie, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.”


When Carrie Fisher died last year, the world mourned the loss of it’s beloved Princess Leia. None mourned more perhaps, though, than her service dog and constant-companion Gary. Gary was with Carrie everywhere she went, and Carrie said he was her emotional rock.


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Gary now resides with Carrie’s assistant, Corby McCoin, but still pays tribute to his dearly-missed mama in the most unique way–a cameo appearance in her last film, Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The movie debuts on December 14, which is about two weeks before the one-year anniversary of her death.


A Star Wars fan-extraordinaire recognized Gary in a promotional picture that was printed in Empire Magazine, and tweeted director Rian Johnson for confirmation.


@rianjohnson we @FanthaTracks want to know if you can confirm this cute little creature is in pic.twitter.com/0if7XRiqog


— clair henry (@irishgeekgirl) December 6, 2017


Surprisingly, Johnson tweeted back, confirming indeed that the odd-little alien character was Gary, and was paying tribute to his mistress.


YES! Wow, good eyes.


— Rian Johnson (@rianjohnson) December 6, 2017


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Fans still keep up with Gary on his Instagram account, and are now very much looking forward to seeing his mama in her last movie.

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