Now that Carrie Fisher has revealed her on-set and behind-the-scenes romance with Star Wars co-star Harrison Ford, people are curious about Fisher’s dating timeline. While the star has never been married, she has gone steady with several men in the entertainment industry.
Carrie Fisher recently revealed the truth behind long-time suspicions surrounding her relationship with Star Wars (1977) co-star, Harrison Ford. She admitted to People magazine that she had an enjoyable and “intense” affair with the star during the filming of the sci-fi blockbuster. Fisher was 19 at the time, while Ford was 33 and the Princess Leia actress said the affair went on for three months. “It was Han and Leia during the week, and Carrie and Harrison during the weekend,” she said. While Han Solo and Princess Leia had their on-screen romance, the actors behind the characters continued their affair until the shooting for the film ceased. The news has caused people to ask, who is Carrie Fisher dating now? Everything you need to know about the world-renowned actress’ love life will be revealed in our Carrie Fisher dating timeline. Check out the chart below to find out!
|Harrison Ford (Affair)||During the filming of Star Wars, Fisher had an ongoing affair with her co-star Harrison Ford, beginning in 1976. Like many celebrity couples, the pair became infatuated with each other while working on the film. At that time Ford was still married to Mary Marquardt, with whom he had two children. He and his wife divorced in 1979.|
|Paul Simon (Dated)||Fisher dated Paul Simon of Simon & Garfunkel, from 1977 until 1980. After their breakup, they got back together and were married from August 1983 to July 1984. They divorced after a year of marriage, but began dating again afterwards. Simon’s song “Hearts and Bones” is about his relationship with Fisher.|
|Dan Aykroyd (Engaged)||Canadian-American actor, producer, screenwriter, musician and actor Dan Aykroyd proposed to Fisher while they were on the set of The Blues Brothers (1980). This was during the time when her and Simon were on a break. Fisher accepted the request and they had a brief engagement, until she reconciled with Simon.|
|Bryan Lourd (Dated, with Child)||After things were over for good between her and Simon, she began a relationship with Creative Artists Agency principal and talent agent, Bryan Lourd. They had one child together, Billie Catherine Lourd (born in 1992). Their relationship ended when Lourd left Fisher to begin a relationship with a man. Although Fisher and Lourd were never married, she often referred to him as her second husband in interviews.|
|James Blunt (Rumors)||Rumors surfaced around 2003 of Fisher having a relationship with musician, James Blunt. While he was working on his Back to Bedlam album, he spent a lot of time at Fisher’s residence. When asked by Vanity Fair if the duo were in a sexual relationship she replied, “Absolutely not, but I did become his therapist. This boy has seen awful stuff. You know, he comes from a long line of soldiers dating back to the 10th century. He was a captain, a reconnaissance soldier. I became James’ therapist. So it would have been unethical to sleep with my patient.”|
If you’ve been wondering who Carrie Fisher’s husband is as of 2016, the Wishful Drinking author is not presently married.