Carrie Fisher, famed for her success that includes her legendary role in "Star Wars," is reportedly spending Christmas in the intensive care unit of a hospital following a sudden and terrifying heart attack. Some reports are alleging that Fisher is kept alive by a ventilator, according to the Independent.

Carrie Fisher suffers sudden heart failure on plane

The actress' heart reportedly stopped during a long (11 hours total) transatlantic flight. Now 60, Carrie Fisher is described as "being kept alive by a ventilator in Los Angeles' UCLA Medical Center," according to the media outlet. Watching over the actress are her daughter, Billie Lourd, along with close friends, and her beloved dog, a French bulldog named Gary.

The Daily Mail also reported that the "Star Wars" actress suffered a "massive" heart attack on the plane, noting that a call made by the pilot "revealed that Fisher was kept alive with CPR administered by a fellow passenger." Carrie Fischer reportedly had "stopped breathing for about 10 minutes." Her concerned brother Todd revealed that there is "no good or bad news" from the physicians amid some reports describing Fisher as "breathing through a ventilator."

'Star Wars' cast send best wishes to ailing actress

Carrie Fisher is not lacking in prayers, however. Time magazine reported that the cast of "Star Wars" is united in wishing the famed actress their best wishes for her health, along with other current and former celebrities who worked with Fisher.

And her brother kept his request to the world about his sister simple and succinct.

"If everyone could just pray for her that would be good,” summed up Carrie's sibling, who noted that although he understand that some were speculating about her condition, "now is not the time for that."

Among those celebrities who worked with Carrie Fisher, her "Star Wars" co-star Harrison Ford is particularly well-known.

He described himself as "shocked and saddened" to learn about his "dear friend" and her sudden heart attack," adding that "our thoughts are with Carrie, her family and friends.”

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