Leia Organa (born Leia Amidala Skywalker), better known as Princess Leia (English: Princess Leia), is a fictional character in the Star Warssaga, played by Carrie Fisher. Leia is the twin sister of Luke Skywalker. Her parents are Padmé Amidala and Anakin Skywalker and her foster father is Bail Organa.
Leia and Luke are born in Revenge of the Sith just after Emperor Palpatine has seized power and founded the Galactic Empire . Their father, Anakin, is just switched to the dark side and their mother Padmé Amidala dies in childbirth.
To Luke and Leia to keep out of the hands of the Emperor, Luke is housed at their aunt and uncle on the planet Tatooine. Leia is adopted by senator Bail Organa and his wife, who wanted to have a child for quite some time.
Leia is not aware of her real origin. She follows in the footsteps of her foster father and ends up in politics. As a representative of the planet Alderaan is the youngestsenator ever in the Imperial Senate. As a senator she performs a number of diplomatic missions from which covers help for supply missions by the rebels who are in rebellion against the Empire. On one of her missions explains Leia hand on plans for the Death Star, a powerful weapon from the Empire. Her foster father sends her with these plans and the robots R2-D2 and C-3PO on search for Obi-Wan Kenobi, can help that their a over as Anakin Skywalker in the fight against the Empire.
In A New Hope is told how Leia is taken captive while they perform this mission. She has just barely the chance to withdraw a message by R2-D2 robots and she gives the command to deliver this message to Obi-Wan Kenobi. Despite torture and the sight of her planet that is destroyed by the Death Star, where she has hidden the plans Leia keeps secret. She is liberated by Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Chewbacca, still ignorant to the fact that Luke is her brother. Together with the rebels is destroyed the Death Star .
In The Empire Strikes Back, when the rebels on the planet Hoth Leia are attacked by the Imperial Army, take the initiative in the evacuation of the base. Along with Han Solo and Chewbacca escape them in the Millennium Falcon. While they seek shelter in a asteroid belt and repair the vehicle there are Han and Leia in love with each other. They think to find shelter in the BespinCloud City, but are betrayed by Lando Calrissian, a former friend of Han Solo. Han Solo is captured and extradited to Bounty Hunter Boba Fett. Later converted again to the rebels and Lando helps Leia and Chewbacca with rescuing Luke Skywalker.
In Return of the Jedi try to rescue Han Solo, Leia is captured and held as a slave but by Jabba the Hutt. She and Han Solo are rescued by Luke. Leia kills Jabba with her own necklace. At the mission to the power plant on the Moon of Endor to destroy the rest of the group gets lost and Leia becomes friends with the Ewoks. Help her diplomatic skills to convince the Ewoks to help the rebels. Soon after, she gets by Luke to hear that they are brother and sister and that Darth Vader is their father.
During the fighting at the power plant, touch Leia slightly injured. She shows also be sensitive to the force (The Force) when they are her brothers presence can ' feel '.At the end of the battle of Endor , the Rebels won. The Emperor is destroyed by Darth Vader himself. Her father had a leftover goodness and appears for Leia and her brother Luke and mind together with the Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi and Yoda. The Sith and the Galactic Empire are no more. Finally there will be peace in the universe.
In Return of the Jedi Princess Leia wore an iconic garment, called ' "metal bikini", while she was a slave of Jabba the Hutt. Her dress consisted of a brass bra that behind the neck was attached, a body of two brass plates, a red loincloth from silk and leather boots. Costume designer Aggie Guerard Rodgers was according to the design for Leia's bikini inspired by the drawings of the American fantasy and science fiction artist Frank Frazetta.
The metal bikini was a sharp contrast to the long white costumes that Leia Organa wore in the previous movies. After the release of the film was Carrie Fisher-and by extension, Leia Organa-a cult-sex symbol. 
In the books that play itself after Return of the Jedi marries Leia with Han Solo and they get 3 children: Jacen, Jaina and Anakin. There she is a child of Anakin Skywalker, she can also use the power a little. Therefore she learns in the Expanded Universe a lightsaber to handle.
|Cliegg Lars||Shmi Skywalker|
|Owen Lars||Anakin Skywalker||Padmé Amidala||Bail Organa|
|Luke Skywalker||Mara Jade||Han Solo||Leia Organa|
|Ben Skywalker||Jaina Solo||Jacen Solo||Tenel Ka||Anakin Solo|