Billie Catherine Lourd (born July 17, 1992) is an American actress, daughter of Carrie Fisher and granddaughter of Debbie Reynolds. She is known for her role as Sadie "Chanel #3" Swenson in Scream Queens.


Lourd was born July 17, 1992, in Los Angeles, California, the only child of actress Carrie Fisher and talent agent Bryan Lourd. Lourd is the granddaughter of actress Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher, and the niece of Todd FisherJoely Fisher, and Tricia Leigh Fisher, all of whom have worked in show business. She has a sister, Ava, from her father's marriage to Bruce Bozzi, who her father legally adopted.From her mother's side, she is of Russian Jewish and Scots-Irish descent. Her godmother is actress Meryl Streep. Writer Bruce Wagner is Lourd's godfather.

Lourd studied psychology at New York University, graduating in 2014. Lourd played the role of Lieutenant Connix in the new Star Wars trilogy sequel films "The Force Awakens" and "The Last Jedi". In 2015, Lourd was cast in the Fox horror-comedy series Scream Queens, co-starring Emma Roberts. She had a role in the American biographical crime-drama film Billionaire Boys Club, once again alongside Emma Roberts.  Lourd played the enigmatic Gigi in Booksmart, a high school comedy film directed by Olivia Wilde and released in 2019.

Work on American Horror Story

She joined American Horror Story for its seventh installment, subtitled Cult, as main character Winter Anderson. She returned for the eighth installment, subtitled Apocalypse, as Mallory, and the ninth season, 1984, as Montana Duke. In February, Ryan Murphy confirmed her return for Season 10.








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