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 Chanel #3 (Sadie Swenson) in Scream Queens. She joined American Horror Story for its seventh installment, subtitled Cult as main character Winter Anderson. She was also confirmed to return for the upcoming eighth installment, so far without a title disclosed.[1]


Lourd was born in Los Angeles, California, the only child of actress Carrie Fisher and talent agent Bryan Lourd. 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.


  • The seventh season of American Horror Story will be the second time that Billie Lourd works in a Ryan Murphy's series and the third time she will star alongside Emma Roberts.
  • She is one of the six actors to work on both American Horror Story and Scream Queens. The others are Cathy Marks, Colton Haynes, Dalton E. Gray, Emma Roberts and Skyler Samuels.



  1. 1.0 1.1 "Billie Lourd To Return To ‘American Horror Story’ For Season 8, Joins ‘Booksmart’ Movie"