Farrah Fawcett

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Farrah Leni Fawcett
  • Birth Place: Corpus Christi, TX
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/02/1947, Aquarius
  • Date of Death: 06/25/2009
  • Profession: Actor; model
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Farrah Fawcett Fast Facts:
  • Voted Most Beautiful Student in high school.
  • Was a contestant on The Dating Game in the 1960s.
  • Made her film debut in 1969 in Love Is a Funny Thing.
  • Best known for her role as Jill Monroe on Charlie's Angels, though Fawcett left the show after the first season, breaking her contract and spurring a lawsuit.
  • Turned down the lead in the 1978 mystery-comedy Foul Play, which became a hit for Goldie Hawn and Chevy Chase.
  • Posed for Playboy in 1995, the same year she earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • Reunited with her Angels co-stars Kate Jackson and Jaclyn Smith for a tribute to Angels creator Aaron Spelling at the 58th Primetime Emmy Awards in 2006.
  • Final TV project was Farrah's Story, a 2009 documentary Fawcett produced and appeared in.
  • Farrah Fawcett Relationships:
  • Jim Fawcett - Father
  • Ryan O'Neal - FiancĂ©
  • Lee Majors - Ex-husband
  • Pauline Alice Fawcett - Mother
  • Jan Fawcett - Cousin
  • Redmond O'Neal - Son
  • Diane Walls - Sister
  • Farrah Fawcett Awards:
  • 1990 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1988 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1990 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Special - Nominee
  • 1977 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1987 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 2009 Emmy: Outstanding Nonfiction Special - Nominee
  • 1987 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1977 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Female Performer in a New TV Program - Winner
  • 1985 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 2003 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1985 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended University of Texas, Austin, TX

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