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Farrah Leni Fawcett
Corpus Christi, TX
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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
, 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
, 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
co-stars Kate Jackson and Jaclyn Smith for a tribute to
creator Aaron Spelling at the 58th Primetime Emmy Awards in 2006.
Final TV project was
, a 2009 documentary Fawcett produced and appeared in.
Farrah Fawcett Relationships:
Jim Fawcett - Father
Ryan O'Neal - Fiancé
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
Attended University of Texas, Austin, TX
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