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Farrah Fawcett

Farrah Fawcett
Photo: ABC Television / Public domain / Wikimedia Commons

Birth Date

February 2, 1947


June 25, 2009


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



5 ft 7 in | 170 cm

Body Measurements

36-24-35 in | 91-61-89 cm


61 kg | 135 pounds

Bra Size


Shoe size

8 US | 38 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Farrah Leni Fawcett was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, United States, on February 2, 1947, was an American actress and model.

Young Farrah Fawcett started her career as a model in commercials, at the age of 21.

She signed contract with Screen Gems in 1968.

She made her big screen debut in French romantic drama movie Love Is a Funny Thing (1969) in role as Patricia, opposite Jean-Paul Belmondo.

Her breakthrough performance came as Jill Munroe in ABC crime drama television series Charlie's Angels (1976–1980), for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.

She played Marjorie in off Broadway play "Extremities" (1982–1983).

Best Movies

Saturn 3 (1980) science fiction opposite Kirk Douglas and Harvey Keitel

The Cannonball Run (1981) comedy action with Burt Reynolds and Jackie Chan

Extremities (1986) thriller opposite Alfre Woodard

The Apostle (1997) drama with Robert Duvall and Billy Bob Thornton

Myra Breckinridge (1970) comedy opposite Mae West and Raquel Welch

Man of the House (1995) comedy with Chevy Chase

See You in the Morning (1989) romantic comedy with Jeff Bridge and Drew Barrymore

Dr. T & the Women (2000) romantic comedy opposite Richard Gere and Helen Hunt

TV Shows

She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Francine Hughes in crime drama television movie The Burning Bed (1984).

She was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress for her roles as Beate Klarsfeld in biographical drama film Nazi Hunter: The Beate Klarsfeld Story (1986) and as Barbara Hutton in television biographical drama Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (1987).

She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Diane Downs in television crime drama movie Small Sacrifices (1989).

She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her performance as Mary Gressler in television drama series The Guardian (2002-2003).

She played Sue Ingham in private detective series Harry O (1974–1976).

She portrayed Gayle Roberts in sitcom Good Sports (1991).


Graduated from W. B. Ray High School in Corpus Christi.

Attended the University of Texas (1965-1968).

Had older sister, Diane.

Had a Irish, Lebanese, French, English and Choctaw Native American ancestry.

Farrah red swimsuit poster became the best selling pin-up poster in history, Pro Arts company sold over 12 million copies.

She was six time Golden Globe Award nominee and four time for Emmy Award.

Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7057 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California in 1995.

Was best friends with Alana Stewart.

Was a huge fan of Van Morrison.

Fawcett died on June 25, 2009, Santa Monica, California, United States, at the age of 62.


She was married to Lee Majors (1973-1982).


Has been in relationship with Ryan O'Neal (1979–1997; 2001–2009) they had a son, Redmond James Fawcett-O'Neal.

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