Farrah Fawcett Biography

Updated On Jul 23, 2019 Published On Feb 17, 2017
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Date of Birth: 1947 , February-2
Birth Nation: United States
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Farrah Fawcett was an American actress best known for her role in the TV series Charlie’s Angels. She was born on February 2, 1947, in the coastal city of Corpus Christi, Texas. She was the second daughter of Pauline, a homemaker, and Jim Fawcett, an oil field contractor. Farrah attended John J. Pershing Middle School in Houston, Texas, a school which is now the magnet program for fine arts. From 1962-65, Fawcett attended W.B. Ray High School, where she held the title of "Most Beautiful Student" for all four years.

Farrah Fawcett Was best known for her role as Jill Monroe on the TV series 'Charlie’s Angels' (1976), she rocketed to pin-up status when a poster of the red bathing suit-clad actress sold 12 million copies. Her popularity also extended to females as evidenced in salons throughout America that emulated her iconic feathered hairstyle. After Charlie’s Angels, Fawcett starred in multiple film and TV movies, garnering three Emmy nominations. Fawcett died on June 25, 2009, from anal cancer. 

Talking about her personal life she was married to Lee Majors in the year 1973 but later the couple couldn’t handle their relationship and got a divorce in the year 1982 after a 10-year-long relationship.

She was also in a long-term relationship with Ryan O'Neal. They have a son together, Redmond James O'Neal. In 2009, Redmond was arrested for the possession of narcotics.

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Born in Texas

1947

Farrah Fawcett was an American actress best known for her role in the TV series Charlie’s Angels. She was born on February 2, 1947, in the coastal city of Corpus Christi, Texas. She was the second daughter of Pauline, a homemaker, and Jim Fawcett, an oil field contractor. 

Graduation from W.B. Ray High School

1965

Farrah attended John J. Pershing Middle School in Houston, Texas, a school which is now the magnet program for fine arts. From 1962-65, Fawcett attended W.B. Ray High School, where she held the title of "Most Beautiful Student" for all four years.

Married and divorce with Lee Majors

1973

Talking about her personal life she was married to Lee Majors in the year 1973 but later the couple couldn’t handle their relationship and got a divorce in the year 1982 after a 10-year long relationship.

Engaged with Ryan O'Neal

1979

Farrah was also in a long-term relationship with Ryan O'Neal( is an American actor and former boxer). They have a son together, Redmond James O'Neal. In 2009, Redmond was arrested for the possession of narcotics.

She was appeared in I Dream of Jeannie

1968

In 1968, Fawcett landed a guest appearance spot on I Dream of Jeannie. This was followed by another guest slot, on Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law. In 1974, she starred opposite Lee Majors in The Six Million Dollar Man.

Death in Santa Monica, California

2009

 

Fawcett died at age 62 on June 25, 2009, at Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, California, with O'Neal and Stewart by her side.

A private funeral was held in Los Angeles on June 30, 2009, ith her son Redmond permitted to leave his California detention center to attend the funeral, where he gave the first reading. Fawcett is buried at the Westwood Village Memorial Park in Los Angeles