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Also Known As: Died: June 25, 2009
Born: February 2, 1947 Cause of Death: anal cancer
Birth Place: Corpus Christi, Texas, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Began modeling career as an undergraduate
1967:
Moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting career
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Appeared as a contestant on "The Dating Game"
1969:
First TV appearances in "I Dream of Jeannie" (NBC)
1969:
Made feature acting debut in "Love Is a Funny Thing"
1970:
Played a small role in the outrageous sex farce, "Myra Breckinridge"
1971:
Had featured role in the ABC movie, "The Feminist and the Fuzz"
1973:
Co-starred in the ABC TV-movie, "The Great American Beauty Contest"
1974:
Guest-starred in four episodes of "The Six Million Dollar Man" (ABC)
1976:
Debuted as series regular Jill Munroe on the ABC series, "Charlie's Angels"; left after one season and replaced by Cheryl Ladd (who portrayed Jill's younger sister Kris)
1976:
Released best-selling swimsuit poster that went on to sell a still-unrivaled 12 million copies
1978:
Played first leading role in a feature film in "Somebody Killed Her Husband"
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Made stage debut as Jill in "Butterflies Are Free" at the Burt Reynolds Dinner Theater in Jupiter, FL
1983:
Made Off-Broadway debut in "Extremities"
1984:
Earned critical praise as a battered wife in "The Burning Bed" (NBC); garnered first Emmy nomination
1986:
Played the title role in "Nazi Hunter: The Beate Klarsfeld Story" (ABC)
1989:
Returned to feature films to appear in "See You in the Morning"
1989:
Had lead in the ABC miniseries, "Small Sacrifices"; received second Emmy nomination
1989:
Played lead in biopic "Margaret Bourke-White" (TNT)
1991:
Starred opposite Ryan O'Neal in the short-lived CBS sitcom, "Good Sports"
1994:
Co-starred in the above average TV-movie, "The Substitute Wife" (NBC)
1995:
Received star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
1995:
Returned to features after a six-year absence, co-starring with Chevy Chase in "Man of the House"
1995:
Posed for <i>Playboy</i> magazine
1996:
Had lead role in the Western "Dalva" (ABC)
1997:
Appeared in the pay-per-view special, "Farrah Fawcett: All of Me"; later released on video
1997:
Received critical praise for her role as Robert Duvall's straying spouse in "The Apostle"
1997:
Posed for a second time in <i>Playboy</i> magazine at age 50
2000:
Cast as Richard Gere's disturbed wife in "Dr. T & the Women"
2000:
Starred opposite Sam Shepard as a middle-aged married couple in the TNT movie, "Baby"
2001:
Had leading role as the mother of a Downs Syndrome child in "Jewel" (CBS)
2001:
Played the recurring role of Judge Simmons in the ABC sitcom, "Spin City"
2002:
Had a recurring role on the CBS series, "The Guardian"; earned an Emmy nomination for her Guest-Starring role
2004:
Cast in the comedy "The Cookout"; scripted by and co-starring Queen Latifah
2005:
Appeared as herself in the reality series, "Chasing Farrah" (TV Land)
2009:
Documented her on-going battle with cancer in the television documentary "Farrah's Story" (NBC); earned a posthumous Emmy nomination for Outstanding Nonfiction Special

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