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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
Moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting career
Appeared as a contestant on "The Dating Game"
First TV appearances in "I Dream of Jeannie" (NBC)
Made feature acting debut in "Love Is a Funny Thing"
Played a small role in the outrageous sex farce, "Myra Breckinridge"
Had featured role in the ABC movie, "The Feminist and the Fuzz"
Co-starred in the ABC TV-movie, "The Great American Beauty Contest"
Guest-starred in four episodes of "The Six Million Dollar Man" (ABC)
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)
Released best-selling swimsuit poster that went on to sell a still-unrivaled 12 million copies
Played first leading role in a feature film in "Somebody Killed Her Husband"
Made stage debut as Jill in "Butterflies Are Free" at the Burt Reynolds Dinner Theater in Jupiter, FL
Made Off-Broadway debut in "Extremities"
Earned critical praise as a battered wife in "The Burning Bed" (NBC); garnered first Emmy nomination
Played the title role in "Nazi Hunter: The Beate Klarsfeld Story" (ABC)
Returned to feature films to appear in "See You in the Morning"
Had lead in the ABC miniseries, "Small Sacrifices"; received second Emmy nomination
Played lead in biopic "Margaret Bourke-White" (TNT)
Starred opposite Ryan O'Neal in the short-lived CBS sitcom, "Good Sports"
Co-starred in the above average TV-movie, "The Substitute Wife" (NBC)
Received star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Returned to features after a six-year absence, co-starring with Chevy Chase in "Man of the House"
Posed for <i>Playboy</i> magazine
Had lead role in the Western "Dalva" (ABC)
Appeared in the pay-per-view special, "Farrah Fawcett: All of Me"; later released on video
Received critical praise for her role as Robert Duvall's straying spouse in "The Apostle"
Posed for a second time in <i>Playboy</i> magazine at age 50
Cast as Richard Gere's disturbed wife in "Dr. T & the Women"
Starred opposite Sam Shepard as a middle-aged married couple in the TNT movie, "Baby"
Had leading role as the mother of a Downs Syndrome child in "Jewel" (CBS)
Played the recurring role of Judge Simmons in the ABC sitcom, "Spin City"
Had a recurring role on the CBS series, "The Guardian"; earned an Emmy nomination for her Guest-Starring role
Cast in the comedy "The Cookout"; scripted by and co-starring Queen Latifah
Appeared as herself in the reality series, "Chasing Farrah" (TV Land)
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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