Thursday, June 25, 2009

Farrah Fawcett 1947-2009

It looks that this blog lately has become the bearer of bad news

Farrah Fawcett, known for her role in "Charlie's Angels", countless movies and other TV appearances and the icon of beauty for us who grew in the 1970's, passed away this morning from Cancer. She was 62.

From her website, this was the blurb that was posted:

I am sorry to say our Farrah has passed to a better place and left the pain and confines of her bed behind. She is free to be the woman we all knew and loved. So Few have touched so many. You all keep Fighting the Fight.

Born Mary Farrah Leni Fawcett in Corpus Christi, Texas, she excelled in sports at a young age. She beagn doing tv and print advertising in the 1970's

In 1976 she was cast as Jill Monroe in Charlie's Angels, which became a worldwide phenomenon. Left the series after just one season, being replaced by Cheryl Ladd.

Her movie career tanked, but her television appearances were constant and very rewarding, earning three Emmy nominations.

She was married from 1973 to 1982 To Lee Majors (The Six Million Dollar Man) and was actor Ryan O'Neal's partner from 1979 until her death, having one child, Redmond in 1985.

As a child of the 70's with a Texas sized infatuation with Farrah, this loss is sad.

May she rest in peace.

1 comment:

Sings-With-Spirits said...

Sad, but expected, she'd been ill for a long time and for her death was a release.