This section contains several documentaries on Farrah Fawcett's career as well as her battle with cancer.
Farrah Fawcett: American Pop-Culture Icon/Full Documentary/Biography
FF Fact: During one of her 1983 performances in Extremities--a Broadway play about women turning the tables on a male home invader—one of Farrah’s male stalkers interrupted the show to ask whether she had received his correspondence. Nothing came of it thanks to Fawcett’s firm resolve.
This Is Farrah Fawcett, a two-hour ABC News documentary about the life of the late actress, aired on May 23rd, 2019. It averaged 5.78 million viewers and a 0.7 rating among adults 18-49, the best on the broadcast networks in both measures.
Farrah Fawcett: Biography
FF Fact: Despite her early exit from Charlie’s Angels, Farrah was contractually obligated to continue in a guest capacity. ABC contracted Fawcett to perform six guest spots between 1978 and 1980. On a more regular basis, Fawcett was replaced by actress Cheryl Ladd, who would play Kris Munroe, the kid sister to Fawcett’s Jill.
Farrah Fawcett: All of Me Biography
FF Fact: Farrah played the lead role in the American thriller film ‘Extremities’ which also starred Alfred Woodard, Diana Scarwid and James Russo. It was adapted from the controversial but successful 1982 play of the same name by William Mastrosimone.
Farrah Fawcett: An Intimate Portrait
FF Fact: Fawcett’s first name was improvised. Her mother named her “Farrah” simply because it would sound nice in front of the name “Fawcett.”
Farrah Fawcett 20/20 Special
FF Quote: "Stardom is probably like having a baby. No matter how much someone tries to prepare you for it, it's always a big surprise."
Farrah's Story 2009
"Farrah's Story" chronicles Farrah Fawcett's two and a half year battle with cancer. Shot with her own video camera, the intensely intimate and emotional footage served as Farrah's video diary in which she not only shared her thoughts and feelings but also her treatments in the U.S. and the alternative therapies she sought in Germany.
NBC News' "Dateline", originally aired "Farrah's Story" on May 15, 2009, drawing in 9 million viewers. The show went on to be rerun numerous times, including this May 23, 2009 MSNBC broadcast.