Farrah Fawcett Barbie
FF Fact: When producer Aaron Spelling and his partner Leonard Goldberg pitched the idea for Charlie’s Angels to ABC, things didn’t necessarily go well. The network executives Barry Diller and Michael Eisner turned them down, saying that the idea for a series centering around three female characters was “the worst idea they had ever heard.”
Farrah Fawcett's Iconic Swimsuit At Smithsonian (PNJ 9 News)
FF Fact: Farrah’s charity work was extensive. This included supporting the Cancer Society, appearing at the Humanitarian Awards in Media, speaking at anti-domestic violence panels produced by the Show Coalition, and was a board member on the National Advisory Council for the National Domestic Violence Hotline.
ET News: Farrah Fawcett Death
FF Quote: "Stress is what feeds your cancer. Stress is what gives you cancer and then there's the paparazzi giving you stress."
UK TV NEWS reports on Farrah Fawcett's death
FF Fact: Farrah revived her Broadway role in Extremities for the play’s 1986 movie adaptation. She was nominated for a Golden Globe. There were even talks that she would be nominated for an Oscar, but that never happened.
Farrah Fawcett's life from iconic red swimsuit poster to 'Charlie's Angels'
FF Fact: Farrah refused to sign nude photos of herself from her 1980 film Saturn 3. This was her personal policy throughout the 80s—which meant it was quite a shock to see her pose semi-nude in Playboy in December 1995.
Farrah Fawcett Fund Raiser
FF Fact: One of Playboy’s top-selling issues (July 1997) features Farrah Fawcett. The issue accompanied a video of Fawcett using her body as a paint canvas—something she had wanted to try for years. She was 50 years old at the time.
Remembering Farrah Fawcett
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FF Fact: After a few false starts in the movies, Farrah finally discovered critical acclaim on the stage. In 1983, she replaced Susan Sarandon in the Broadway stage production of Extremities, a play where three female roommates turn the tables on their wannabe attacker. This gritty part was a departure from Fawcett’s glossier roles. The actress would describe it as “the most grueling, the most intense, the most physically demanding, and emotionally exhausting part of her career.”
Alana Stewart Interview About Farrah Fawcett
FF Fact: Farrah’s first fully nude performance was in the film Dr. T & the Women, where she starred as the unstable wife of Richard Gere’s character.
Farrah Fawcett Funeral
FF Fact: In 1969, Farrah Fawcett was a bachelorette on the popular TV show The Dating Game. After she made her choice, a physical brawl broke out between her suitors. Fortunately, it turned out to be an April Fool’s joke.
Farrah Fawcett Death Announcement
FF Fact: In early 2005, Farrah Fawcett starred in her own TV Land reality series, Chasing Farrah. The show only lasted seven episodes, but it followed the actress through day-to-day moments of her life. The show was able to record one of Farrah’s final visits to her family in Texas before her mother died on March 24, 2005.
Farrah's Condo on Inside Edition
FF Quote: "I don't think an actor ever wants to establish an image. That certainly hurt me, and yet that is also what made me successful and eventually able to do more challenging roles."
Farrah Fawcett's Legacy
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