Farrah Fawcett on the David Letterman Show 2005
FF Fact: "Charlie's Angels" became the top-rated show of the 1976-77 season.
Farrah Fawcett on the David Letterman Show, New York, August 31, 2004
FF Fact: In 1977, Farrah Fawcett quit ABC's "Charlie's Angels" at the end of its first season, saying she did not have a contract and wanted to pursue other career options that had opened up with the show's spectacular success. Spelling-Goldberg Productions filed suit, charging her with breach of contract. The case went to trial in 1978, ending with an out-of-court settlement in which Fawcett agreed to appear in six more episodes.
Farrah Fawcett: Man of the House interview
FF Fact: Farrah Fawcett may have been America's favorite calendar girl when she was on "Charlie's Angels," but her film career sputtered with "Somebody Killed Her Husband," "Sunburn" and "Saturn 3."
Farrah Fawcett on the Rosie O'Donnell show
FF Fact: In 1981, Fawcett landed a role in the comedy "Cannonball Run," starring Burt Reynolds, and also that year starred in the made-for-television movie, "Murder in Texas."
Farrah Fawcett on the Rosie O'Donnell show 1999
FF Fact: Farrah found her niche in made-for-TV movies, particularly those based on true stories, and was highly acclaimed for her role in the 1984 television movie, "The Burning Bed," an emotional tale of domestic abuse.
Margaret Bourke White movie preview and interview with Farrah Fawcett
FF Fact: Farrah made news again in 1995 after posing for nude pictures in Playboy magazine and a video.
Barry Norman interviews Farrah Fawcett regarding the movie Extremities
FF Fact: Farrah later began dating producer James Orr, who was convicted of assaulting her in 1998 in a highly publicized scandal that was played up in the tabloids.
Farrah Fawcett and Ryan O'Neal on the Arsenio Hall Show
FF Fact: Her wholesome likeness spawned an industry of merchandise, including one of the defining pieces of 1970s popular culture: the famous Farrah Fawcett poster. An estimated twelve million of these posters were eventually sold, and Farrah's image also landed on T-shirts, lunch boxes, and more.
Farrah Fawcett on the Arsenio Hall Show 1989
FF Quote: "I consider Elizabeth Taylor, Ava Gardner, Catherine Deneuve, and Candy Bergen beautiful. When I'm mentioned in the same breath with them, I get queasy...and when I hear myself referred to as "the new Marilyn Monroe' - well, I giggle."
Farrah Fawcett on the Arsenio Hall November 1989
FF Fact: Farrah's Charlie's Angels contract with Spelling stipulated that she was finished with each day’s shooting at exactly 7 p.m. to make it home in time to cook dinner for Lee Majors.
Farrah Fawcett talks with Jimmy Carter 1995
Rewind: Farrah Fawcett on her poster, negotiating, the hit role she lost and more
"Farrah Fawcett was 47 when we did this conversation...this is the unedited version...she was a little ditzy...charming...sexy...a bright light....A five-time Emmy Award nominee and six-time Golden Globe Award nominee, Fawcett rose to international fame when she starred as private investigator Jill Munroe in the first season of the television series Charlie's Angels (1976–1977)." - Jimmy Carter
Farrah Fawcett: Interview regarding the movie "Small Sacrifices"
FF Fact: The photographer, Bruce McBloom, was a friend of the Majors family and had been enlisted by ABC to take publicity shots during the filming of the pilot in 1976.
Months later, McBloom got a call saying Farrah was the only Angel who had agreed to pose for a poster; she insisted McBloom be the cameraman. He did the session at her house—with the actress swapping out a bikini for the red swimsuit—six months before Angels aired. In 2009, the outfit was donated to the Smithsonian.
Farrah Fawcett on the David Letterman Show 1997
FF Quote: "My number one goal is to love, support and be there for my son."
FF Fact: Farrah was pursued by Hollywood agent David Mirisch for two years. He had seen her photographs and urged Fawcett to move to Los Angeles. As a student devoted to her studies, Farrah initially turned him down. It wasn’t until 1968 that she finally took up Mirisch’s offer, gaining permission from her parents to “try her luck” at stardom.
Farrah on Fame Access Hollywood
FF Quote: I find that, for me, personally – and this is in everyday life – if I’m not growing, if I can’t be stimulated in a conversation, then I am bored. And I’m not good when I’m bored."
Farrah Fawcett on the Johnny Carson show 1978
FF Fact: In 1980, O'Neal facilitated a meeting between Fawcett and artist Andy Warhol, who created two portraits of Fawcett during their time together. Fawcett later loaned the portraits to The Andy Warhol Museum. Following a 2013 court case between O'Neal and the University of Texas, which had been named by Fawcett as the recipient of all of her artwork, one of the portraits was deemed the property of O'Neal. The portrait was valued at between $800,000 and $12 million during the court case.
Farrah Fawcett promoting her movie "Sunburn," her career & commercials 1979
FF Quote: "As much as I would have liked to have kept my cancer private, I now realize that I have a certain responsibility to those who are fighting their own fights and may be able to benefit from learning about mine."
Superstars & Their Moms Farrah Fawcett
FF Fact: Her final works on the big screen were ‘Dr T & the Women’ (2000) and ‘The Cookout’ (2004). Her final works on TV include ‘Spin City’, ‘The Guardian’ and ‘Chasing Farrah’. In 2009, she appeared in the non-fiction special ‘Farrah’s Story’, the very last appearance of her career.
Farrah Fawcett on the Johnny Carson Show 1984
Farrah Fawcett on the Johnny Carson Show 1992
FF Fact: Farrah Fawcett earned her first Emmy nomination for her role in the 1984 TV film ‘The Burning Bed’. In the 1980s, she appeared in a number of TV movies, including ‘Nazi Hunter: The Beate Klarsfeld Story’ (1986), ‘Double Exposure: The Story of Margaret Bourke-White’ (1989) and ‘Small Sacrifices’ (1989).
Farrah Fawcett on Good Morning America
Farrah Fawcett promoting her movie "Sunburn" 1979