Farrah Fawcett, whose full name is Ferrah Leni Fawcett, is a yesteryear American actress and model. She was born on February 2, 1947, in Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America. She was born in a middle-class family which consisted of her parent's and her two sisters.
Her mother was a housewife, and her father was an oil field contractor. She attended W. B. Ray High School and the University of Texas. She was very popular in her school owing to her drop-dead gorgeous looks. After receiving various compliments and advice to join showbiz, she decided to try her luck in Hollywood in the year 1968.
She bagged several commercials for brands like Noxzema, Mercury Cougar, Max Factor, Beautyrest, and much more. She then graduated to do guest appearance in movies and TV serials like The Flying Nun, The Six Million Dollar Man, I Dream of Jeannie, Getting Together, The Dating Game, Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law, S.W.A.T, Mayberry R.F.D., Harry O, and The Partridge Family.
She then did a photo shoot where she styled herself. The poster-sized picture became very popular and made her everyone's heartthrob. This newly gained popularity helped her bag a supporting role in Logan's Run and a full-fledged character in the TV show Charlie's Angels. Her blond, wavy hairstyle achieved a cult status. She quit Charlie's Angels after season one due to differences with its legal teams.
She began dating Lee Majors in 1960's and married him in the year 1973, and the marriage ended in 1982 owing to erratic shooting schedules. She then started dating Ryan O'Neal in 1979 and broke up with him in 1997. They have a son from their relationship named Raymond.
After breaking up with him, she briefly dated James Orr, but it ended due to his violent nature. However, they rekindled their relationship in 2001 until her death in the year 2009. In 2006, she became a patient of anal cancer and began receiving chemotherapy and surgery.
On her 60th birthday, her medical checkup declared her cancer free. In 2007, she suffered a relapse. She shifted to Germany to take medical treatment. However, none of them were able to cure her of cancer, and it ultimately killed her. She passed away on June 25, 2009, aged sixty-two, at Saint John's Health Center, Santa Monica, California. Her family and close friends held a private funeral for her in Los Angeles.