- Mini Bio
- Name: Farrah Leni Fawcett
- Born: 2nd February 1947, Corpus Christi, Texas, U.S.
- Died: 25th June 2009, Santa Monica, California, U.S.
- Resting place: Westwood Village Memorial Park in Los Angeles
- Alma mater: University of Texas
- Height: 5' 6" (1.68 m)
- Occupation: Actress, model, and artist
- Trivia: Her iconic 1976 red bathing suit poster with erect nipples made her famous and became the best selling poster of all time
"Marriages that last are with people who do not live in Los Angeles"Farrah Fawcett
"I would love to be one of those actresses who can come out with a film or come out with a new commercial without the world knowing about it"Farrah Fawcett
"God gave women intuition and femininity. Used properly, the combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I've ever met"Farrah Fawcett
"Sometimes Ryan breaks my heart, but he's also responsible for giving me confidence in myself"Farrah Fawcett
"When the show was number three, I figured it was our acting. When it got to be number one, I decided it could only be because none of us wears a bra"Farrah Fawcett
"I feel like a blonde nothingness, alone in my own body"Farrah Fawcett
"The reason the all-American boy prefers beauty over brains is that the all-American boy can see better than he can think"Farrah Fawcett
"When you do bad things, bad things happen to you"Farrah Fawcett
"I am proud of what I have got and I need an audience"Farrah Fawcett
To be rude to someone is not my nature"Farrah Fawcett
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Farrah Fawcett Biography
After moving to Hollywood in 1968 Farrah Fawcett's natural beauty was enough to win her some TV commercial work and a some bit parts in movies and on television.
Despite her high profile marriage to Lee Majors it was her 1976 red swimsuit poster that really opened the Hollywood doors to more high profile roles.
Fawcett got a supporting role in the movie Logans Run and then her big breakthrough came when she played Jill Monroe in Charlies Angels. The show was a major success throughout the world and gave Fawcett many new opportunities for work.
Following on from her iconic record breaking 1976 poster she raised more eyebrows in 1995 by posing semi nude in Playboy making it the best selling issue of the decade.
After a split from Lee Majors, Farrah was in a relationship with Ryan O'Neal that would be on and off from 1979 until her death from cancer in 2009.
From her beautiful smile that could light up a room also came some memorable one liners, so this is my compilation of 10 of the best Farrah Fawcett quotes.
Quotes About Farrah Fawcett
The cancer specialist Dr. Lawrence Piro talking about the effect of losing her hair during treatment:
"Farrah probably has the most famous hair in the world"
Kate Jackson reflected on her dear friend:
"When you think of Farrah, remember her smiling because that is exactly how she wanted to be remembered: smiling"
Larry King said of her:
"She was a major TV star when the medium was clearly dominant"