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Farrah Fawcett Dies at 62 After Losing Battle to Cancer

For Americans growing up in the 1970's, Farrah Fawcett was best known as the girl in the red one-piece swimsuit who adorned the walls of adolescent bedrooms from one end of the nation to the other.

Farrah Fawcett in the mid-70's
Farrah Fawcett in the mid-70's.
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(LOS ANGELES) - After a long battle with cancer, American icon and sex symbol Farrah Fawcett passed away today, June 25th 2009, at approximately at 9:28 a.m. at the age of 62.

Reports indicate that she was in the intensive care unit at Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, California, with her former husband and lifetime friend Ryan O'Neal, and her friend, Producer Alana Stewart.

James Fawcett, Farrah's 91-year old father, also flew to Los Angeles to visit his only living child. Farrah's only sibling, her sister Diane, died from lung cancer in 2001.

Steward is the producer of a two-hour documentary, Farrah's Story, which was filmed by Fawcett and friend Alana Stewart, received fantastic reviews after it aired on NBC on May 15th 2009.

As an American actress, Farrah Fawcett won multiple Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominee while rising to international fame.

Her role as private investigator Jill Munroe in the TV series Charlie's Angels in 1976 more recently was the subject of a new Hollywood movie.

For young American men growing up in the 1970's, Farrah Fawcett was best known as the girl in the red one-piece swimsuit who adorned the walls of adolescent bedrooms from one end of America to the other.

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Daniel June 27, 2009 9:13 pm (Pacific time)

It seems just yesterday when her posters were all the rage , youth and beauty are so fleeting . Sorry to see her die so young .


OldGuy June 27, 2009 5:48 pm (Pacific time)

It's hard to think that the one who played the angel named Jill has died of cancer. That makes me feel very old and very mortal.


Q Madp June 26, 2009 6:10 pm (Pacific time)

My favorite smiling angel!!


Anonymous June 25, 2009 6:45 pm (Pacific time)

I'm sorry she died, she fought the cancer for a long time. An angel going home. RIP

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