Farrah Fawcett: 1947-2009

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Farrah Fawcett, the television and film star who transcended her early typecasting as a pinup model to earn multiple Emmy and Golden Globe nominations, has lost her battle with cancer at the age of 62. According to a statement issued by her partner of nearly 30 years, Ryan O'Neal, Fawcett passed away Thursday morning at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA, concluding a struggle that became public with Fawcett's 2006 announcement of her diagnosis. The news comes a little over a month after NBC aired a documentary, titled "Farrah's Story," about Fawcett's life and efforts to beat the disease.Back to Article