Mary Farrah Leni Fawcett (February 2, 1947 – June 25, 2009) was an American actress and artist. A four-time Emmy Award nominee and six-time Golden Globe Award nominee. She posed for her iconic red swimsuit poster – which became the best selling pin-up poster in history.
Fawcett was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, the younger of two daughters. Her mother, Pauline Alice Fawcett (née Evans; January 30, 1914 – March 4, 2005), was a homemaker, and her father, James William Fawcett (October 14, 1917 – August 23, 2010), was an oil field contractor.
Fawcett was married to actor Lee Majors from 1973 to 1982, From 1979 until 1997, Fawcett was involved romantically with actor Ryan O'Neal. Fawcett died on June 25, 2009, at Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, California.
"United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JG5M-BNP : 19 May 2014), Farrah Fawcett, 25 Jun 2009; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
"California Marriage Index, 1960-1985," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V681-QFC : 27 November 2014), Lee Majors and Farrah L Fawcett, 28 Jul 1973; from "California, Marriage Index, 1960-1985," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2007); citing Los Angeles City, California, Center of Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento.
Find A Grave: Memorial #38733716 Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 12 January 2018), memorial page for Farrah Fawcett (2 févr, 1947–25 juin, 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38733716, citing Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .