Farrah Fawcett dies of cancer

Farrah FawcettFarrah Fawcett, 62, died at John’s Medical Center in Santa Monica at 9:28 a.m. Thursday morning after a three-year battle with cancer. Longtime friend Alana Stewart and Ryan O’Neal were by her side. Her son with O’Neal, Redmond, is currently in jail on drug charges, but was allowed a three-hour visit with his mother just over a month ago to say goodbye. Fawcett rose to superstardom and pin-up girl status in the 1970s when she starred in the hit series Charlie’s Angels. She left the show to pursue more serious roles and received three Emmy nominations for her work in various projects, as well as five Golden Globe nominations. Fawcett and O’Neal lived together from 1980 until they broke up in 1997, but they’d grown close again in the past year. Fawcett’s last appearance on the big screen was in The Cookout (2004). A recent NBC documentary, Farrah’s Story, documented the actress’s struggle with cancer. She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7051 Hollywood Blvd. Click here for our tribute to Farrah Fawcett.

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  1. sparklingwall • June 25, 2009 @ 2:31 PM

    Rest in Peace Ms Fawcett, you were beautiful!!

  2. Nancy • June 25, 2009 @ 4:24 PM

    Very sad news. RIP Farrah.

  3. STEVE-O • June 25, 2009 @ 6:41 PM

    Good Bye Farrah. You were beautiful!

  4. tributegirl • June 25, 2009 @ 7:43 PM

    RIP Farrah. Your suffering is over. Let’s hope that the outpouring of sympathy from her fans will help her son wake up and do something with himself.

  5. Jo-Anne • June 25, 2009 @ 9:55 PM

    sad news…not surprised knowing how ill she was, but still sad…

    nice tribute, Tribute…

  6. jackeline • June 25, 2009 @ 11:13 PM

    When i heard the news today that farah fawcett had passed away i can’t believe it she was one of my favourite charlie’s angel character even thought i wasn’t born yet but i saw some of the episode when i was about ten years old we are all gonna miss you farah fawcett can’t believe that your really gone and i hope that your son will wake up and do something with his life.

  7. tim • June 26, 2009 @ 5:13 AM

    now shes gods angel R I P farrah you will be dearly missed

  8. grace • June 26, 2009 @ 8:13 AM

    RIP Farrah….she’s a very good actress, it’s so sad that she’s gone. Our symphaty and prayers to her love ones.

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  10. Elizabeth Davis • June 26, 2009 @ 11:58 AM

    Sad to see you go. You are very much admired. Your battle against this terrible disease that has ended the lives of so many loved ones, was a fierce one. You will be missed my all. You are in a better place.

  11. Greg • June 26, 2009 @ 1:04 PM

    I grew up with you Farrah and as you start your new journey a piece of me goes with you. You will never be forgotten.

  12. Lucy • June 26, 2009 @ 2:53 PM

    Rest in Peace Farrah Fawcett You will never be forgotten shes was a very good actress Good Bye Farrah.

  13. Jenniffer • June 26, 2009 @ 4:54 PM

    Rest in peace farrah, now you are at rest with the ANGLES above just like you are, now you maybe at rest. with no more pain, you allowed people to see who you really were and that takes an angle to do, and not hide. we love you and you will be sadly missed. Our thoughts are with Ryan and Redmond, FarraH IS GONE TO A BETTER PLACE WHERE SHE IS AT PEACE NOW AND SHE WOULD NOT WONT YOU, TO STOP IN TIME AND NOT LIVE YOUR LIVE TO THE FULLEST AS SHE DID, BUT TAKE A NOTE HOW SHE DID YOU LIVE DAY BY DAY LIKE YOUR LAST AND TO THE FULLEST.

  14. quinn • June 26, 2009 @ 9:06 PM

    Wow two icons in one day. It goes to show you live your life to the fullest. Because you just never know. RIP Farrah.

  15. Waldo • June 27, 2009 @ 5:32 AM

    Dearest Farrah,
    You were and always will be my favourite Angel. When I was a teen in the 70’s I had such a crush on you. I loved everything you did. Farrah, you will be missed. You joined the other angels in heaven but you will always be the prettyest and most beautiful Angel in my heart.

  16. mandee • June 27, 2009 @ 3:24 PM

    RIP farrah, this is terrible news.

  17. moondog • June 28, 2009 @ 7:26 AM

    beautiful lady
    very sad

  18. lily • June 28, 2009 @ 10:41 AM

    nicely said moondog… goes for me too.

  19. tributegirl • June 28, 2009 @ 3:27 PM

    And for me too.

  20. Madeleine Camplone Hart • June 28, 2009 @ 6:19 PM

    God Bless you Farrah at least now you’re sufferings are all over and know you could be our darling ANGEL from heaven. We will surely miss you, you’ll be looking after us from heaven. I send my deepest sympathy to you’re darling dad and Ryan and dearest son please send all you’re deepest love and guideness to show him the way to be a good son, and an excellent man. Take good care of us down here because its not always easy. Help me find my wedding rings for our 40TH Anniversay on August 23 what a surprise that would be for my husband and I and family, my prayers were never answered yet,its been 11 years since the Ice Storm in Montreal in that occured in 1998 they were miss placed and never found it. Please come to me in my dreams and tell me where they are I have confidence in you, because I know you are a very determined person.

    Love you forever,

    Maddalena Anna Camplone Hart

    Love you forever,

    Maddalena Anna Camplone Hart

  21. Judy • June 28, 2009 @ 9:03 PM

    Charlie Angels was the my favourite show after school, will never forget. R.I.P. Farrah.

  22. Jo-Anne • June 29, 2009 @ 8:43 AM

    good to have you back, quinn, it’s been awhile!

    I personally wouldn’t classify Farrah and MJ in the same category regards to Entertainment Achievement, I believe MJ far surpassed her there, but for sure recognize the sadness of her passing and the pain associated with her illness…

  23. jeanne • June 29, 2009 @ 2:08 PM

    God has called Farrah home, She was a true believer in God and Jesus and for this reason sure she is now with the Lord. For her family and friends I offer my prayers an sympathy. Remember, Farrah lives on because of her faith and one day you will be united.

    God Bless!


  24. Carol • June 29, 2009 @ 2:15 PM

    I wanted to extend my deepest sympathy and thoughts to Farrah’s family and close friends. Death is not the end, but the beginning for those who have believed in Jesus Christ. I realize this is a sorrowful time, but God has promised that we will all be one family in his kingdom. I hope the comfort of the words of Jesus give you strength during this difficult period. Trust in his words.


  25. Sandy • June 29, 2009 @ 2:24 PM

    Farrah was a very beautiful and talented actress, but more importantly she had faith in God and Jesus. She is now with the Lord in a beautiful and perfect place. Remember the promise of God. That those who believed in him, thou they may die, yet they shall live. Find comfort that you will see Farrah again. That will be a joyous day for you and all those who trusted in Jesus the savior.


  26. Carol • June 29, 2009 @ 7:14 PM

    Let’s just be clear, there is another Carol on here, that wsn’t me on June 29 2:24pm, the “regular” Carol I think it is nice what was said, but just want to ensure you guys know the difference.

  27. Carmie56 • June 29, 2009 @ 8:19 PM

    R.I.P. Farrah you truly inspired me…I never missed and episode of “Charlie’s Angels” and now you’re the <> from above..a beautiful one!! no more suffering and may you rest in peace!!
    My deepest sympathies to the families and friends..

  28. Carmie56 • June 29, 2009 @ 8:20 PM

    You’re the “Angel” from above!!

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