Los Angeles, Calif.-Farrah Fawcett passes away at the St. John’s Health Center after a three-year battle with cancer. She was 62.
The sex symbol, who first captivated the public with her swimsuit poster featuring her sun kissed smile. She then gained stardom in the series “Charlie’s Angels,” which made her into a household name in 1970s primetime TV.
After “Angels,” Farrah starred in a few movies during the 1980s, but she became known with her relationship with longtime lover Ryan O’Neal, with whom she had a son, Redmond. The on-off couple continued a relationship that spanned for more than 20 years, with Ryan remaining by her side until she took her last breath.
Earlier this week, Ryan announced that he and Farrah will marry, as soon as she is able to make a nod or say “yes.”
Farrah, who was once married to another primetime superstar Lee Majors, also set the 70’s signature hairstyle, which consisted of the flimsy, flyaway, full volume locks. She also posed for Playboy twice, including one in 1995 at the age of 48.
After a few hours following Farrah’s death, pop icon Michael Jackson suffered and died of cardiac arrest, also in Los Angeles.