Actress Farrah Fawcett embodied an American icon through her simple charm. Millions of women emulated her "winged" hairstyle made famous in the television series "Charlie's Angels." She began her career with appearances in commercials, best known for her Wella Balsam shampoo ads. Fawcett's first breakthrough performances on television included roles in "I Dream of Jeannie" (1965) and "The Partridge Family" (1970). The Texas native was nominated for six Golden Globe awards and received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1995. She has one son, Redmond O'Neal, with longtime companion and actor Ryan O'Neal. Although O'Neal and Fawcett ended their relationship in 1997, he remained by her side throughout her battle with cancer.
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