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Section: General News - Hollywood actress Farrah Fawcett, a glamorous face on television in the 1970s series Charlie's Angels, has died in Los Angeles at age 62. The actress succumbed to cancer after a 2.5 - year battle.
Farrah Fawcett was born in Corpus Christi, Texas in 1947 and got her start as a model and actress in television commercials. By the late 1960s, she was getting small roles in network series.
Her big break came in 1976, when she was hired to play Jill Munroe - one of three glamorous crime-fighters in the series Charlie's Angels.
"Why don't you check into this one yourself, Charlie?" She stayed with the show for just one season, but with her …