• Farrah Fawcett was a sex symbol
  • She passed away in 2009
  • We look back at her tragic fate

In the 1970s, Farrah Fawcett became world-famous with just one snapshot. From this point on, the way was paved for a great career.
But her life took a sad turn. Let's take a closer look at the ups and downs of Farrah Fawcett…

She had to deal with many obstacles

Her cause of death is tragic: in 2006 Fawcett was diagnosed with anal cancer. At that time she was only 58 years old. She had to endure several treatments. In the end, she couldn't beat the cancer. Farrah Fawcett passed away on June 25, 2009, at the age of 62.

Portrait of American actress Farrah Fawcett at a photocall promoting her film 'Saturn 3,' 1980.

But even during her lifetime her existence was not only characterized by success and glamor… The model had her breakthrough with a photograph, which was taken in 1976 and shows her in a red bathing suit. The poster sold six million copies in the first year after publication. It is now considered one of the best-selling posters ever.

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