Farrah Fawcett 1947-2009

Farrah: The Golden Girl Era

From her iconic red swimsuit to her days as an angel, look back at how Fawcett became the sweetheart of the '70s

ON A ROLL

America's love affair with Fawcett began after she landed a role in producer Aaron Spelling's hit crime series Charlie's Angels. Though she only played Jill Munroe regularly for the premiere season, from 1976-77, it was enough to solidify her status as the breakout star of the show.