(Daily Mail) A prime-time special featuring new interviews and rare footage of actress Farrah Fawcett is due to be broadcast ten years after her death from cancer.

ABC prime time special featuring new interviews and rare footage of Farrah Fawcett

The Texas-born actress, who became an icon to millions during the 1970s when she starred in the hit TV show Charlie’s Angels, died in Los Angeles in June 2009 aged just 62.

Now ABC News is exploring the life of the stunning star with its special This is Farrah Fawcett, including her iconic red bathing suit photo shoot, which ‘is still the biggest-selling poster of all time.’

The two-hour documentary features new interviews with actress Jaclyn Smith, Fawcett’s co-star on Charlie’s Angels; Alana Stewart, Fawcett’s close friend who helped record her cancer battle for the two-hour documentary Farrah’s Story; Bruce McBroom, the Hollywood photographer who shot Fawcett’s iconic swimsuit poster; Mela Murphy, Fawcett’s confidant and hairstylist; and Dr. Lawrence Piro, Fawcett’s primary physician; and Dr. Ursula Jacob, Fawcett’s physician in Germany who used alternative treatments for her cancer. The documentary also includes Barbara Walters’ landmark interviews with Fawcett and with Ryan O’Neal, Fawcett’s partner at the time of her death.




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