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Bio Channel Celebrates the Life and Legacy of Farrah Fawcett in Bio Remembers: Farrah Fawcett
The special airs Monday, June 29 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[via press release from Bio]



When American actress and international icon Farrah Fawcett tragically passed away on Thursday morning at the age of 62, the world lost more than the iconic poster girl and the original Charlie's Angel. Fawcett went from a tomboy in Texas who carried a big dream to a multiple Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominee with a hairstyle that defined the '70s. On Monday, June 29th BIO Channel commemorates her life on "BIO Remembers: Farrah Fawcett" at 10PM ET/9PM CT/11PM PT.

Through archival footage and interviews with family members, friends, leading journalists and colleagues, BIO Remembers Farrah's rural upbringing in Corpus Christi, being voted one of the "Ten Most Beautiful Coeds" by Cashbox magazine her freshman year of college and her breakout roll as private detective Jill Munro in "Charlie's Angels," a series that defined a generation of television shows and had an unprecedented impression on pop culture. We'll follow her life spent under the public eye, from her marriage and subsequent divorce to "Big Valley" star Lee Majors and a long time love affair with the father of her only son, Ryan O'Neil, to the critically acclaimed roles she garnered throughout her career such as in the off-Broadway play Extremities and made-for-TV movie The Burning Bed, as well as her parts as Beate Klarsfield in Nazi Hunter: The Beate Klarsfield Story, troubled Woolworth heiress Barbara Hutton in Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story, and her return to modeling when she decided to pose nude for Playboy at the verge of 50 years of age.

BIO Remembers legendary icon Farrah Fawcett on Monday, June 29th at 10PM ET/9PM CT/11PM PT.

About BIO

At BIO, we prove that the truth about people is always more entertaining than fiction. BIO is about real people and their real lives: up close and personal, gritty and provocative, always unfiltered. BIO original series uncover the real drama in people stories: everyday situations with a twist; celebrities going off-script; people-centric crime stories and paranormal events. In addition to being the exclusive home to the Emmy-Award winning Biography� series, the dynamic blend of original and acquired series on BIO includes I Survived�, Psychic Investigators, the William Shatner hosted talk show, Shatner's Raw Nerve and The Chris Isaak Hour a talk and music performance series hosted by Chris Isaak. The 24-hour network is now available in more than 54 million households. The BIO web site is located at www.bio.com.

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