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Farrah Fawcett Dies at 62

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Farrah Fawcett, pop icon of the 1970's has died at the age of 62.  Her spokesman, Paul Bloch, says Fawcett died Thursday morning in a Santa Monica hospital from complications due to cancer.

Her 2 1/2-year battle with the disease was depicted in the TV documentary "Farrah's Story."

Farrah is probably most known for her run on the TV series "Charlie's Angels," which began in 1976, and her famous swimsuit poster that sold millions of copies.

Fawcett turned to more serious roles in the 1980's and 1990's, winning praise for playing an abused wife in "The Burning Bed."

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