awards & nominations

Extremities (1986)

Farrah Fawcett as "Marjorie"

Marjorie (Farrah Fawcett) manages to fight off a rapist and flee to safety. Because her attacker got away and Marjorie has no proof of the crime, police officers tell her there is little they can do. Because Marjorie's attacker also stole her purse, she fears that he will use its contents to track her down. When Joe (James Russo) does show up at Marjorie's house to finish what he started, he discovers that Marjorie is not the fragile victim he imagined.

Golden Globe (1986)NominatedBest Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

The Burning Bed (1984)

Farrah Fawcett as "Francine Hughes"

Francine Hughes (Farrah Fawcett) suffers the abuse of her husband, Mickey (Paul Le Mat), for almost a decade because she cannot find any help. When a drunken Mickey rapes her and then passes out, Francine pours gasoline over him and lights it on fire. In the ensuing blaze, Mickey dies and the house burns down. During Francine's trial, she testifies about her years of suffering, and her attorney, Aryon Greydanus (Richard Masur), tries to have her declared temporarily insane and acquitted.

Emmy (Primetime) (1985)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Golden Globe (1984)NominatedBest Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

Charlie's Angels (1976)

Farrah Fawcett as "Jill Munroe"

The show that ushered in the phrase "jiggle TV" features three beautiful police academy-trained private detectives whose cases always seem to require that they don bikinis, evening gowns or other sexy clothing. The unseen Charlie relays instructions via speakerphone.

Golden Globe (1977)NominatedBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama