Sold as "James Bond on horseback," this spy-western hybrid rejuvenated a TV genre considered past its prime.
Farrah Fawcett (born Ferrah Leni Fawcett; February 2, 1947 – June 25, 2009) was an American actress and artist.
After appearing in only the first season, Fawcett decided to leave the show which led to legal disputes.
Eventually she signed a contract requiring her to make six guest appearances in the show's third and fourth seasons (1978–1980).
A four-time Emmy Award nominee and six-time Golden Globe Award nominee, Fawcett rose to international fame when she posed for her iconic red swimsuit poster – which became the best selling pin-up poster in history – and starred as private investigator Jill Munroe in the first season of the television series Charlie's Angels (1976–1977). 26 on TV Guide Fawcett began her career in 1968 in commercials and guest roles on television.
During the 1970s, she appeared in numerous television series, including recurring roles on Harry O (1974–1976), and The Six Million Dollar Man (1974–1978) with then husband, film and television star Lee Majors.
But her career really took off a year later with "The Flying Nun."This rural sitcom—about an urbane lawyer (Eddie Albert) fulfilling his dream to become a farmer, to the dismay of his glam wife (Eva Gabor)—built on the success of "The Beverly Hillbillies" and "Petticoat Junction." It was still going strong when the series fell victim to the "rural purge" of 1971.
A "Green Acres" movie and Broadway musical are currently in development.
The soundtrack included tracks by SWV, H-Town, Warren G, Nate Dogg and more. But it’s tough to beat the album (and the movie’s) show-stopper: Grace Jones.She was subsequently cast in the 1986 film version and received a Golden Globe nomination.Love Jones (1997) – Featuring spoken word poetry, plus music by Dionne Faris (“Hopeless”), the Fugees featuring Lauryn Hill (“Sweetest Thing”), and ‘90s soul stars like Maxwell, Groove Theory, Xcsape and even a cut by Duke Ellington and John Coltrane, the soundtrack is as smooth as the film.The soundtrack made Houston the first music act to sell 1 million copies in a single week. The high-end soul soundtrack featured songs by the Roots, Jaguar Wright, Kenny Lattimore, Maxwell, Faith Evans, and a duet between Lauryn Hill and the late, great Bob Marley.She sang most of the tracks, including a remake of “I’m Every Woman,” “I Have Nothing,” and the classic “I Will Always Love You.” Poetic Justice (1993) – The John Singleton-directed film starred pop and hip-hop stars Janet Jackson as Justice and Tupac Shakur as her love interest, Lucky, but only Shakur performed on the soundtrack, along with Usher, Babyface, Tony! Deep Cover (1992) – The soundtrack to the 1999 Bill Duke-directed film, starring Laurence Fishburne and Jeff Goldblum featured a classic collaboration between Dr.