Actress and eternal '70s sex symbol Farrah Fawcett died this morning at the age of 62 after a lengthy about with cancer. I wasn't going to post this sad news -- I'm sure you've heard it elsewhere by sites with less Transformers
-based profanity -- until many readers chimed in with Ms. Fawcett's often overlooked career in nerdery, and I'm not referring to Charlie's Angels
. She starred in both the little-known sci-fi show Saturn 3
(seen on right) as well as the Logan's Run
TV series, as well as a few episodes of The Six Million Dollar Man
(she actually was married to the Six Million Dollar Man, Lee Majors, for a little while. Also, she was so damn popular in the '70s that Mego made a doll of her
-- not her Charlie's Angels
character or anything, just her
. This isn't the stuff that will make into other articles and memorials
. But I'm happy to help others remember a part of her legacy that others will forget.
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