Mia Farrow is an award-winning American actress. She has appeared in more than forty films and won numerous awards, including a Golden Globe award (and seven additional Golden Globe nominations), three BAFTA Film Award nominations, and best actress at the San Sebastian International Film Festival.
Mia Farrow began her acting career by appearing in supporting roles in several 1960s films. However, she achieved stardom on the popular nighttime soap opera, ‘Peyton Place’. Her first leading film role was in 1968’s ‘Rosemary’s Baby’, which was a major critical and commercial success. Following ‘Rosemary’s Baby’, Farrow starred in ‘Secret Ceremony’, and ‘John and Mary’. In the 1970s, Farrow appeared in a number of notable films, including the 1971 thriller ‘See No Evil’, ‘Docteur Popaul’ (1972), and the 1974 version of ‘The Great Gatsby’. Farrow also appeared in a number of made for television films in the 1970s, most notably portraying the title role in a 1976 musical version of ‘Peter Pan’.
In 1979, Farrow appeared on Broadway in ‘Romantic Comedy’. In the 1980s and early 90’s, Farrow appeared in nearly all of Allen’s critically acclaimed films, including leading roles in ‘Hannah and Her Sisters’, ‘The Purple Rose of Cairo’, and ‘Alice’. Farrow has continued to make films and published an autobiography in 1997, ‘What Falls Away’. She also is active in several causes, including UNICEF and helping Darfur.
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