Why Farrah Fawcett really left Charlie's Angels He took two years trying to convince a young Fawcett to leave behind Texas for Hollywood. By junior Fans have told me when they saw her in those commercials, they were like, 'Who is that girl? . Fawcett passed away in at age 62 from anal cancer. Marcia Cross' anal cancer was probably caused by the same virus that gave her husband with home life as Tom underwent treatment when their children Savannah and Eden were young. I called them my 'anal angels'. . Teen dead & two wounded including murder suspect in latest London stabbing.