Mia Farrow

American actress

Mia Farrow (born Maria de Lourdes Villiers Farrow; February 9, 1945) is an American singer, actress and humanitarian worker. She has won many awards, including a Golden Globe. She has been in almost 50 movies. Farrow is also known for her extensive humanitarian work. Time magazine named Farrow one of the most influential people in the world. She gained further recognition for her subsequent short-lived marriage to Frank Sinatra. She later married André Previn after she became pregnant with his child. She has dated Woody Allen.

Mia Farrow
Farrow in 2018
María de Lourdes Villiers Farrow

(1945-02-09) February 9, 1945 (age 79)
Occupation(s)Actress, activist
Years active1964–present
Spouse(s)Frank Sinatra
(m. 1966–1968; divorced)
André Previn
(m. 1970–1979; divorced)
PartnerWoody Allen (1980-1992)
Children15 (4 biological, 11 adopted)

Career change

Farrow's first main role in a movie was as Rosemary Woodhouse in Rosemary's Baby and starred in the television series Peyton Place. It was released in 1968. She won several awards for it. She became the first American actress to join the Royal Shakespeare Company. In the 1980s and early 1990s Farrow acted in nearly all of the movies released by her boyfriend Woody Allen. She last acted in the 2011 movie Dark Horse.

Personal life change

Farrow married singer Frank Sinatra on July 19, 1966. He divorced Farrow in 1969.[1]

In 1980 Farrow started dating Woody Allen. In 1992 Farrow found naked pictures of her adopted daughter Soon-Yi Previn in Allen's house. Farrow and Allen broke up after this.

Children change

She has thirteen living children and nine grandchildren. Two of her daughters have died. Farrow has seven adopted children.[2]

In 2014, Dylan Farrow wrote an open letter in the New York Times, saying that her adoptive father Woody Allen had sexually abused her when she was a child. Allen wrote a response in which he quoted Moses Farrow, “My mother drummed it into me to hate my father for tearing apart the family and sexually molesting my sister."[3]

References change

  1. Farrow, Mia (23 January 2013). "Setting the Record (and the Hair) Straight" – via NYTimes.com.
  2. "A Family Affair". PEOPLE.com.
  3. Allen, Woody (7 February 2014). "Opinion - Woody Allen Speaks Out" – via NYTimes.com.