Feb. 9th, 1945
Los Angeles, California, USA
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Mia Farrow is the daughter of the director John Farrow (I) and the actress and Tarzan-girl 'Maureen OSullivan (I). She debuted at the movies in 1959 in very small roles. She was noticed for the first time in the film Rosemary's Baby (1968) by Roman Polanski. She showed her talent also on TV and at the theatre, but her final breakthrough was when she met Woody Allen and became his Muse after the film A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982). After that, Woody Allen wrote many other roles for her.
- Her former step-children, 'Frank Sinatra Jr.' (qv) (b. 1944), and 'Nancy Sinatra.' (b. 1940) were older than her.
- Her godparents were gossip columnist 'Louella Parsons' (qv) and famed director 'George Cukor' (qv).
- 'John Lennon (I)' (qv) wrote "Dear Prudence" for her younger sister 'Prudence Farrow' (qv).
- Returned to the New York stage in September 2005 to appear off-Broadway in the play, "Fran's Bed." Mia Farrow's performance was widely praised by NY critics.
- In 2008, she was selected by TIME Magazine as one of the most influential people in the world.
- Is portrayed by 'Nina Siemaszko' (qv) in _Sinatra (1992) (TV)_ (qv) and by 'Patsy Kensit' (qv) in _Love and Betrayal: The Mia Farrow Story (1995) (TV)_ (qv).
- Is of Irish extraction from her mother's side.
- In February of 2007 - as a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador - she toured the Central African Republic and Chad for a week each. Her goal was to bring worldwide attention to those impoverished African countries.