So, when she posed semi-nude for the December 1995 issue of Playboy, it created a bit of a stir.
She was of English, French, Choctaw, and Irish descent.
She also performed on the stage in Extremities.
Fawcett went to the University of Texas to take up microbiology but decided to shift into arts.
She died from cancer in 2009.
Not a bad idea considering that web traffic to Playboy's site jumped from about 4 million to 16 million when it removed nudity last year.