#81 Mia Farrow

8 01 2011

Maria de Lourdes Villiers Farrow made scream queen history in her first leading movie role, Rosemary’s Baby in 1968. Her first husband, Frank Sinatra, served divorce papers on Polanski’s set because she refused to leave the production to appear in his latest film. Though young Mia had plenty of experience,mainly in television, when she played Rosemary, her vivid portrayal was a worldwide sensation.  Further horror and suspense credits include Secret Ceremony, See No Evil, The Haunting of Julia, and the 2006 remake of The Omen.  She is the daughter of director John Farrow and actress Maureen O’Sullivan.  She has 14 children, biological and adopted, some by second husband Andre Previn and Woody Allen.

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