Mia Farrow

Mia Farrow

John Lennon wrote "Dear Prudence" for her younger sister Prudence Farrow.

Natasha Richardson was the godmother of two of Mia's adopted children.

After André Previn left his wife Dory Previn for Farrow, Dory wrote the song "Beware of Young Girls" in response.

April 2002 - refused to co-operate with request that clips from some of her performances in Woody Allen films could be used for upcoming Turner Classic Movies tribute to the director, her ex-lover since infamous break-up in 1996.

At one time, was scheduled to star in Mary, Queen of Scots (1971) with Geneviève Bujold. The film was eventually made with Glenda Jackson and Vanessa Redgrave in the leads.

At one time, was scheduled to star in Thelma & Louise (1991) as Thelma, with Jane Fonda as Louise. But two writers' strikes, one in 1981 and another in 1988 left the project into development hell. The film was eventually made with Geena Davis as Thelma and Susan Sarandon as Louise, and became a box office success.

Auditoned for the role of Liesl in The Sound of Music (1965).

Contracted Polio at the age of nine.

Daughter Lark Previn contracted HIV in her 20s, claiming she caught it from a dirty needle at a tattoo parlor. Both of Lark's children, Sara and Christine, were also born with the virus.

Daughter Mallone attends Bard College, class of 2007.

Daughter of John Farrow and Maureen O'Sullivan.

Discovered that partner Woody Allen was in a relationship with her daughter Soon-Yi Previn when she came across nude photos of Soon-Yi taken in Allen's East Side duplex in early 1992.

Elder brother Michael (born 1939) perished in a 1958 plane crash while taking flying lessons.

Father died when she was 17.

Former stepmother of Nancy Sinatra, Tina Sinatra and Frank Sinatra Jr.

Friend Margaret Roach is godmother of Mia's daughter Lark.

Has been an advocate for action to stop the genocide in Darfur. She asked Steven Spielberg to quit his planned direction of the opening ceremonies for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, due to China's strong support for the Sudanese government; Mr. Spielberg did walk away from the assignment after discussing the issue with Farrow.

Her brother, Patrick Farrow, 66, a sculptor who was the older brother of the actress, was found late Monday night, 15 June 2009, after he committed suicide by shooting himself at his home in Castleton, Vt.

Her former step-children, Frank Sinatra Jr. (b. 1944), and Nancy Sinatra (b. 1940) were older than her.

Her godparents were gossip columnist Louella Parsons and famed director George Cukor.