Farrow in 1980
María de Lourdes Villiers Farrow|
February 9, 1945
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Frog Hollow farm |
(m. 1966; div. 1968)
(m. 1970; div. 1979)
|Partner(s)||Woody Allen (1979–92)|
|Children||14 (10 adopted)|
María de Lourdes "Mia" Villiers Farrow (born February 9, 1945) is an American actress, activist and former fashion model. She first gained notice for her role as Allison MacKenzie in the television soap opera Peyton Place and gained further recognition for her subsequent short-lived marriage to Frank Sinatra. An early film role, as Rosemary in Roman Polanski's Rosemary's Baby (1968), saw her nominated for a BAFTA and a Golden Globe for Best Actress. She went on to appear in films such as John and Mary (1969), Follow Me! (1972), The Great Gatsby (1974) and Death on the Nile (1978).
Farrow was in a relationship with actor-director Woody Allen from 1979 to 1992 and appeared in thirteen of his fourteen films over that period, including Zelig (1983), Broadway Danny Rose (1984), The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985), Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), Radio Days (1987), Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989), Alice (1990) and Husbands and Wives (1992). Her later film roles include Widows' Peak (1994), The Omen (2006), Be Kind Rewind (2008), Dark Horse (2011) and Luc Besson's Arthur series (2006–2010).
Farrow has appeared in more than 50 films and won numerous awards, including a Golden Globe award, received seven additional Golden Globe nominations, three BAFTA nominations and a best actress award at the San Sebastian International Film Festival. Farrow is known for her extensive work as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. She is involved in humanitarian activities in Darfur, Chad, and the Central African Republic. In 2008, Time magazine named her one of the most influential people in the world.
Farrow was born in Los Angeles, California, the third child and eldest daughter of Australian film director John Farrow (John Villiers Farrow) and Irish actress Maureen O'Sullivan, and one of seven children, with older brothers Michael Damien (1939–1958), Patrick (1942–2009), younger brother John Charles (born 1946); and younger sisters Prudence and actresses Stephanie and Tisa. Her eldest brother, Michael Farrow, died in a plane crash in 1958, at age 19; Patrick, a sculptor, committed suicide in 2009. Her father's family was originally from England.
Farrow grew up in Beverly Hills, California, where she occasionally put on performances with "toy daggers and fake blood" for passing celebrity tour buses. Aged two, she made her film debut in a short documentary Unusual Occupations: Film Tot Holiday (1947).
She was raised Roman Catholic and "had 13 years of convent education with nuns". When she was nine, she contracted polio during an outbreak in Los Angeles reportedly affecting 500 people. She was placed in an isolation ward for three weeks and later said the experience "marked the end of my childhood".
Farrow screen-tested for the role of Liesl von Trapp in The Sound of Music, but did not get the part. The footage has been preserved, and appears on the fortieth Anniversary Edition DVD of The Sound of Music. Farrow began her acting career by appearing in supporting roles in several 1960s films. In 1964, she achieved stardom on the popular primetime soap opera Peyton Place as naive, waif-like Allison MacKenzie. Farrow left the series in 1966 at the urging of Frank Sinatra whom she married on July 19, 1966. Before her acting career, Farrow worked as a fashion model for many years.
Farrow's first leading film role was in Rosemary's Baby (1968), which was a critical and commercial success at the time and continues to be widely regarded as a classic of the horror genre. Her performance garnered numerous awards, including the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actress, and established her as a leading actress. Film critic and author Stephen Farber described her performance as having an "electrifying impact... one of the rare instances of actor and character achieving a miraculous, almost mythical match" wherein the question: Does the diabolic exist, was answered with a reality that could not be controverted. Film critic Roger Ebert called the film "brilliant", and noted, "A great deal of the credit for this achievement must go to Mia Farrow, as Rosemary".
Following Rosemary's Baby, Farrow was to be cast as Mattie in True Grit and was keen on the role. However, prior to filming she made Secret Ceremony in England with Elizabeth Taylor and Robert Mitchum. While filming, Mitchum told her about True Grit director Henry Hathaway having a reputation for being rude to actresses. Farrow asked producer Hal Wallis to replace Hathaway. Wallis refused and Farrow quit the role which was then given to Kim Darby. Secret Ceremony divided critics, but has gone on to develop a devoted following. Farrow's other late 1960s films include John and Mary, opposite Dustin Hoffman.
In the 1970s, Farrow performed in several classical plays in London including Mary Rose, The Three Sisters, and Ivanov. She became the first American actress to join the Royal Shakespeare Company. During this time she appeared in several films, including the thriller See No Evil (1971), French director Claude Chabrol's Docteur Popaul (1972) and The Great Gatsby (1974), in which Farrow played Daisy Buchanan. She appeared in director Robert Altman's cult classic A Wedding (1978). In 1977, she played the title role in The Haunting of Julia. Farrow appeared in several made-for-television films in the 1970s, most notably portraying the title role in a musical version of Peter Pan (1976). In 1979 she appeared on Broadway opposite Anthony Perkins in the play Romantic Comedy by Bernard Slade.
In the 1980s and early 1990s, Farrow's relationship with director Woody Allen resulted in numerous film collaborations. She appeared in nearly all of Allen's films during this period, including leading roles in Zelig, Broadway Danny Rose, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Hannah and Her Sisters, Radio Days and Alice (1990). Farrow played Alura, mother of Kara (Helen Slater), in Supergirl (1984) and voiced the title role in the animated film The Last Unicorn (1982). She narrated several of the animated Stories to Remember. Allen said that the way she played her character in Broadway Danny Rose was a "very, very brave thing for her to do," as she had to play her role without ever using her eyes.:147
Citing the need to devote herself to raising her young children, Farrow worked less frequently during the 1990s. Nonetheless, she appeared in leading roles in several films, including the Irish film Widows' Peak (1994), Miami Rhapsody (1995) and Reckless (also 1995). She appeared in several independent features and made-for-television films throughout the late 1990s and early 2000s and wrote an autobiography, What Falls Away, in 1997.
Farrow appeared as Mrs. Baylock, the Satanic nanny, in the remake of The Omen (2006). Although the film itself received a lukewarm critical reception, Farrow's performance was widely praised, with the Associated Press declaring "thank heaven for Mia Farrow" and calling her performance "a rare instance of the new Omen improving on the old one." Filmcritic.com added "it is Farrow who steals the show", and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer described her performance as "a truly delicious comeback role for Rosemary herself, Mia Farrow, who is chillingly believable as a sweet-talking nanny from hell." She worked on several films released in 2007, including the romantic comedy The Ex and the first part of director Luc Besson's trilogy of fantasy films, Arthur and the Invisibles. In 2008, in director Michel Gondry's Be Kind Rewind, she appeared opposite Jack Black, Mos Def and Danny Glover. In 2011, Farrow appeared in the film Dark Horse, directed by Todd Solondz.
In September 2014, Farrow returned to Broadway in the play Love Letters. The play was well received by critics with the New York Times calling Farrow's performance "utterly extraordinary… as the flighty, unstable and writing-averse Melissa Gardner."
Activism and politics
Farrow became a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 2000 and is a high-profile advocate for human rights in Africa, particularly for children's rights. She has worked to raise funds and awareness for children in conflict-affected regions and to draw attention to the fight to eradicate polio.
In 2007, Farrow co-founded the Olympic Dream for Darfur campaign, which drew attention to China's support for the government of Sudan. The campaign hoped to change China's policy by embarrassing it in the run-up to the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing. In March 2007, China said it would urge Sudan to engage with the international community. The campaign persuaded Steven Spielberg to withdraw as an artistic adviser to the opening ceremony. During the Olympics, Farrow televised via the internet from a Sudanese refugee camp to highlight China's involvement in the region.
She has traveled to Darfur several times. Her third trip was in 2007, with a film crew engaged in making the documentary Darfur: On Our Watch. Later in 2007, Farrow offered to "trade her freedom" for the freedom of a humanitarian worker for the Sudan Liberation Army who was being treated in a UN hospital while under threat of arrest. She wanted to be taken captive in exchange for his being allowed to leave the country. Farrow is also a board member of the Washington, D.C. based non-profit Darfur Women Action Group (DWAG).
Farrow has received several awards for her humanitarian work including the Leon Sullivan International Service award, the Lyndon Baines Johnson Moral Courage Award and the Marion Anderson Award. She has set up a campaigning website, miafarrow.org. In 2008, Time magazine named her one of the most influential people in the world.
In 2009, Farrow narrated a documentary, As We Forgive, relating the struggle of many of the survivors of the Rwandan Genocide to forgive those who murdered family and friends. To show "solidarity with the people of Darfur", Farrow began a water-only fast on April 27. Farrow's goal was to fast for three weeks, but she called a halt after twelve days on the advice of her doctor.
In September, Farrow said she had been paid for a trip to Ecuador to "show her support for indigenous people" after it was published in a lawsuit filed against U.S. oil company Chevron in Ecuador. She stated she would not have gone to Ecuador had she not believed in the cause. Photographs of the actress reaching into the ground and emerging with her left hand covered in oil were widely distributed. An Ecuadorian court ruling ordered the oil company to pay $19 billion in 2011 — later reduced to $9.5 billion — to clean up environmental damage in the Amazon region, purportedly caused by Chevron decades earlier. However, on March 4, 2014 in New York City, Judge Lewis A. Kaplan, in a 485-page decision, "found the Ecuadorian lawsuit was the equivalent of organized crime extorting money from Chevron." It was later revealed Judge Lewis Kaplan had undisclosed "significant investments" in Chevron during his ruling.
Farrow helped build The Darfur Archives, which document the cultural traditions of the tribes of Darfur. She has filmed some 40 hours of songs, dances, children's stories, farming methods and accounts of genocide in the region's refugee camps that make up the current archives. Since 2011 the Archives have been housed at The Dodd Research Center at the University of Connecticut.
In February 2015 Farrow appeared in an episode of A Path Appears, a PBS documentary series from the creators of the Half the Sky Movement. In the episode Farrow travels to Kibera, Kenya’s largest slum, to share stories from organizations providing education to at-risk girls.
Marriage to Frank Sinatra
On July 19, 1966, Farrow married singer Frank Sinatra at the Las Vegas home of Jack Entratter. Farrow was 21 years old at the time while Sinatra was 51. Sinatra wanted Farrow to give up her acting career which she initially agreed to do. She accompanied Sinatra while he was shooting several films but soon tired of doing nothing and signed on to star in Rosemary's Baby. Filming for Rosemary's Baby ran over its initial estimated filming schedule which angered Sinatra who had cast Farrow in a role in his film The Detective. After Farrow failed to report for filming, Sinatra cast actress Jacqueline Bisset in Farrow's role. In November 1967, while Farrow was filming Rosemary's Baby, Sinatra's lawyer served her with divorce papers. Their divorce was finalized in August 1968. Farrow later blamed the demise of the marriage on their age difference and stated that she was an "impossibly immature teenager" when she married Sinatra. The two remained friends until Sinatra's death.
Visit to Ashram
In February 1968, Farrow traveled to India, where she spent part of the year at the ashram of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, studying Transcendental Meditation. Her visit received worldwide media attention because of the presence of all four members of The Beatles, Donovan, and Mike Love, as well as her sister Prudence Farrow, who inspired John Lennon to write the song "Dear Prudence".
Marriage to André Previn
On September 10, 1970, Farrow married conductor and composer André Previn in London. At the time of their marriage, Farrow was pregnant with twin boys. Farrow had begun a relationship with Previn while he was still married to his second wife songwriter Dory Previn. When Farrow became pregnant, Previn left Dory and filed for divorce. Their divorce became final in July 1970. Dory Previn later wrote a scathing song, entitled "Beware of Young Girls", about the loss of her husband to Farrow. Previn and Farrow divorced in 1979.
Relationship with Woody Allen
In 1979, Farrow began a relationship with film director Woody Allen. During their relationship, Farrow starred in 13 of Allen's films, and several of her relatives also made appearances. Their relationship ended in 1992 when Allen began having an intimate relationship with Soon-Yi, her 21-year-old adopted daughter.
As of September 2016, Farrow has 11 living children (four biological, seven adopted), including her adopted daughter Soon-Yi from whom she is estranged. Three of her adopted children, Tam, Lark, and Thaddeus, are deceased.
Farrow and former husband André Previn have three biological children: twins Matthew and Sascha (born February 26, 1970), and Fletcher (born March 14, 1974). In 1973 and 1976, respectively, they adopted Vietnamese infants, Lark Song Previn and Summer "Daisy" Song Previn, followed by the adoption of Soon-Yi from Korea around 1978. Soon-Yi's precise age and birth date are not known, but a bone scan estimated her age as being between 5 and 7 years old at the time of her adoption.
In 1985, Farrow adopted Dylan Farrow (born July 1985, adopted at two weeks old). Dylan was known as "Eliza" for a while and also as "Malone". In December 1991 a New York City court allowed Woody Allen to co-adopt Dylan and Moses.
On December 19, 1987, Farrow gave birth to their son Satchel O'Sullivan Farrow, later known as Ronan Farrow. In a 2013 interview with Vanity Fair, Farrow stated Ronan could "possibly" be the biological child of her first husband Frank Sinatra, with whom she claimed to have "never really split up".
In 1992, Mia alleged that Dylan Farrow, then aged seven, had told her she had been sexually abused by Allen. In August 1992, Allen sued for full custody of his and Farrow's three children, claiming that Farrow was concocting the sexual abuse allegations.
The head doctor of the police-appointed medical team gave sworn testimony via a deposition that Dylan "either invented the story under the stress of living in a volatile and unhealthy home or that it was planted in her mind by her mother" because of the "inconsistent" presentation of the story by Dylan. The doctor did not meet with Dylan prior to giving his testimony and delivered his findings based on first-hand accounts of the incident. Justice Elliot Wilk, who rejected Allen's bid for full custody and denied him visitation rights with Dylan, wrote: "I am less certain, however, than is the Yale-New Haven team, that the evidence proves conclusively that there was no sexual abuse." In February 2014, Dylan Farrow publicly renewed her claims of sexual abuse against Allen, in an open letter published by Nicholas Kristof, a friend of Farrow, in his New York Times blog. Allen repeated his denial of the allegations.
Between 1992 and 1995, Farrow adopted five more children: Tam Farrow; Kaeli-Shea Farrow, later known as Quincy Maureen Farrow; Frankie-Minh; Isaiah Justus; Gabriel Wilk Farrow, later known as Thaddeus Wilk Farrow and named after Elliott Wilk, the judge who oversaw Farrow's 1993 legal battle with Allen. Tam Farrow died of heart failure in 2000 at the age of 19 after a long illness. On December 25, 2008, Lark Previn died at the age of 35, also after a long illness, and although the cause of death was not disclosed, she had previously been treated for AIDS-related pneumonia. On September 21, 2016, Thaddeus Wilk Farrow was found dead at the age of 27 after an apparent car crash. The Connecticut state medical examiner later ruled the death a suicide after an autopsy revealed that Thaddeus had shot himself in the torso.
Mia Farrow on screen and stage
|1963||The Importance of Being Earnest||Cecily Cardew||Madison Avenue Playhouse|
|1971||Jeanne d'Arc au bûcher||Joan of Arc||Royal Albert Hall|
|1972||Mary Rose||Mary Rose||Shaw Theatre|
|1973||Three Sisters||Irina||Greenwich Theatre|
|The House of Bernarda Alba||Jan and Adela|
|1975||The Marrying of Ann Leete||Ann Leete||Aldwych Theatre|
|1976||The Zykovs||Pavla Tselovnyeva|
|1979||Romantic Comedy||Phoebe Craddock||Ethel Barrymore Theatre|
|1996||Getting Away with Murder||Dr. Bering's Wife||Broadhurst Theatre|
|1999||Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?||Honey||Majestic Theatre|
|2002||The Exonerated||Sunny Jacobs||US tour|
|2003||Fran's Bed||Fran||Long Wharf Theatre|
|2014||Love Letters||Melissa Gardner||Brooks Atkinson Theatre|
- Jany, Libor (August 5, 2011). "Bridgewater man charged with growing pot on Mia Farrow's property". Newstimes. Hearst Media Services Connecticut, LLC. Retrieved May 10, 2016.
- Adler, Jerry (August 30, 1992). "Unhappily Ever After". Newsweek. Retrieved May 10, 2016.
- "Mia Farrow Biography". The Biography Channel. Retrieved January 13, 2014.
- "Music – Mia Farrow". BBC. Retrieved March 3, 2014.
- Mia Farrow – Awards, imdb.com; accessed November 21, 2014.
- Rusesabagina, Paul (May 12, 2008). "Heroes & Pioneers: Mia Farrow". time.com. Retrieved October 6, 2014.
- Current Biography Yearbook. H. W. Wilson Co. 1970. p. 132.
- Smith, Dinitia (May 8, 1994). "Picking Up The Legos And The Pieces". The New York Times. Retrieved October 12, 2013.
- Ring, Wilson (June 17, 2009). "Mia Farrow's Brother's Death: SUICIDE". The Huffington Post.
- Wood, Gaby (January 29, 2006). "'I've always had a sense of the unworthiness of myself'". The Observer. London, UK: The Guardian. Retrieved May 15, 2010.
This seems more than a little harsh, and I ask Farrow whether she thinks she would have felt less guilty about things if she had not been brought up a Catholic.
- Su Holmes; Diane Negra (March 17, 2011). In the Limelight and Under the Microscope: Forms and Functions of Female Celebrity. Continuum. pp. 239–. ISBN 978-0-8264-3855-3. Retrieved August 8, 2013.
- Pringle, Gill (June 2, 2006). "Mia Farrow: 'My faith helps me through hard times'". The Independent. London. Retrieved May 15, 2010.
If you're brought up a Catholic and you've had 13 years of convent education with nuns, there's no way you ever get out from under that. I've accepted that fact about myself so there are certain things – like my lost saint – that sometimes are not so lost.
- "Polio Strikes Los Angeles". The West Australian. Perth: National Library of Australia. August 14, 1954. p. 4. Retrieved March 3, 2012.
- Wadler, Joyce (September 26, 2000). "PUBLIC LIVES; Older, Wiser and Still Reaching Out to Help". Retrieved August 10, 2013.
- "Profile: Mia Farrow". BBC News. August 9, 2010. Retrieved August 7, 2013.
- "The Von Trapp Family Reunites!". abcnews.com. November 11, 2005.
- Orth, Maureen (November 2013). "Momma Mia!". vanityfair.com.
- Newcomb, Horace, ed. (2004). Encyclopedia of Television, Volume 1. Taylor & Francis. p. 1755. ISBN 1-579-58411-X.
- Toth, Emily (1981). Inside Peyton Place: The Life of Grace Metalious. Doubleday Publishing. p. 357. ISBN 0-385-15950-1.
- Hall, Anni (October 25, 2011). "Beauty icon: Mia Farrow". Vogue.com. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
- Ebert, Roger (July 29, 1968). "Rosemary's Baby". Chicago Sun-Times.
- Davis, Ronald L. (2003), Duke: The Life and Image of John Wayne, University of Oklahoma Press, p. 286.
- "Happy ending for Mia". The Age. Google News Archive. December 11, 1969. Retrieved March 6, 2016.
- "Farrow, Mia 1945(?)-". Encyclopedia.com. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
- Paul R. Bartrop (July 30, 2012). A Biographical Encyclopedia of Contemporary Genocide. ABC-CLIO. pp. 86–. ISBN 978-0-313-38678-7. Retrieved August 10, 2013.
- Allen, Woody. Woody Allen on Woody Allen: In Conversation with Stig Björkman, Grove Press (1993)
- Harrison, Kathryn (February 23, 1997). "Intimate Strangers". Books, The New York Times. Retrieved August 8, 2013.
- "At the Movies: 'The Omen'". Augusta Chronicle. Associated Press. 2006-06-06.
- The Omen (2006) Movie Review, DVD Release, Filmcritic.com; accessed October 6, 2014.
- Arnold, William (May 6, 2006). "Final warning: Don't see 'Omen'". Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
- Kit, Borys (October 14, 2010). "Christopher Walken among cast of Todd Solondz drama". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 6, 2016.
- D'Addario, Daniel (June 5, 2012). "Dark Horse by Todd Solondz reviewed: Despite fast start, film falls to back of the pack". The New York Observer. Retrieved March 6, 2016.
- Sheward, David (19 September 2014). "Review Roundup: 'Love Letters'". NewYork.com. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
- Isherwood, Charles (18 September 2014). "The Muted Melancholy Between the Lines". New York Times. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
- Greenburg, Ilan (March 30, 2008). "Changing the Rules of the Games". The New York Times Magazine. Retrieved August 12, 2013.
- Mia and Ronan Farrow in Berlin in 2006 (2 photos)
- Mia Farrow and the United Buddy Bears in Berlin 2006
- "Frontline: On Our Watch (transcript)". PBS. November 20, 2007. Retrieved October 6, 2014.
- Holt, Richard (August 7, 2007). "Mia Farrow offers freedom to save Darfur rebel". The Telegraph. London, UK. Retrieved August 11, 2013.
- "McCall-Pierpaoli Humanitarian Award press release". Retrieved August 13, 2013.
- "Mia Farrow Goodwill Ambassador". Unicef. Retrieved August 13, 2013.
- "UNICEF Ambassador Mia Farrow to meet war-affected children in Uganda". Retrieved August 7, 2013.
- "Lyndon Baines Johnson Moral Courage Award". Holocaust Museum Houston. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
- "2011 Past Honorees Mia Farrow". The Marion Anderson Award. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
- Rusesabagina, Paul (May 12, 2008). "The 2008 Time 100 HEROES & PIONEERS Mia Farrow". Retrieved August 15, 2013.
- Louis Charbonneau (April 22, 2009). "Mia Farrow to start fast over Darfur". Reuters. Retrieved August 13, 2013.
- Duke, Alan (May 8, 2009). "Mia Farrow ends fast after health concerns". CNN.com. Retrieved August 13, 2013.
- Davies, Lizzy (in The Hague), and Adam Gabbatt (August 9, 2010). "Mia Farrow contradicts Naomi Campbell in Charles Taylor trial". theguardian.com. Retrieved August 7, 2013.
- "Mia Farrow admits being paid by Ecuadorian government", freebeacon.com; accessed October 6, 2014.
- McAleer, Phelim. "Mia's Dirty Profts", New York Post, p. 21, October 6, 2014.
- "Judge finds foul play behind controversial case against Chevron", economist.com; accessed October 6, 2014.
- "U.S. Judge Kaplan Held Investments In Chevron When He Ruled for Company In Ecuador Pollution Dispute", csrwire.com; accessed July 31, 2015.
- Thomas J. Dodd Research Center. "The Sudan and Darfur Research Collections". University of Connecticut. Retrieved 6 January 2015.
- Farrow, Mia and Goldhagen, Daniel Jonah (26 September 2013). "Mass Slaughter and Obama's Mystifying Indifference". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 6 January 2015.
- Megan, Kathleen (11 October 2011). "Mia Farrow Documents Darfuri Culture". The Hartford Courant. Retrieved 6 January 2015.
- Locker, Melissa (2 February 2015). "A Path Appears: can celebrities really help tackle humanity's biggest problems?". The Guardian. Retrieved 23 February 2015.
- Carmen, Allison (6 February 2015). "Ronan and Mia Farrow Find Shining Hope in One of the World's Worst Slums". Huffington Post. Retrieved 23 February 2015.
- http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/meet-bernie-sanders-top-celebrity-backers/story?id=33020601 Sanders Celebrity Backers
- Ringgold, Gene (1989). The Films of Frank Sinatra. Kensington Books. p. 19. ISBN 0-806-50384-X.
- Farrow, Mia (January 23, 2013). "Setting the Record (and the Hair) Straight". The New York Times. Retrieved August 7, 2013.
- Ringgold 1989 p. 21
- Santopietro, Tom (2009). Sinatra in Hollywood. Macmillan. pp. 397–398. ISBN 1-429-96474-X.
- "Mia Farrow, André Previn Expecting Baby". The Day. October 14, 1969. p. 21.
- Santopietro 2009 p.398
- Frayn Turner, John (2004). Frank Sinatra. Taylor Trade Publications. p. 150. ISBN 1-589-79145-2.
- Kaiser, Charles (2012). 1968 in America: Music, Politics, Chaos, Counterculture, and the Shaping of a Generation. Grove Press. p. 212. ISBN 0-802-19324-2.
- Warner, Jay (2004). On this Day in Music History. Hal Leonard Corporation. p. 52. ISBN 1-617-74379-8.
- Lee, Laura (1999). The Name's Familiar: Mr. Leotard, Barbie, and Chef Boyardee. Pelican Publishing. p. 89. ISBN 1-455-60918-8.
- "Actress, conductor wed". Eugene Register-Guard. September 11, 1970. pp. 3A.
- About Dory Previn
- Nelson, Valerie J. (February 16, 2012). "Dory Previn dies at 86; Oscar-nominated songwriter". Los Angeles Times.
- "Woody Allen". people.com. December 28, 1992.
- Gliatto, Tom (August 31, 1992). "A Family Affair". People. 38 (9). ISSN 0093-7673.
- Daily Mail Reporter (December 31, 2008). "Mia Farrow mourns the death of adopted daughter Lark Previn on Christmas Day". Daily Mail. London. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
- "Mia's Story". Vanity Fair. November 1992.
- "Mia Farrow gives birth to twins". The Bulletin. February 27, 1970.
- "Mia Farrow Has Son". Ocala Star-Banner. March 14, 1974.
- "Farrow's Children Speak Out As Family Turmoil Continues". Seattle Times. August 21, 1992. Retrieved March 3, 2014.
- Orth, Maureen (November 1992). "Mia's Story". Vanity Fair. Retrieved November 16, 2012.
Nobody knows how old Soon-Yi really is. Without ever seeing her, Korean officials put her age down as seven on her passport. A bone scan Mia had done on her in the U.S. put her age at between five and seven. In the family, Soon-Yi is considered to have turned 20 this year, on October 8 .
- "Star Tracks". People. August 12, 1985. Archived from the original on September 15, 2015. Retrieved May 11, 2016.
…4-week-old Dylan Farrow is one production the director can't take credit for. Adopted just two weeks ago, …
- "Mia and Woody's Son Becomes a Marriage Counselor". Fox News. August 7, 2003. Retrieved March 3, 2014.
- "Picking Up The Legos And The Pieces". New York Times. May 8, 1994. Retrieved March 3, 2014.
- Stern, Marlow (10 February 2014). "Inside the Shocking Custody Case Court Documents that Shed Light on the Dylan Farrow-Woody Allen Saga". The Daily Beast. Retrieved 3 February 2015.
- "Son Born to Mia Farrow And Woody Allen". Associated Press via The New York Times. December 22, 1987. Retrieved October 2, 2013.
- Friedman, Roger (August 7, 2003). "Mia and Woody's Son Becomes a Marriage Counselor". FoxNews. Retrieved February 2, 2014.
- Lax, Eric (February 24, 1991). "Woody and Mia: A New York Story". The New York Times. Retrieved August 7, 2013.
- "Exclusive: Mia Farrow and Eight of Her Children Speak Out on Their Lives, Frank Sinatra, and the Scandals They've Endured". Vanity Fair. October 2, 2013. Retrieved October 2, 2013.
- Marks, Peter (June 8, 1993). "Allen Loses to Farrow in Bitter Custody Battle". The New York Times. Retrieved November 5, 2011.
- Orth, Maureen (7 February 2014). "10 Undeniable Facts About the Woody Allen Sexual-Abuse Allegation". Vanity Fair. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
- Perez-Pena R. (May 4, 1993). "Doctor Cites Inconsistencies In Dylan Farrow's Statement", The New York Times; accessed October 6, 2014.
- Winter, Jessica (7 February 2014). "Woody Allen and Dylan Farrow: Just the Facts". Slate. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
- Farrow, Dylan (February 1, 2014). "An Open Letter From Dylan Farrow". The New York Times. "On the Ground" (Nicholas Kristof blog). Retrieved February 3, 2014.
- Catherine Shard (February 2, 2014). "Dylan Farrow, adopted daughter of Woody Allen, alleges he abused her". The Guardian.
- "Woody Allen accused of sex abuse by adopted daughter". BBC. February 2, 2014.
- February 2, 2014. "Woody Allen rejects 'untrue and disgraceful' sex abuse claims". AFP. Retrieved February 3, 2014.
- Suzanne Moore (February 3, 2014). "The kangaroo court of Twitter is no place to judge Woody Allen". The Guardian.
- Woody Allen (February 7, 2014). "Woody Allen Speaks Out". nyTimes.com/SundayReview.
- Fleeman, Mike (February 7, 2014). "Woody Allen Lashes Back: 'Of Course, I Did Not Molest Dylan'". People. Retrieved 2013-10-17.
- Rothman, Michael (2013-10-17). "Dylan Farrow's Brother Moses Says Mia Farrow, Not Woody Allen Was Abusive". ABC News. Retrieved 2013-10-17.
- Miller, Hilary (February 14, 2014). "Here's Mia Farrow's Family Tree, Because We Know It Gets Confusing". The Huffington Post. Retrieved October 9, 2014.
- Martin, Douglas (July 3, 2002). "Elliott Wilk, Judge and Dry Wit, Dies at 60". The New York Times. Retrieved August 7, 2013.
- Baker, K. C., and Bill Hutchinson, "Mia Farrow Mourns Daughter", NY Daily News, March 15, 2000.
- "Mia Farrow mourns death...", Daily Mail Online, accessed 27 September 2016.
- "Mia Farrow's adopted daughter Lark Previn dies aged 35". London, UK: The Telegraph. December 30, 2008. Retrieved August 8, 2013.
- "Mia Farrow: My Life and Times". The Guardian. Retrieved 22 April 2015.
- "From the Observer archive, 7 February 1971: Joan at the Stake is the hottest ticket in town". The Guardian. Retrieved 22 April 2015.
- Cook, Emma (January 11, 1998). "HOW WE MET: JOHN TAVENER AND MIA FARROW". London: The Independent. Retrieved 22 April 2015.
- "GREENWICH THEATRE: A BRIEF HISTORY". Greenwich Theatre. Retrieved 22 April 2015.
- "The Dissonance of Dissidents". Backstage. Retrieved 22 April 2015.
- "Production of The Marrying of Ann Leete". Theatricalia. Retrieved 22 April 2015.
- "Plays- The Zykovs". Gary Bond. Retrieved 22 April 2015.
- "Ivanov (1976)". Zoe Wanamaker Official. Retrieved 22 April 2015.
- "Mia Farrow Has Her First Broadway Hit, Loses Her Second Husband and Adopts Her Seventh Child". People Magazine. Retrieved 22 April 2015.
- "Getting Away With Murder". Internet Broadway Database. Retrieved 22 April 2015.
- "Hagen, Pryce, Gallagher and Farrow To Cry Woolf in L.A., April 16". Playbill. Retrieved 22 April 2015.
- "The Exonerated". The Culture Project. Retrieved 22 April 2015.
- "Mia Farrow Stars in World Premiere James Lapine Play Fran's Bed at Long Wharf, Oct. 16-Nov. 23". Playbill. Retrieved 22 April 2015.
- "Mia Farrow Occupies Fran's Bed in NYC Premiere of Lapine's Family Drama, Starting Aug. 30". Playbill. Retrieved 22 April 2015.
- Isherwood, Charles (September 18, 2014). "The Muted Melancholy Between the Lines". New York Times. Retrieved 22 April 2015.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Mia Farrow.|
- Official website
- Mia Farrow at the Internet Movie Database
- Mia Farrow at the TCM Movie Database
- Mia Farrow at the Internet Broadway Database
- Mia Farrow at the Internet Off-Broadway Database
Interviews and articles
- Interview with Mia Farrow about Darfur on Guernica: a magazine of art and politics
- Interview with David Freudberg on public radio's Humankind describes her efforts to increase awareness about the ongoing slaughter in Darfur, her history of having adopted ten children, and her reflections on ego