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Charlie's Angels: Where Are They Now?

Good morning Charlie!

This week marked the 40th anniversary of the appearance of that beautifully blow-dried, perfectly made-up, stylishly dressed trio of female detectives on our screens.

Led by the ever-absent Charlie and loyal assistant Bosley, the Angels kicked, fought and out-smarted a serious number of villains between 1976 and 1981 - and all in high heels, of course.

And even if the girls were occasionally replaced - remember when Farah Fawcett's character Jill left to pursue a career as a racing driver on the European Grand Prix circuit, or when Sabrina gave it all up to get married and start a family? - the series never lost its magic. 

Also, fun fact, the reason we never actually saw Charlie's face was because John Forsythe, whose dulcet tones voiced the investigators' boss, told Aaron Spelling that he would have to pay him a hefty sum to appear on screen.

So where are they now? Click through the gallery above to find out where our favourite crime-fighters ended up.

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It has been 40 years since the premiere of Charlie's Angels - but where are the stars now?
Farrah Fawcett's gorgeous blonde blow-dry was the envy of women around the world; the Texan grabbed the attention of Aaron Spelling and was cast in the role of Jill
Sadly, Farah passed away in June 2009 after a long battle with cancer. She documented her illness and treatment, and the short film was nominated for an Emmy
Jaclyn Smith originally sought out a career as a ballerina, but was offered the chance to star in Charlie's Angels after a successful turn as a shampoo model
The 79-year-old actress has continued to act, most recently bit-parts in Law & Order and CSI. SHe is married to fourth husband, Brad Allen, and has two children from a previous relationship
Kate Jackson starred in Charlie's Angels as Sabrina from 1976 to 1979, but was prompted to leave after having to turn down Meryl Streep's role in Kramer vs. Kramer due to conflicting schedules
After leaving Charlie's Angels, Kate went on to star in hit 80s series Scarecrow and Mrs. King; she continues to act, mainly in one-off roles for TV
Cheryl Ladd stepped in to Farah Fawcett's shoes following the latter's departure from the programme in 1977
Perhaps best known for her roles in Poison Ivy and Millennium, Cheryl most recently starred in award-winning TV series The People v. O.J. Simpson
Following Kate Jackson's departure, Shelley Hack came on board as the third Angel in 1979
Shelley only lasted one season on the hit show, and, despite a number of TV and movie roles, retired from acting in 1997
Tanya Roberts came on board for the show's final season, and found herself on the cover of PEOPLE magazine as a result
The fame from Charlie's Angels secured Tanya roles in The Beastmaster and as a Bond girl in 1984's A View To Kill
David Doyle starred as the ever-loyal Bosley for the show's duration; he also voiced the character of Grandpa Lou Pickles in the long-running children's cartoon, Rugrats, until his passing in 1997 at the age of 67
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