O'Neal in 'awe' of Fawcett's courage

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image ap"><span>AP</span></div><span class="caption-text">Farrah Fawcett-Majors, as Jill, one of &#34;Charlie&#39;s Angels,&#34; with no trouble at all impersonates a Feline at the Feline Club, in order to investigate the deaths of two felines who were candidates for the centerfold of Feline Magazine, in &#34;Lady Killer,&#34; on the ABC, May 25, 1976. &#40;AP Photo&#41;</span></div>
June 25, 2009 9:09:07 AM PDT
Ryan O'Neal says Farrah Fawcett's strength in the shadow of cancer has made him love her more than ever. [SIGN UP: Get entertainment news sent to you]

O'Neal was interviewed by NBC News' Meredith Vieira , who also talked to Fawcett's close friend, Alana Stewart, for reports airing on the "Today" show Wednesday and Thursday.

O'Neal and Stewart participated in the documentary titled "Farrah's Story," a video diary of the actress' cancer fight. The film airs Friday on NBC.

O'Neal and Fawcett had a romantic relationship that ended in the late 1990s and are parents of a son, Redmond O'Neal.

The former "Charlie's Angels" star is suffering from anal cancer that has spread to her liver.

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