Fay Wray

Fay Wray
1907 - 2004

Fay Wray  Canadian Actress

Fay Wray passed away on 8th Aug 2004 aged 96. Her last relationship was when Sanford Rothenberg was married to Fay Wray from 6th August, 1971 to January, 1991.

Relationships

Fay Wray was previously married to Robert Riskin (1941 - 1955) and John Saunders (1927 - 1939).

She was also in relationships with Leland Hayward (1932), Sinclair Lewis, George Gershwin, Cary Grant, John Whitney and Clifford Odets.

Fay Wray had 3 children, Robert, Susan (78) and Victoria (68).

About

Fay Wray is a 96 year old Canadian Actress. Born Vina Fay Wray on 15th September, 1907 in Cardston, Alberta Canada and educated at Hollywood High, she is famous for King Kong, WAMPAS Baby Star of 1926 in a career that spans 1923–1980. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.

Fay Wray was in 4 on-screen matchups, notably with Bruce Cabot in King Kong (1933), Hal Skelly in Behind the Make-Up (1930), Richard Dix in It Happened in Hollywood (1937) and William Powell in Behind the Make-Up (1930).

Fay Wray is a member of the following lists: People from Cardston, 20th-century Canadian actresses and Actresses from Alberta.

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Confirmed Relationships9
Longest Relationship20 yrs, 5 mths
Shortest Relationship12 yrs, 2 mths
Average Relationship Length5 yrs, 2 mths
First Name Fay
Last Name Wray
Full Name at Birth Vina Fay Wray
Alternative Name The Queen of Scream, Queen of The B`s
Age 96 (age at death) years
Birthday 15th September, 1907
Birthplace Cardston, Alberta Canada
Died 8th August, 2004
Place of Death New York City, New York
Cause of Death Natural Causes
Height 5' 3" (160 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Red
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Mormon
Ethnicity White
Nationality Canadian
High School Hollywood High
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame King Kong, WAMPAS Baby Star of 1926
Year(s) Active 1923–1980, 1923–80
Brand Endorsement Lux Toilet Soap (magazine advertisement)
Official Websites www.nndb.com/people/622/000022556/, www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=9294827

Vina Fay Wray (September 15, 1907 – August 8, 2004) was a Canadian-born American actress most noted for playing the female lead in King Kong. Through an acting career that spanned 57 years, Wray attained international renown as an actress in horror movie roles. She was one of the first "scream queens".

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Dating History

Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Fay Wray96 VirgoActress
Canadian
Sanford Rothenberg-
Robert Riskin58 AriesWriter
American
Leland Hayward68 VirgoFilm/TV Producer
American
John Saunders42 ScorpioScreenwriter
American
Sinclair Lewis65 AquariusWriter
American
George Gershwin38 LibraComposer
American
Cary Grant82 CapricornActor
American
John Whitney77 VirgoSocialite
American
Clifford Odets57 CancerPlaywright
American

Children

NameGenderBornAge
RobertMale
SusanFemale193878 years old
VictoriaFemale194868 years old

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Suzie2007Beth DaleyMovie
The Eleventh Hour1962Mrs. BrubakerTV Show
The Islanders1960Mrs. StauntonTV Show
Hawaiian Eye1959Amelia GoodwinTV Show
The David Niven Show1959AllisonTV Show
Dragstrip Riot1958Norma Martin, Mrs. MartinMovie
Summer Love1958Beth DaleyMovie
77 Sunset Strip1958ClaraTV Show
Crime of Passion1957Alice PopeMovie
Tammy and the Bachelor1957Mrs. BrentMovie
Perry Mason1957Mignon Germaine, Lorna Thomas, Ethel HarrisonTV Show
The Real McCoys1957Fay WrayTV Show
Wagon Train1957Mrs. EdwardsTV Show
World in White1957Mrs. VictorMovie
Rock, Pretty Baby1956Beth DaleyMovie
Playhouse 901956Tula MarshTV Show
Telephone Time1956Miss PerryTV Show
Hell on Frisco Bay1955Kay StanleyMovie
Queen Bee1955Sue McKinnonMovie
The Cobweb1955Edna DevanalMovie
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Mrs. Nelson, Mrs. RenshawTV Show
Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre1955Mrs. Parr, MyraTV Show
Matinee Theatre1955TV Show
Screen Directors Playhouse1955Mary ParkerTV Show
The 20th Century-Fox Hour1955Agnes MarshTV Show
Damon Runyon Theater1955Mrs. Grace HarperTV Show
Studio 571954Mary CollinsTV Show
Small Town Girl1953Mrs. KimbellMovie
Treasure of the Golden Condor1953Annette, Marquise de St. MaloMovie
G.E. True Theater1953Mrs. Bassett, Mrs. TurnerTV Show
The Pride of the Family1953Catherine MorrisonTV Show
Cavalcade of America1952TV Show
Schlitz Playhouse1951TV Show
Kraft Theatre1947TV Show
Not a Ladies' Man1942Hester HunterMovie
Adam Had Four Sons1941Molly StoddardMovie
Melody for Three1941Mary StanleyMovie
Wildcat Bus1940Ted DawsonMovie
Navy Secrets1939Carol Mathews - Posing as Carol EvansMovie
Smashing the Spy Ring1939Eleanor DunlapMovie
The Jury's Secret1938Linda WareMovie
It Happened in Hollywood1937Gloria GayMovie
Murder in Greenwich Village1937Kay Cabot aka LuckyMovie
When Knights Were Bold1936Lady RowenaMovie
Roaming Lady1936Joyce ReidMovie
They Met in a Taxi1936Mary TrentonMovie
The Clairvoyant1935ReneMovie
Alias Bulldog Drummond1935Ann MandersMovie
Come Out of the Pantry1935Hilda Beach-HowardMovie
White Lies1935Joan MitchellMovie
The Affairs of Cellini1934AngelaMovie
The Richest Girl in the World1934Sylvia LockwoodMovie
Viva Villa!1934TeresaMovie
Black Moon1934Gail HamiltonMovie
Cheating Cheaters1934Nan BrocktonMovie
Madame Spy1934Marie FranckMovie
Mills of the Gods1934Jean HastingsMovie
The Countess of Monte Cristo1934Janet KruegerMovie
Woman in the Dark1934Louise LoringMovie
Once to Every Woman1934Mary FanshaneMovie
Below the Sea1933DianaMovie
King Kong1933Ann DarrowMovie
Mystery of the Wax Museum1933Charlotte DuncanMovie
One Sunday Afternoon1933Virginia BrushMovie
The Bowery1933Lucy CalhounMovie
The Vampire Bat1933Ruth BertinMovie
Ann Carver's Profession1933Ann Carver GrahamMovie
Enemies of Society1933Cynthia GlennonMovie
Shanghai Madness1933Wildeth ChristieMovie
Master of Men1933Kay WallingMovie
The Woman I Stole1933Vida CarewMovie
Doctor X1932Joanne XavierMovie
The Most Dangerous Game1932EveMovie
Stowaway1932Mary FosterMovie
Dirigible1931Helen PierceMovie
The Finger Points1931Marcia CollinsMovie
The Stolen Jools1931Fay WrayShort Film
The Conquering Horde1931Taisie LockhartMovie
The Lawyer's Secret1931Kay RobertsMovie
The Unholy Garden1931Camille de JongheMovie
Three Rogues1931Lee CarletonMovie
Behind the Make-Up1930Marie GardoniMovie
Paramount on Parade1930Sweetheart (Dream Girl)Movie
The Texan1930ConsueloMovie
Captain Thunder1930YnezMovie
The Border Legion1930Joan RandallMovie
The Sea God1930DaisyMovie
Galas de la Paramount1930Sweetheart - Episode 'Dream Girl'Movie
The Four Feathers1929Ethne EustaceMovie
Thunderbolt1929RitzyMovie
Pointed Heels1929Lora NixonMovie
The Legion of the Condemned1928Christine CharterisMovie
The Wedding March1928Mitzi, Mitzerl SchrammellMovie
Street of Sin1928ElizabethMovie
The First Kiss1928Anna LeeMovie
The Honeymoon1928MitziMovie
Loco Luck1927Molly VernonMovie
One Man Game, A1927RobertaMovie
Spurs and Saddles1927Mildred OrthMovie
Lazy Lightning1926Lila RogersMovie
The Man in the Saddle1926Pauline StewartMovie
Don't Shoot1926Nancy BurtonShort Film
Wild Horse Stampede, The1926Jessie HaydenMovie
Don Key (Son of Burro)1926Movie
One Wild Time1926Movie
Saddle Tramp, The1926Movie
Show Cowpuncher, The1926Movie
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ1925Slave Girl (unconfirmed, uncredited)Movie
A Lover's Oath1925Movie
Isn't Life Terrible?1925Potential Pen-Buyer (uncredited)Short Film
No Father to Guide Him1925Beach House Cashier (uncredited)Short Film
Moonlight and Noses1925Miss Sniff, the Professor's DaughterShort Film
Unfriendly Enemies1925The GirlShort Film
What Price Goofy?1925Concerned Girl with Perfume (uncredited)Short Film
Your Own Back Yard1925Woman in Quarrelsome CoupleShort Film
Chasing the Chaser1925NursemaidShort Film
Sure-Mike!1925Salesgirl at Department StoreShort Film
Thundering Landlords1925The WifeShort Film
Madame Sans Jane1925Short Film
The Coast Patrol1925Beth SlocumMovie
Sweet Daddy1924Lady in car (uncredited)Movie
Just a Good Guy1924Girl Entering Taxi (uncredited)Movie
Gasoline Love1923Short Film
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Posted commentsView all comments (5)

wjerryzAug 4

Fay,If you were here today , I'd marry ya.!!!!!

wjerryzOct 15, 2015

Fay was the Queen of the Scream Queens. I loved her in King Kong. One of my favorites

thriftstorejunkieApr 4, 2009

With just her charm, beauty, and immense likability, Fay Wray can make even the worst films watchable.


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