Fay Compton

Fay Compton
1894 - 1978
Fay Compton  English Actress

Fay Compton dating history


Fay Compton was previously married to Leon Quartermaine (1922 - 1942), Harry Pelissier (1912 - 1913), Lauri De Frecce and Ralph Michael.


English Actress Fay Compton was born Virginia Lilian Emmeline MacKenzie Compton on 18th September, 1894 in West Kensington, London, England, UK and passed away on 12th Dec 1978 London, England, UK aged 84. She is most remembered for This Freedom. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.

Fay Compton is a member of the following lists: English film actors, English stage actors and Commanders of the Order of the British Empire.


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Married4 20 years 5 years, 5 months 1 year, 8 months
Total4 20 years 5 years, 5 months 1 year, 8 months


First Name Virginia
Middle Name Lilian Emmeline
Last Name Compton MacKenzie
Maiden Name Compton MacKenzie
Full Name at Birth Virginia Lilian Emmeline MacKenzie Compton
Alternative Name Fay Compton, Fay Pelissier, Fay Quartermaine, Fay De Frece, Fay Michael
Age 84 (age at death) years
Birthday 18th September, 1894
Birthplace West Kensington, London, England, UK
Died 12th December, 1978
Place of Death London, England, UK
Cause of Death Natural death
Height 5' 4" (163 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Other
Ethnicity White
Nationality English
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame This Freedom
Year(s) Active 1933–1977, 1911–1977
Official Websites www.imdb.com/name/nm0174029/
Father Edward Compton
Mother Virginia Bateman
Brother Compton MacKenzie
Sister Viola Compton
Family Member Anthony Pelissier (son), Tracy Reed (granddaughter), Henri Compton (grandfather)
Pets Cats
Favorite Places Edinburgh, Paris, Bristol, Liverpool, London
Favorite Colors Black, White, Red, Yellow, Green, Blue, Golden, Grey, Brown
Favorite Accessories Jewellery, Scarfs, Hats

Virginia Lilian Emmeline Compton-Mackenzie, CBE (; 18 September 1894 – 12 December 1978), known professionally as Fay Compton, was an English actress. She appeared in several films, and made many broadcasts, but was best known for her stage performances. She was known for her versatility, and appeared in Shakespeare, drawing room comedy, pantomime, modern drama, and classics such as Ibsen and Chekhov. In addition to performing in Britain, Compton appeared several times in the US, and toured Australia and New Zealand in a variety of stage plays.

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Fay Compton84 VirgoActress
Leon Quartermaine90 LibraPerformance Artist
Harry Pelissier39 TaurusTheater Director
Ralph Michael87 LibraActor
Lauri De Frecce40 PiscesActor


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
AnthonyMaleHarry Pelissier


I Start Counting1970Mrs. BennettMovie
The Virgin and the Gypsy1970GrandmaMovie
Dombey and Son1969Mrs. BrownTV Show
Fraud Squad1969Lady FlandersTV Show
Journey to Midnight1968Queen Victoria (episode 'Poor Butterfly')Movie
Cold Comfort Farm1968Aunt Ada Doom (Starkadder)TV Show
Journey to the Unknown1968Queen VictoriaTV Show
The Forsyte Saga1967'Aunt Ann' Forsyte, Aunt AnnTV Show
Sanctuary1967Sister JulianaTV Show
Knock on Any Door1965Hester WarrenTV Show
NET Playhouse1964MaryaTV Show
Story Parade1964Miss BabbageTV Show
The Haunting1963Mrs. SandersonMovie
Uncle Vanya1963Marya, the motherMovie
Our Man at St. Mark's1963Edie RussellTV Show
First Night1963Alice WalmerTV Show
Dr. Finlay's Casebook1962Mrs. TennantTV Show
Il fiore e la violenza1962Mrs. Pinkerton (segment "Il delitto")Movie
Call Oxbridge 20001961Miss Effie TavenerTV Show
Maigret1960JaquetteTV Show
BBC Sunday-Night Play1960Mrs. Flint, Mrs. Sarah Victoria Marryot, Mrs. UmneyTV Show
No Hiding Place1959Mrs. Halfpenny, Mrs. Haven, Mrs. PalmerTV Show
The Widow of Bath1959Mrs. LeonardTV Show
Blackmail Is So Difficult1959Miss PrinceTV Movie
Our Mutual Friend1958Mrs. Betty HigdenTV Show
The Story of Esther Costello1957Mother SuperiorMovie
Town on Trial1957Mrs. CrowleyMovie
Nicholas Nickleby1957Mrs. SqueersTV Show
A Woman of Property1957Mrs. Charlotte GeddesTV Movie
Kind Cousin1957Sarah CoatesTV Movie
Armchair Theatre1956Angelica, VictoriaTV Show
Doublecross1956Alice PascoeMovie
Dixon of Dock Green1955Mrs. Binney, Nelly Cook, Sarah ConroyTV Show
ITV Play of the Week1955Victoria VerityTV Show
ITV Television Playhouse1955Great Aunt Julia, Mrs. Gillis, NannieTV Show
London Playhouse1955Adeline GirardTV Show
Miss Patterson1955Miss PattersonTV Movie
Fantastic Summer1955Virgilia WildeTV Movie
Aunt Clara1954Gladys SmithMovie
The Vanquished1953Mrs. PinkertonMovie
Rheingold Theatre1953Mrs. SaundersTV Show
The Foolish Gentlewoman1953Isabel BrockenTV Movie
Lady Possessed1952Mme. BruneMovie
Laughter in Paradise1951Agnes RussellMovie
Blackmailed1951Mrs. ChristopherMovie
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre1950Emmie Rockley, Fanny Cavendish, KateTV Show
The Forbidden Street1949Mrs. CulverMovie
Dulcimer Street1948Mrs. JosserMovie
Sin of Esther Waters1948Mrs. BarfieldMovie
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby1947Mme. MantaliniMovie
Odd Man Out1947RosieMovie
The Prime Minister1941Queen VictoriaMovie
So This Is London1939Lady WorthingMovie
The Mill on the Floss1936Mrs. TulliverMovie
Wrath of Jealousy1936Florence NightingaleMovie
Strauss' Great Waltz1934Countess Helga von StahlMovie
Autumn Crocus1934Jenny GrayMovie
Song at Eventide1934Helen d'AlasteMovie
The Battle of Gallipoli1931Mrs. DoeMovie
The Love Storm1931Eileen KellMovie
Uneasy Virtue1931Dorothy RendellMovie
Fashions in Love1929Marie De RemyMovie
Zero1928Mrs. GarthMovie
Robinson Crusoe1927SophieMovie
Somehow Good1927Rosalind NightingaleMovie
London Love1926Sally HopeMovie
The Happy Ending1925Mildred CraddockMovie
Settled Out of Court1925The WomanMovie
The Eleventh Commandment1924Ruth BarchesterMovie
Claude Duval1924Duchess FrancesMovie
The Loves of Mary, Queen of Scots1923Mary StuartMovie
This Freedom1923Rosalie AubynMovie
The House of Peril1922Sylvia BaileyMovie
A Bill of Divorcement1922Margaret FairfieldMovie
Diana of the Crossways1922DianaMovie
A Woman of No Importance1921Rachel ArbuthnotMovie
The Old Wives' Tale1921Sophie BarnesMovie
Judge Not1920NellyMovie
One Summer's Day1917MaisieMovie
The Labour Leader1917Diana HazlittMovie
She Stoops to Conquer1914BarmaidMovie
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