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Fay Wray (born Vina Fay Wray; September 15, 1907 – August 8, 2004) was a Canadian-American actress. Through an acting career that spanned 57 years, Wray attained international stardom as an actress in horror film roles, leading to many considering her as the first "scream queen".

After appearing in minor film roles, Wray gained media attention being selected as one of the "WAMPAS Baby Stars". This led to Wray being signed to Paramount Pictures as a teenager, where she made more than a dozen films. After leaving Paramount, she signed deals with various film companies, being cast in her first horror film roles. For RKO Radio Pictures, Inc., she starred in the film with which she is most identified, King Kong (1933). After the success of King Kong, Wray appeared in more minor film roles and on television, leading to her final role in 1980.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Fay Wray (born Vina Fay Wray; September 15, 1907 – August 8, 2004) was a Canadian-American actress. Through an acting career that spanned 57 years, Wray attained international stardom as an actress in horror film roles, leading to many considering her as the first "scream queen".

After appearing in minor film roles, Wray gained media attention being selected as one of the "WAMPAS Baby Stars". This led to Wray being signed to Paramount Pictures as a teenager, where she made more than a dozen films. After leaving Paramount, she signed deals with various film companies, being cast in her first horror film roles. For RKO Radio Pictures, Inc., she starred in the film with which she is most identified, King Kong (1933). After the success of King Kong, Wray appeared in more minor film roles and on television, leading to her final role in 1980.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 99

Birthday 1907-09-15

Day of Death 2004-08-08

Place of Birth Cardston, Alberta, Canada

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Dracula's Ghost
2005 RKO Production 601: The Making of 'Kong, the Eighth Wonder of the World' as Herself
2003 Broadway: The Golden Age as Herself
1998 Universal Horror as Herself / Interviewee
1980 Gideon's Trumpet as Edna Curtis
1976 Murder by Death as Screaming Door Bell (archive sound) (uncredited)
1975 Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? as Herself
1971 Kinkón as Ann Darrow
1962 The Eleventh Hour(1 episode)
1960 The Islanders(1 episode)
1959 Hawaiian Eye(1 episode)
1958 77 Sunset Strip(1 episode)
1958 Summer Love as Beth Daley
1958 Dragstrip Riot as Norma Martin
1957 Perry Mason(3 episodes)
1957 Tammy and the Bachelor as Mrs. Brent
1957 Crime of Passion as Alice Pope
1956 Rock, Pretty Baby as Beth Daley
1955 Hell on Frisco Bay as Kay Stanley
1955 Queen Bee as Sue McKinnon
1955 The 20th Century Fox Hour(1 episode)
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents(2 episodes)
1955 The Cobweb as Edna Devanal
1953 The Pride of the Family(39 episodes)
1953 Small Town Girl as Mrs. Gordon Kimbell
1953 Treasure of the Golden Condor as Annette, Marquise de St. Malo
1953 General Electric Theater(2 episodes)
1952 Cavalcade of America(1 episode)
1952 This Is Your Life(1 episode)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame(1 episode)
1949 Mighty Joe Young as Woman's Scream
1941 Melody for Three as Mary Stanley
1941 Adam Had Four Sons as Molly Stoddard
1940 Wildcat Bus as Ted Dawson
1939 Navy Secrets as Carol Mathews
1938 Smashing the Spy Ring as Eleanor Dunlap
1937 Murder in Greenwich Village as Kay Cabot aka Lucky
1937 It Happened in Hollywood as Gloria Gay
1936 They Met in a Taxi as Mary Trenton
1936 When Knights Were Bold as Lady Rowena
1935 White Lies as Joan Mitchell
1935 Come Out of the Pantry as Hilda Beach-Howard
1935 Bulldog Jack as Ann Manders
1934 Mills of the Gods as Jean Hastings
1934 Woman in the Dark as Louise Loring
1934 Cheating Cheaters as Nan Brockton
1934 The Richest Girl in the World as Sylvia Lockwood
1934 The Affairs of Cellini as Angela
1934 Black Moon as Gail Hamilton
1934 Viva Villa! as Teresa
1934 Once to Every Woman as Mary Fanshane
1934 The Countess of Monte Cristo as Janet Kruegar
1934 Madame Spy as Marie Franck
1934 The Clairvoyant as Rene
1933 The Son of Kong as Screaming voice
1933 Master of Men as Kay Walling
1933 The Bowery as Lucy Calhoun
1933 One Sunday Afternoon as Virginia Brush
1933 The Big Brain as Cynthia Glennon
1933 Shanghai Madness as Wildeth Christie
1933 The Woman I Stole as Vida Carew
1933 Ann Carver's Profession as Ann Carver Graham
1933 King Kong as Ann Darrow
1933 Below the Sea as Diana
1933 Mystery of the Wax Museum as Charlotte Duncan
1933 The Vampire Bat as Ruth Bertin
1932 The Most Dangerous Game as Eve Trowbridge
1932 Doctor X as Joanne Xavier
1932 Stowaway as Mary Foster
1931 The Unholy Garden as Camille de Jonghe
1931 Three Rogues as Lee Carleton
1931 The Lawyer's Secret as Kay Roberts
1931 The Finger Points as Marcia Collins
1931 The Stolen Jools as Fay Wray
1931 Dirigible as Helen Pierce
1931 The Conquering Horde as Taisie Lockhart
1930 Captain Thunder as Ynez
1930 The Sea God as Daisy
1930 The Border Legion as Joan Randall
1930 The Texan as Consuelo
1930 Paramount On Parade as Sweetheart
1930 Behind the Make-Up as Marie Gardoni
1929 Pointed Heels as Lora Nixon
1929 Thunderbolt as Ritzy
1929 The Four Feathers as Ethne Eustace
1928 The Wedding March as Mitzi / Mitzerl Schrammell
1928 The First Kiss as Anna Lee
1928 Street of Sin as Elizabeth
1928 The Legion of the Condemned as Christine Charteris
1926 The Wild Horse Stampede as Jessie Hayden
1926 Four Square Steve as Milly
1925 Moonlight and Noses as Miss Sniff, the Professor's Daughter
1925 A Lover's Oath
1925 The Coast Patrol as Beth Slocum
1925 Isn't Life Terrible? as Potential Pen-Buyer (uncredited)
1925 Chasing the Chaser as Nursemaid
1925 Sure-Mike! as Salesgirl at Department Store
1924 Just a Good Guy as Girl Entering Taxi

Writing

1944 This Is the LifeTheatre Play

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