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Fay Wray

Fay Wray

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Also Known As: Died: August 8, 2004
Born: September 15, 1907 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Alberta, CA Profession: Cast ...
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Raised in the USA in California, Arizona and Utah; family eventually settled in Southern California
1923:
Film acting debut in "Gasoline Love"
1928:
Star-making role, "The Wedding March"
1932:
Breakthrough sound role, "The Most Dangerous Game"
1933:
Most famous role, "King Kong"
1937:
Starred opposite Richard Dix in "It Happened in Hollywood"
1942:
Retired from motion pictures
1944:
Co-wrote film "This is the Life"
1953:
Returned to the screen as character actress, "Small Town Girl"
1953:
TV series debut, "The Pride of the Family"
1958:
Retired from the screen
1980:
Returned to acting to play Henry Fonda's landlady, "Gideon's Trumpet" (CBS)
1988:
Reflected on RKO in "Hollywood: The Golden Years"

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