Fay Wray

Film Actress / Actress / Television Actress / Screenwriter | * 09/15/1907 († 96, 08/08/2004) | Cardston, Alberta (Canada)
Vina Fay Wray (September 15, 1907 – August 8, 2004) was a Canadian-American actress best known for starring as Ann Darrow in the 1933 film King Kong. Through an acting career that spanned nearly six decades, Wray attained international recognition as an actress in horror films. She has been dubbed one of the early "scream queens". After appearing in minor film roles, Wray gained media attention after being selected as one of the "WAMPAS Baby Stars" in 1926. This led to her being contracted to Paramount Pictures as a teenager, where she made more than a dozen feature films. After leaving Paramount, she signed deals with various film companies, being cast in her first horror film roles, in addition to many other types of roles, including in The Bowery (1933) and Viva Villa (1934), both of which starred Wallace Beery. For RKO Radio Pictures, Inc., Wray starred in the film she is most identified with, King Kong (1933). After the success of King Kong, she made numerous appearances... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Fay Wray

Crystal Award Canada's Walk of Fame Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame
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Movies with Fay Wray as Actress(113)

as Self (archive footage)2011 Return to Jurassic Park
as Self (archive footage)2007 Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman
as Self - Interviewee1998 Universal Horror
as Self (archive footage)1987 Hollywood Uncensored
as Edna Curtis1980 Gideon's Trumpet
as (archive footage)1979 The Horror Show
as Door Bell (archive sound) (uncredited)1976 Murder by Death
as Self (archive footage)1975 Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
as Ann Darrow1971 Kinkón
as King Kong' (archive footage) (uncredited)1961 Hollywood: The Selznick Years
as Beth Daley1958 Summer Love
as Norma Martin1958 Dragstrip Riot
as Mrs. Brent1957 Tammy and the Bachelor
as Beth Daley1956 Rock, Pretty Baby
as Alice Pope1956 Crime of Passion
as Kay Stanley1955 Hell on Frisco Bay
as Edna Devanal1955 The Cobweb
as Sue McKinnon1955 Queen Bee
as Mrs. Gordon Kimbell1953 Small Town Girl
as Annette, Marquise de St. Malo1953 Treasure of the Golden Condor
as Woman's Scream (uncredited)1949 Mighty Joe Young
as Hester Hunter1942 Not a Ladies' Man
as Mary Stanley1941 Melody for Three
as Molly Stoddard1941 Adam Had Four Sons
as Ted Dawson1940 Wildcat Bus
as Carol Mathews, alias Carol Stevens1939 Navy Secrets
as Linda Ware1938 The Jury's Secret
as Eleanor Dunlap1938 Smashing the Spy Ring
as Kay Cabot aka Lucky1937 Murder in Greenwich Village
as Gloria Gay1937 It Happened in Hollywood
as Joyce Reid1936 Roaming Lady
as Mary Trenton1936 They Met in a Taxi
as Lady Rowena1936 When Knights Were Bold
as Hilda Beach-Howard1935 Come Out of the Pantry
as Rene1935 The Clairvoyant
as Ann Manders1935 Bulldog Jack
as Joan Mitchell1935 White Lies
as Sylvia Lockwood1934 The Richest Girl in the World
as Mary Fanshawe1934 Once to Every Woman
as Teresa1934 Viva Villa!
as Nan Brockton1934 Cheating Cheaters
as Marie Franck1934 Madame Spy
as Gail Hamilton1934 Black Moon
as Louise Loring1934 Woman in the Dark
as Jean Hastings1934 Mills of the Gods
as Janet Kruegar1934 The Countess of Monte Cristo
as Ann Darrow1933 King Kong
as Screaming voice (uncredited)1933 The Son of Kong
as Self (archive footage) (uncredited)1933 Hollywood on Parade No. B-5
as Vida Carew1933 The Woman I Stole
as Ruth Bertin1933 The Vampire Bat
as Cynthia Glennon1933 The Big Brain
as Diana1933 Below the Sea
as Charlotte Duncan1933 Mystery of the Wax Museum
as Lucy Calhoun1933 The Bowery
as Kay Walling1933 Master of Men
as Wildeth Christie1933 Shanghai Madness
as Ann Carver Graham1933 Ann Carver's Profession
as Virginia Brush1933 One Sunday Afternoon
as Eve Trowbridge1932 The Most Dangerous Game
as Mary Foster1932 Stowaway
as Joanne Xavier1932 Doctor X
as herself1931 The Stolen Jools
as Taisie Lockhart1931 The Conquering Horde
as Kay Roberts1931 The Lawyer's Secret
as Lee Carleton1931 Three Rogues
as Marcia Collins1931 The Finger Points
as Helen Pierce1931 Dirigible
as Camille de Jonghe1931 The Unholy Garden
as Daisy1930 The Sea God
as Joan Randall1930 The Border Legion
as Marie Gardoni1930 Behind the Make-Up
as Sweetheart1930 Paramount on Parade
as Ynez1930 Captain Thunder
as Consuelo1930 The Texan
as Ethne Eustace1929 The Four Feathers
as Lora Nixon1929 Pointed Heels
as Mitzi1929 The Honeymoon
as Ritzy1929 Thunderbolt
as Elizabeth1928 Street of Sin
as Mitzi / Mitzerl Schrammell1928 The Wedding March
as Anna Lee1928 The First Kiss
as Christine Charteris1928 The Legion of the Condemned
as Mildred Orth1927 Spurs and Saddles
as Roberta1927 A One Man Game
as Molly Vernon1927 Loco Luck
as Jessie Hayden1926 The Wild Horse Stampede
as Pauline Stewart1926 The Man in the Saddle
as Milly1926 Four Square Steve
as Nancy Burton1926 Don't Shoot
as Lila Rogers1926 Lazy Lightning
as Potential Pen-Buyer (uncredited)1925 Isn't Life Terrible?
as Concerned Girl with Perfume (uncredited)1925 What Price Goofy?
as Nursemaid1925 Chasing the Chaser
as The Wife1925 Thundering Landlords
as Woman in Quarrelsome Couple1925 Your Own Back Yard
as Salesgirl at Department Store1925 Sure-Mike!
as The Girl1925 Unfriendly Enemies
as Beach House Cashier (uncredited)1925 No Father to Guide Him
as Beth Slocum1925 The Coast Patrol
as Miss Sniff, the Professor's Daughter1925 Moonlight and Noses
as Lady in Car1924 Sweet Daddy
as Girl Entering Taxi1924 Just a Good Guy

TV Shows/Series with Fay Wray as Actress(15)

as Mrs. Staunton1960 The Islanders
as Ethel Harrison1957 Perry Mason
as Lorna Thomas1957 Perry Mason
as Mignon Germaine1957 Perry Mason
as Agnes Marsh1955 The 20th Century Fox Hour
as Mrs. Renshaw1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents
as Mrs. Nelson1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents
as Mrs. Turner1953 General Electric Theater
as Mrs. Bassett1953 General Electric Theater
as herself1952 This Is Your Life
as Edna Curtis1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame

Movies with Fay Wray as Crew(1)

Writing/Theatre Play1944 This Is the Life

Full Name: Fay Wray
Born: Sunday, 09/15 1907 (September) in Cardston, Alberta (Canada)
Died: Sunday, 08/08 2004 (August) in Manhattan (aged: 96)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Hollywood High School
Spouses (current/former): Robert Riskin, John Monk Saunders
Father: Joseph Heber Wray
Mother: Elvira Marguerite Jones
Other names for Fay Wray (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Фэй Рэй"
"Фэй Рей"
Fay Wray frequently works together with these people:
Raymond Bailey (17x, Actor)
Robert H. Harris (17x, Actor)
Virginia Gregg (16x, Actress)
Harry Tyler (14x, Actor)
Bartlett Robinson (14x, Actor)
H.M. Wynant (13x, Actor)
John Zaremba (13x, Actor)
Percy Helton (13x, Actor)
Russell Collins (13x, Actor)
Tyler McVey (13x, Actor)
Arthur Franz (12x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:74546, Added: 05/23/2018, Last updated: 03/27/2023