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Frank Fay Overview:

Actor, Frank Fay, was born Francis Anthony Donner on Nov 17, 1891 in San Francisco, CA. Fay died at the age of 69 on Sep 25, 1961 in Santa Monica, CA .

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He was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Radio and Motion Pictures.

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God’s Gift to Women (1931) with

By Orson De Welles on Jul 23, 2015 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! is an actor whose name has never been used here in the past and it?s rather doubtful that his name will come up again anytime soon after this reflection. He?s the star of 1931?s God?s Gift to Women and he is the gift, such as it is. In this short little film he is Toto, a direc... Read full article


God’s Gift to Women (1931) with

By Orson De Welles on Jul 23, 2015 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! is an actor whose name has never been used here in the past and it?s rather doubtful that his name will come up again anytime soon after this reflection. He?s the star of 1931?s God?s Gift to Women and he is the gift, such as it is. In this short little film he is Toto, a direc... Read full article


Discovering : "The Matrimonial Bed"

By David on Nov 7, 2012 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

In vaudeville, was big. He strolled onstage casually, with a slight swish, and then stood and told jokes -- a revolutionary concept for the time. No juggling, no slapstick, no mugging. He was known for his quick wit -- when he was heckled with a Bronx cheer, he responded, "Two of those ma... Read full article


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Frank Fay Facts
He revived himself in the 40s when he starred in the play "Harvey" as Elwood P. Dowd, whose friend is an invisible rabbit. James Stewart played the role in the film version.

Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith, pg. 155-156. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387

Known for his clever wit and uncontrollable ego, he once, when asked during a court appearance what his profession was, exclaimed "I'm the greatest comedian in the world." He later told his exasperated attorney, "I was under oath, wasn't I?"

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