Wray gained media attention when she was selected as one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars in 1926.
She is best remembered for her role as the blonde seductress of a gigantic, prehistoric gorilla in the classic horror/adventure film King Kong (1933).
Wray also appeared in over a hundred other films, mostly in the 1930s, including The Wedding March (1928), The Four Feathers (1929), The Most Dangerous Game (1933), The Vampire Bat (1933), and The Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933). She also appeared in Viva Villa, The Texan, The Conquering Horde, One Sunday Afternoon, and Dr. X. Later in her career, Wray appeared in Small Town Girl, Tammy and the Bachelor, and Summer Love.
Wray was married to John Monk Saunders, Robert Riskin, and Dr. Sanford Rothenberg. She is the mother of Susan Saunders, and Victoria and Robert Riskin Jr.
Her autobiography On the Other Hand ISBN 0312022654 was published in 1988.
Fay Wray Facts
|Birth Name||Vina Fay Wray|
|Birthday||September 15, 1907|
|Birthplace||Cardston, Alberta, Canada|
|Date of death||August 8, 2004 (age 96)|
|Height||5' 3" (1m60) How tall is Fay Wray compared to you?|