Fay Compton

Fay Compton

Highest Rated: 100% Odd Man Out (1947)

Lowest Rated: 20% Laughter in Paradise (1951)

Birthday: Sep 18, 1894

Birthplace: West Kensington, London, England, UK

Distinguished stage actress with a distinctive, lovely voice who appeared in Sir James Barrie's "Peter Pan" and was reputedly the playwright's favorite actress (she starred in five of his plays and he wrote, "Mary Rose" for her). Compton made her film debut in "She Stoops to Conquer" (1914) and, after starring in numerous British silents and early talkies, had a long career in a character parts, including as Emilia opposite Orson Welles' "Othello" (1952) and as the aunt on TV's "The Forstye Saga."

Highest rated movies

Odd Man Out
The Haunting
The Vanquished
Waltzes From Vienna
Laughter in Paradise

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
86% 82% The Haunting Mrs. Sanderson (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet 48% The Story of Esther Costello Mother Superior (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Aunt Clara Gladys Smith (Character) - 1954
67% 64% The Vanquished Mrs. Pinkerton (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet 89% Othello Emilia (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lady Possessed Mme. Brune (Character) - 1952
20% 61% Laughter in Paradise Agnes Russell (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Forbidden Street Mrs. Culver (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Esther Waters Mrs. Barfield (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 20% London Belongs to Me Mrs. Josser (Character) - 1948
100% 86% Odd Man Out Rosie (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Prime Minister Queen Victoria (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Mill on the Floss Mrs. Tulliver (Character) - 1937
50% 6% Waltzes From Vienna Countess Helga von Stahl (Character) - 1934
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Battle of Gallipoli Mrs. Doe (Character) - 1931
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Eleventh Commandment Ruth Barchester (Character) - 1924
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Loves of Mary, Queen of Scots Mary Stuart (Character) - 1923
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Bill of Divorcement Margaret Fairfield (Character) - 1922

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Forsyte Saga Unknown (Character) 1967