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Fay Holden (1893–1973)

Fay Holden was born on September 26, 1893 in Birmingham, England as Dorothy Fay Hammerton. She was an actress, known for Samson and Delilah (1949), Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938) and Blossoms in the Dust (1941). She was married to David Clyde. She died on June 23, 1973 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Samson and Delilah
Samson and Delilah Hazelelponit
Love Finds Andy Hardy
Blossoms in the Dust
Canyon Passage
Canyon Passage Mrs. Overmire


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 1956 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Bess Palmer
- Mr. Kagle and the Baby Sitter (1956) ... Bess Palmer
 1950 The Big Hangover
Martha Belney
 1948 Whispering Smith
Emmy Dansing
 1946 Little Miss Big
Mary Jane Baxter
 1941 H.M. Pulham, Esq.
Mrs. John Pulham
 1941 Blossoms in the Dust
Mrs. Kahly
 1941 I'll Wait for You
Mrs. Miller
 1941 Ziegfeld Girl
Mrs. Regan
 1941 Washington Melodrama
Mrs. Claymore
 1941 The Penalty (scenes deleted)
 1940 Bitter Sweet
Mrs. Millick
 1939 Sergeant Madden
Mary Madden
 1938 Hold That Kiss
Mrs. Evans
 1938 Test Pilot
Lingerie Saleslady (uncredited)
 1938 Love Is a Headache
Mary, Peter's Secretary
 1937 Double or Nothing
Martha Sewell Clark
 1937 Souls at Sea
Mrs. Martin (uncredited)
 1937 Exclusive
Mrs. Swain
 1937 King of Gamblers
 1937 Internes Can't Take Money
Mother Teresa
 1937 Guns of the Pecos
Aunt Carrie Burton (as Gaby Fay)
 1936 The Accusing Finger
Little Old Lady (uncredited)
 1936 Polo Joe
Aunt Minnie
 1936 Wives Never Know
Mrs. Gossamer
 1936 The White Angel
Queen Victoria (uncredited)
 1936 I Married a Doctor
Ella Stowbody (as Gaby Fay)
 1935 The Pace That Kills
Madame / Henchwoman (as Gaby Fay)
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Gaby Fay


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Well-groomed, gentle-natured, British-born character actress from the stage. In Hollywood by the mid-'30s and signed by MGM to play encouraging, benevolent relatives on film, notably Mickey Rooney's mother in the "Andy Hardy" series. See more »

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