STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 2,230 this week

Fay Spain (1933–1983)


She was your typical B-movie drive-in bad girl - sometimes blonde, sometimes brunette, always bodacious. A tease, a taunter and a temptress throughout most her career, Fay Spain was born in Phoenix, Arizona, in 1932. She headed to New York where she initially found summer stock work and a bit of television exposure. One of her earliest TV ... See full bio »

Editors' Spotlight

Unbroken: An interview with Angelina Jolie

IMDb's Arno Kazarian chats with Angelina Jolie about working with cinematographer Roger Deakins and harnessing Jack O'Connell's fire

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 7831 people
created 18 Sep 2011
 
a list of 274 people
created 21 Jul 2012
 
list image
a list of 400 people
created 31 Jul 2012
 
a list of 661 people
created 27 Nov 2012
 
a list of 63 people
created 24 Jan 2013
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Fay Spain's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (91 credits)
 1977 The Godfather: A Novel for Television (TV Mini-Series)
Marcia Roth (uncredited)
 1974-1975 Police Woman (TV Series)
Nadine Hummel / Mame Dorn
- The Hit (1975) ... Nadine Hummel
- Flowers of Evil (1974) ... Mame Dorn
 1975 Caribe (TV Series)
Connie James
- Assault on the Calavera (1975) ... Connie James
 1974 Ironside (TV Series)
Alice Schmidt
- Class of '40 (1974) ... Alice Schmidt
 1972 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Molly Mitchell
- Rare Objects (1972) ... Molly Mitchell
 1967-1972 Mannix (TV Series)
Mrs. Welch / Gladys
- Cry Silence (1972) ... Mrs. Welch
- Catalogue of Sins (1967) ... Gladys
 1971 Medical Center (TV Series)
Linda
- The Nowhere Child (1971) ... Linda
 1971 The Todd Killings
Mrs. Mack
 1971 The Man and the City (TV Series)
Lois Niles
- I Should Have Let Him Die (1971) ... Lois Niles
 1970 The Naked Zoo
Pauline
 1968-1969 Hogan's Heroes (TV Series)
Carla / Myra
- How to Catch a Papa Bear (1968) ... Myra
 1969 My Friend Tony (TV Series)
- Kidnap (1969)
 1968 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Lila St. Clair
- Gomer and the Queen of Burlesque (1968) ... Lila St. Clair
 1957-1967 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Willy / Bessie Lee / Mavis McCloud
- Wonder (1967) ... Willy
- A Man a Day (1961) ... Bessie Lee
- Mavis McCloud (1957) ... Mavis McCloud
 1967 Iron Horse (TV Series)
Marian
- Six Hours to Sky High (1967) ... Marian
 1967 Welcome to Hard Times
Jessie
 1966 The Rat Patrol (TV Series)
Fay
- The Gun Runner Raid (1966) ... Fay
 1966 I Spy (TV Series)
Vanessa
- It's All Done with Mirrors (1966) ... Vanessa
 1966 The Gentle Rain
Nancy Masters
 1966 A Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series)
Millie Turner
- The Accused (1966) ... Millie Turner
 1965 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Nora Keel
- Three Cheers for Little Boy Blue (1965) ... Nora Keel
 1962-1964 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Emily Buchanan / Sally Winters
- Catch a Crooked Mouse (1964) ... Emily Buchanan
- The Roaring Boy-O (1962) ... Sally Winters
 1964 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Kathleen O'Hannrahan
- The Sisters O'Hannrahan (1964) ... Kathleen O'Hannrahan
 1964 Flight to Fury
Destiny Cooper
 1964 Channing (TV Series)
Phyllis
- Swing for the Moon (1964) ... Phyllis
 1963 The Greatest Show on Earth (TV Series)
Alicia
- The Hanging Man (1963) ... Alicia
 1963 Thunder Island
Helen Dodge
 1963 Stoney Burke (TV Series)
Libby Ferris
- Cat's Eyes (1963) ... Libby Ferris
 1963 Going My Way (TV Series)
Helen Bancroft
- The Slasher (1963) ... Helen Bancroft
 1960-1963 Laramie (TV Series)
Gladys / Fran Ericson / Gloria Patterson
- Vengeance (1963) ... Gladys
- No Second Chance (1960) ... Fran Ericson
- Duel at Alta Mesa (1960) ... Gloria Patterson
 1959-1962 Rawhide (TV Series)
Lissa Hobson / Barbara Fraser / Winoka
- Incident of the Lost Woman (1962) ... Lissa Hobson
- Incident in the Middle of Nowhere (1961) ... Barbara Fraser
- Incident of the Valley in Shadow (1959) ... Winoka
 1962 Black Gold
Julie
 1962 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Marie Jarnier
- The Angry Sky (1962) ... Marie Jarnier
 1960-1962 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Barbara Mason / Honey Shaw
- Payoff (1962) ... Barbara Mason
- Birthday Boy (1960) ... Honey Shaw
 1962 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Lisa Delman
- Odyssey of a Proud Suitcase (1962) ... Lisa Delman
 1962 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Enid Lazzo
- Murder by Proxy: Earl Klegg (1962) ... Enid Lazzo
 1961 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Julie Duvall
- Testimony of Evil (1961) ... Julie Duvall
 1959-1961 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Julie / Amy
- Captain Butcher (1961) ... Julie
- Paradise Lost (1959) ... Amy
 1961 Gunslinger (TV Series)
Martha
- The Buried People (1961) ... Martha
 1957-1961 Maverick (TV Series)
Lana Cane / Angelica Garland / Stella Legendre / ...
- The Cactus Switch (1961) ... Lana Cane
- Bolt from the Blue (1960) ... Angelica Garland
- The Goose-Drownder (1959) ... Stella Legendre
- The Naked Gallows (1957) ... Ruth Overton
 1960 Route 66 (TV Series)
Paula Shay
- A Fury Slinging Flame (1960) ... Paula Shay
 1960 Riverboat (TV Series)
Laurie Rawlings
- Duel on the River (1960) ... Laurie Rawlings
 1960 The Deputy (TV Series)
Sally Tornado
- Sally Tornado (1960) ... Sally Tornado
 1960 Michael Shayne (TV Series)
Marge Jerome
- Call for Michael Shayne (1960) ... Marge Jerome
 1960 Naked City (TV Series)
Felice Reynolds
- A Succession of Heartbeats (1960) ... Felice Reynolds
 1960 Moment of Fear (TV Series)
- Fire by Night (1960)
 1959-1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Madeleine Hall / Leslie Lenox
- The Cuckoo Clock (1960) ... Madeleine Hall
- The Last Dark Step (1959) ... Leslie Lenox
 1960 The Alaskans (TV Series)
Ellen Hawley / Janice Collier
- The Bride Wore Black (1960) ... Ellen Hawley
- Peril at Caribou Crossing (1960) ... Janice Collier
 1960 Markham (TV Series)
Lucille Barrett
- Deadly Promise (1960) ... Lucille Barrett
 1960 The Detectives (TV Series)
Marcy Collins
- House Call (1960) ... Marcy Collins
 1959-1960 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Angela / Amy Williams
- Angela (1960) ... Angela
- The Matchmaker (1959) ... Amy Williams
 1959 Bonanza (TV Series)
Sue Ellen Terry
- The Sisters (1959) ... Sue Ellen Terry
 1959 Johnny Guitar (TV Movie)
Anna Carrick
 1959 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Anna Carrick
- Ballad to Die For (1959) ... Anna Carrick
 1959 The Beat Generation
Francee Culloran
 1958-1959 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Serena Love / Helen Rockwood
- A Very Special Investigator (1959) ... Serena Love
- A Pressing Engagement (1958) ... Helen Rockwood
 1959 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Audrey
- Abra-Cadaver (1959) ... Audrey
 1959 Al Capone
Maureen Flannery
 1959 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Julie Poe
- The Tumbleweed Wagon (1959) ... Julie Poe
 1959 The Ten Commandments (TV Movie)
 1958 Pursuit (TV Series)
Andrea
- The Dark Cloud (1958) ... Andrea
 1958 The Texan (TV Series)
Ann Dowd
- The Easterner (1958) ... Ann Dowd
 1956-1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Annamay Paul / Crystal Vail
- A Town Has Turned to Dust (1958) ... Annamay Paul
- The Big Slide (1956) ... Crystal Vail
 1958 M Squad (TV Series)
Ruth Reardon
- Accusation (1958) ... Ruth Reardon
 1958 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Lisa Carew
- Pick up the Gun (1958) ... Lisa Carew
 1958 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Charlotte Lynch
- The Case of the Fiery Fingers (1958) ... Charlotte Lynch
 1958 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Aileen Evans
- The Tony Drummond Story (1958) ... Aileen Evans
 1958 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Trina Greco
- A Grave Undertaking (1958) ... Trina Greco
 1958 The Court of Last Resort (TV Series)
Woman
- The Jacob Loveless Case (1958) ... Woman
 1958 Whirlybirds (TV Series)
Blonde
- Blind Victory (1958) ... Blonde
 1957 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
Susie Tatum
- Quicksilver (1957) ... Susie Tatum
 1957 The Crooked Circle
Carol Smith
 1957 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Rena
- High Wire (1957) ... Rena
 1957 The Web (TV Series)
Sadie
- Dead Silence (1957) ... Sadie
 1957 Teenage Doll
Helen (segment "Hel")
 1957 The Abductors
Sue Ellen
 1957 The Box Brothers (TV Series)
Tracey
- The Crush (1957) ... Tracey
 1957 Wire Service (TV Series)
Peggy
- Chicago Exclusive (1957) ... Peggy
 1956 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big Beer (1956)
 1956 Conflict (TV Series)
Nancy Meadows
- The Magic Brew (1956) ... Nancy Meadows
 1956 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Susan Doonevan
- The Long Winter (1956) ... Susan Doonevan
 1956 Warner Brothers Presents (TV Series)
- The Magic Brew (1956)
 1955 Big Town (TV Series)
- Mental Health (1955)
Show Show Self (3 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

She was chosen as one of the "WAMPAS Baby Stars of 1956" by a group of veteran actors and actresses. The selecting group included Ginger Rogers. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

Message Boards

Recent Posts
You Bet Your Life- 'CHEYENNE'. g8856
Fay Spain...unforgettable pywalkye2
Discuss Fay Spain on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page