Fay McKenzie, Gene Autry's Co-Star in 5 Movie Westerns, Dies at 101

Fay McKenzie, Gene Autry's Co-Star in 5 Movie Westerns, Dies at 101
Fay McKenzie, who starred alongside Gene Autry in five Westerns and appeared in five films for director Blake Edwards, has died. She was 101.

McKenzie died in her sleep on April 16 in Los Angeles, a relative, Bryan Cooper, announced.

After a brief marriage to tough-guy actor Steve Cochran in the 1940s, McKenzie wed screenwriter Tom Waldman, who worked on the screenplays for the Edwards films High Time (1960), The Party (1968) and Trail of the Pink Panther (1982).

In The Party, McKenzie played Alice Clutterbuck, the hostess of the film's chaotic bash, and she also appeared for the ...
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