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Fay Bainter (December 7, 1891April 16, 1968) was an American actress. Christened Fay Okell Bainter in Los Angeles, California, her film debut didn't occur until This Side of Heaven in 1934. But she hit Hollywood fast, and in 1938 she was nominated for both the Academy Award for Best Actress, for White Banners, and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, for Jezebel, which she won. December 7 is the 341st day (342nd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1891 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... April 16 is the 106th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (107th in leap years). ... 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... The Downtown Los Angeles skyline. ... 1934 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... ... 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Academy Award for Best Actress is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... White Banners is a 1938 film which tells the story of a homeless woman who finds a home with a kind couple in order to be near to their young neighbor, her son whom she had given up for adoption. ... The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Jezebel is a 1938 film that tells the story of a headstrong young Southern woman during the years prior to the American Civil War, and how her actions cost her the love of the man she truly loves. ...


She, once again, was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Children's Hour. MacLaine and Hepburn in the 1961 version The Childrens Hour is a 1934 stage play by Lillian Hellman. ...


Because her husband, Reginald Venable, was a military officer, the couple are buried at Arlington National Cemetery. Arlington Cemetery Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, Virginia, is an American military cemetery established during the American Civil War on the grounds of Robert E. Lees home. ...


She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Blvd. A small part of the Walk of Fame The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a sidewalk along Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street in Hollywood, California, United States, which is embedded with more than 2,000 five-pointed stars featuring the names of celebrities honored by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce...


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Fay Bainter - Biography - Moviefone (327 words)
American actress Fay Bainter was working in stock at age five, and by the time she was 19 was one of the privileged members of theatrical impresario David Belasco's company.
First starring on Broadway in 1912, Bainter was cast in ingenue or romantic parts for the first portion of her career.
Academy members were confused by Bainter's dual nomination, the result being that the Academy was compelled to change its nominating and voting rules (P.S.: She won for Jezebel).
Fay Bainter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (187 words)
Fay Bainter (December 7, 1893 – April 16, 1968) was an Academy Award-winning American actress.
Bainter was born Fay Okell Bainter in Los Angeles, California.
Although her occupation in 1910 was traveling actress, her film debut didn't occur until This Side of Heaven in 1934.
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