Fay Wray (born Vina Fay Wray; September 15, 1907--August 8, 2004) was a Canadian-American actress most noted for playing the female lead in King Kong. Through an acting career that spanned 57 years, Wray attained international renown as an actress in horror movie roles, leading to many considering her as the first 'scream queen'. After appearing in minor movie roles, Wray gained media attention being selected as one of the 'WAMPAS Baby Stars'. This led to Wray being contracted to Paramount Pictures as a teenager, where she made more than a dozen movies.
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