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Fay Bainter

Fay Bainter (December 7, 1891 - April 16, 1968) was an American actress. Born 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.

Other films include Quality Street[?], Young Tom Edison[?], Our Town, The Human Comedy, State Fair, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty[?], The President's Lady[?] and The Children's Hour[?], for which she once again was nominated for Best Supporting Actress.

Because her husband, Reginald Venable, was a military officer, the couple are buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Blvd.



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