Fay Compton
Date of Birth
Sep 18, 1894
Birth Place:
London, England, UK

Biography

British actress Fay Compton came from a formidable acting lineage; her father was actor/manager Edward Compton, and her grandfather was 19th-century theatrical luminary Henry Compton. Starting in the Follies staged by first husband H. G. Pelissier, Fay Compton made her mark in the plays of J. M. Barrie (of Peter Pan fame). Fay in fact introduced several of Barrie's plays to London audiences,...